There should be an option, in the Profile Settings, to have a preferred name to be more inclusive. Same with pronouns. It is also a protective measure to closeted people towards the other students.


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Hi @SavannahHeimbue -

Thank you for taking the time to submit this idea!

This is currently a feature available in Canvas. Some institutions have enabled it, while others have not. It would be a great conversation to start with your local Canvas Support team though!

How do I select personal pronouns in my user account as a student? 

How do I enable personal pronouns in an account?