Account Names - University of Houston
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Account Names

Computer account names (userids) and e-mail addresses are created according to your official UH employee or student record. The standard naming convention is

first-initial + last-name
first-initial + middle-initial + last-name

If a userid is already in use, it will be necessary to add a number to the end of the last name to make it unique. Examples of this are jcougar, jacougar, and jcougar3.

Name Changes

Someday you might need to change your name. Computer accounts can be updated, if necessary, to reflect name changes. To request a name change, complete the Rename Form