Loyola University Chicago

Office of Registration and Records

Self-Service Pages Displaying Preferred Name

If you add a Preferred Name in LOCUS, it will display in place of your Primary Name at the top of most of the pages students can access.  Below is a detailed list of all of the pages which will display your Preferred Name.

Please take special note of the Campus Finances pages with regard to Parent/Guest Access.  If you have given Parent/Guest access to Campus Finances pages, Preferred Name will be visible to any parent/guest that you have designated.  Of particular note:  Preferred Name displays on the ‘Make a Payment’ page, which can be accessed from ‘View my e-Bill’.

Personal Portfolio menu

  • Names
  • Student Center
  • Addresses
  • Phone Numbers
  • Emergency Contacts
  • Review Ethnicity/Race
  • To Do List
  • Holds
  • Parent/Guest Access


Campus Finances menu  

Please see note above about Parent/Guest access

  • View e-Bill(s)
    • The bill displays Primary Name, but there is a button that will take you to the Make a Payment page which displays the Preferred Name.  If Parent/Guest access is given to View e-Bill, Preferred Name will be visible if the Make a Payment page is accessed.
  • Payment Profile
  • Make a Payment
    • Account Inquiry
    • Account Services
  • View My Financial Aid Award
  • View 1098T (Preferred Name shows on top of the page, Pimary Name shows on the actual 1098T)


Academics menu

  • View My Advisors
  • View Enrollment Appt.
  • Enroll in a Class
  • View My Class Schedule
  • Academic Requirements Report
  • View My Major
  • View My Grades
  • View Unofficial Transcript (Preferred Name appears at top of screen, Primary Name appears on actual transcript)
  • Request Official Transcript (Preferred Name appears at top of screen, Primary Name appear on actual transcript)
  • Enrollment Verification (Preferred Name appears at top of screen, Primary Name will appear on verification document)
  • Apply for Graduation
  • View Graduation Status