How do I update my Community Profile?

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Setting up your profile is the first step to becoming active in your community. Your community profile provides other community members with an easy way to learn about your experiences, skill sets, and interests. Your profile shows up in search results when other members search for keywords contained in your profile. You can update your information at any time.


Click the drop-down menu next to your avatar

The drop-down menu is located in the upper right-hand side of the screen. It can be accessed from anywhere within the community.




Choose the Edit Profile link under personal tools


Select the Profile Details tab

This will bring up all the fields from your profile.


Complete additional information in your profile

Fill in as much profile information as you would like. All required fields (marked) will need to be filled in before you can save the profile. Your profile will be included in all community-wide searches, so be sure to include information that would be useful for others to know. (NOTE: You may not be able to edit username if it is tied to your Canvas account).


Institution and Biography are not required fields, but it is highly encouraged that you fill them out to help other community members understand your background.



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