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Profile (Instructors)

Your personal profile contains information about you and your activity on Schoology such as your interests, subjects taught, personal updates, and course/group enrollments.

To access your profile:

  1. Click your name in the upper-right of the header in Schoology.
  2. Click Your Profile.

Schoology users that click on your name in Schoology will also be taken to your profile. System-wide privacy settings in your school may affect who can view your profile. Additionally, depending on the settings in place at your school, you may control who can view your profile by adjusting your Account Privacy Settings.

Profile Menu

The menu on the left of your profile gives access to edit or view the following:

  • Profile Picture
  • Updates
  • Info
  • Blog
  • Portfolios
  • Badges
  • Connections

Profile Picture

To change your profile picture:

If the Edit Picture option does not appear when you hover over your picture, your organization may have different rules for profile pictures. Please reach out to your System Administrator with any questions.

  1. Hover over the profile picture and click Edit Picture.
  2. If you already have a photo in place, click Remove Picture to remove your current picture from view.
  3. Click Attach File.
  4. Choose a JPEG, PNG, or GIF file from your device. There is a 5 MB limit per photo file.
  5. If you'd like to use an avatar instead, choose an avatar below.


The updates posted on your personal profile page are available only to those who have access to your Profile page. These updates can also appear in the Recent Activity feed for your Connections. You can control who can view your updates by adjusting your Account Privacy Settings.


The Info area provides other users with more information about you. To edit your information, click Edit

in the upper-right corner of your Profile page.


The Blog area on your profile is a personal blog. Users can subscribe to your blog posts by navigating to your blog from your Profile page and click Subscribe to Blog from the upper-right of the page. When subscribing to a blog, new blog posts will appear in the Subscriptions area of your account. You can control who can view your blogs by adjusting your Account Privacy Settings.

Portfolios (Enterprise Only)

Enterprise instructors may see a Portfolios area on their profile. Here, you can create, view, and share your personal portfolios. For more information, see our Help article on Portfolios.


If you have been awarded Badges for a course in which you are enrolled (such as a professional development course), they appear in the center of your profile when accessed from the profile menu on the left. Badges are also displayed on the right side of your profile.


The people listed in your Connections area are people with whom you've connected. You may or may not see a Connections area on your profile. Click on a user's profile picture to navigate to their profile page.

If you are an instructor with a verified email address, you can connect with other faculty users.


The Courses area on your profile lists active courses you administer, or courses in which you're enrolled as a member. If you are enrolled in more than 5 courses, you can click See All to view a list of all courses in which you are enrolled.


The Your Groups area on your profile lists the groups you administer or groups in which you're enrolled as a member. If you are enrolled in more than 5 groups, you can click See All to view a list of all groups in which you are enrolled.

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