How do I set up my profile?
Your Profile is available in all of your sites throughout the system. It contains information about you, such as your photo, contact information, social networking information, and privacy settings. All Profile fields are optional.
Go to Profile.
Select the Profile tool from the Tool Menu in the Home area.
Changing your picture.
To change your profile picture, follow the steps in the article, How do I edit my profile picture?
Editing your information.
Note: Your information entered in each profile section (e.g., Basic Information, Contact Information, etc.) can be hidden or shown to other users (through the Roster, Forums, or Chat Room tools) based on your profile privacy settings.
Click on the Edit link for a particular section (e.g., Basic Information, Contact Information, etc.) to modify or add your information in that section.
You can enter a brief personal statement in the Personal summary area under Basic Information so that others can get to know a little bit about you. Click Save changes to save it.
A simplified version of the Rich Text Editor is available to you here, in case you would like to format your text.
Note: Remember that all fields are optional. You may also choose to show/hide some information in your privacy settings.
Often, the user's college email address is automatically populated in this area. If it is not, or if you prefer an alternate email address, you may enter it here.
You may also choose to enter your phone and/or fax numbers if desired.
Be sure to click Save changes to save any changes.
If you are a faculty or staff member at your institution, the Faculty/Staff Information section is a place to display more information about you and your role at the institution. For example, faculty members might choose to include a professional biography here, as well as information about research interests, publications, or the classes that they teach. Click Save changes to save any changes.
If you are a student at the institution, you may enter information about your degree or program tracks here. Click Save changes to save any changes.
You may also include links to your social media accounts or contact information on social networking sites. Click Save changes to save any changes.