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How to Use MyDirectory

Learn how to use MyDirectory to add, change, or delete your personal information or someone else's in the online and print directories

To immediately access the tool and bypass these instructions, go to MyDirectory.

Some changes require a review by Directory Services before they are accepted, including:

  • Department
  • Phone number
  • Room number
  • Mail Code
  • Building
  • Title
  • New records
  • Deleted records
  • Name changes other than case, spaces, or apostrophe
  • Updates to someone else's record

For changes to student directory listings, contact the Registrar’s office at (858) 534-3150.

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1. Open the Update Directory Listing form.

  • To access your own information or create/ delete your personal entry:
    • Open MyDirectory. You can also link from the MyServices list on the right side of the Blink home page.
    • Enter your Single Sign-On user ID and password.
  • To access someone else's information or create/ delete an entry for someone else:
    • Look up the name in the directory at the top of every Blink page.
    • Click the link at the bottom of the information page to change/ delete the entry.
    • If no record is found, open MyDirectory. Click “Add Listing” to clear current page.
    • Enter all required information and other data as appropriate.
      Note: Updates to someone else's records require a review by Directory Services before they are accepted.

2. Make necessary changes to the Update Directory Listing form.

  • To create a new record:
    • Click Add listing at the top of the page.
    • Enter all required information and other data as appropriate.

    • Note: New records require a review by Directory Services before they are accepted.
  • To change an existing record:
    • Click Change Listing at the top of the page.
    • Enter new information in any field needing an update.
      Note: The following fields will update immediately, without approval from Directory Services:
      • Your own name:
        • Add an apostrophe (O'Hara)
        • Add a space (La Cruz)
        • Change the case of letters (McDonald)
        • Change the case of your middle initial
        • Add your nickname (letters only)
      • Lab phone number
      • Lab URL
      • Alternate phone number
      • Mobile phone number
      • Assistant information (see instructions)
      • Personal website
      • Fax number
  • To delete an old record:
    • Click Delete listing at the top of the page.

    • Note: Deleted records require a review by Directory Services before they are accepted.

3. Complete the process and exit.

  • Click Preview at the bottom of the form, and verify that the information displays correctly.
  • Complete the form with your name as submitter and the name of the person approving the changes (if needed) in the "Approved by" field.
  • Click Submit Changes at the bottom of the form to complete the process and exit.

4. Follow up on your MyDirectory change(s).

  • Check your e-mail and read the notification that your changes have been received and approved. Note that e-mail confirmations are sent to:
    • The person in the listing
    • The submitter, if different from the person in the listing
    • Assistants, if any
    • Directory Services, for certain fields
  • Wait until the next business day to review your MyDirectory changes online.

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