Follow these instructions to add a preferred name (nickname) to your Schoology account.
1. Log in to Schoology
2. Go to Account Settings.
3. In the text box next to Preferred First Name, enter your preferred name and click Save Changes.
4. Click on your name at the top to view your User Profile.
5. Your preferred name will appear in parentheses.
Note: The Preferred Name option exists to help your teachers identify you in the course for assignments and grading purposes.