IT Help Desk Hints - Updating your campus directory information and signing up for Alerts


Students can easily assign a preferred first name and add an alternate email and emergency contact.

NOTE: Please note changes can take up to 24 hours

Do you want to add a preferred first name?

  1. Login into Campus Directory Administration
  2. Click Personal tab.
  3. Enter Preferred first name.
  4. Click Update Preferred first name.
  5. If you do not want your middle name to show on your email display, you can set your Preferred first name to your first name only which should remove your middle name.

Why is it important to keep your alternate email address up to date?

It is helpful if there is ever a problem with your RCS account to include an alternate email address. 

  1. Login into Campus Directory Administration 
  2. Click the Email tab.
  3. Click edit pencil next to Alternate Contact Email Address.

Be notified of any emergencies on the campus by enrolling in RPI alert.

It is important to keep your Emergency contact current.

  1. Browse to
  2. Under Verify your Contact Information click RPI Alert | Campus Portal
  3. Login with RCS credentials.
  4. Click My Profile (Edit) on the left.
  5. Make changes.
  6. Scroll down and click Save.

What online training articles/manuals/videos are available?

Updating Personal Campus Directory information (Scroll to Students section)

Update Emergency Contact and RPI Alert Info

If you have any questions, please Submit a Request

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