If your institution allows you to edit your Profile settings, you can make changes to your Full Name, Short Name, and Title.
Note: If you are not allowed to edit your profile settings, you will have to contact your institution to change this information.
Edit Name and Title
Edit your settings:
- Name is used for grading and other administrative items.
- Short Name is what other users will see in discussions, announcements, etc. You can set your Display Name if the setting is enabled.
- Sortable Name uses your last name, first name default and cannot be edited. This appears in sorted lists and administrators can search for it. Please contact your institution to make changes to how this appears.
- Title is the designation you wish to go by.
Note: If you are not allowed to edit your profile name settings, you will have to contact your institution to change this information.