Editing Your User Profile

Help students and other instructors get to know you better. Edit your Canvas profile by adding biographical information and a profile picture.

Steps to open and edit your Canvas profile
1) Click the Account icon in the main navigation. 2) Click the Profile link.

How do I edit my profile in my user account as an instructor?

Adjusting Notifications Preferences


Steps to adjust account notifications and a red box around the notification switches
1) Click the Account icon. 2) Click the Notifications choice.  The setting for each item can be controlled by the switches on the right side of the page.

Canvas includes a set of default notification preferences you can receive for your courses. Change your notification settings to receive fewer or less frequent notifications.

How do I set my Canvas notification preferences as an instructor?

Want to learn more?

View all Canvas Guides for Profile and User Settings

Updated: October 11, 2022