What is NameCoach?
NameCoach is a service that allows members of the Stanford community to voice record the pronunciation of their names and clarify the honorifics people should use to refer to them.
The audio pronunciations and honorifics are made available throughout online campus systems so that users can easily access the information. The purpose of NameCoach is to facilitate respect and inclusion within the campus community.
How does it work?
To record your name and enter honorifics, log into Axess (student role) > My Information > NameCoach.
Follow the prompts to voice record and enter the appropriate honorifics. Once your information is entered, it is immediately available throughout campus systems in which NameCoach is integrated.
Where can I access the audio recordings and honorifics?
Audio pronunciations are available in class rosters in Axess.
If NameCoach information has not yet been embedded into online touchpoints that you use, you can access a searchable directory on NameCoach using your Stanford credentials.