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The Profile tool allows students to upload a picture and provide information accessible through the Classlist. It is recommended to at least fill in contact information and add a picture.

Create a Profile

Users will be able to see the profile photo in the Classlist and next to all posts in Discussions.

To modify a profile, select your name [A]. Then, select Profile [B].

personal menu dropdown options

Enter as much or as little information in the text boxes as desired.

To add a picture, select the Change Picture button. Then, select Upload. Accepted file types include: .jpg; .jpeg; .gif; .bmp; .png; .ico; .mac; .pic; .pict; .pnt; .pntg; .tif; and .tiff.

Add Pronouns to a Profile Card

Pronouns can be added to a profile card, which will be visible in Discussions and in the Classlist.

To make pronouns visible, select Your Name [A]. Then, select Account Settings from the menu [B].

personal menu dropdown

Select the box to "Allow others to see my pronouns" [A], then select Use different pronouns [B].

settings to display pronouns

Enter personal pronouns in the text box, then select Save and Close​.