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How to set a Profile Picture

You can now upload a profile picture that appears throughout Blackboard. Your personal image appears in the page header, people tool, blogs, journals, discussions, wikis, and roster. Image dimensions should be 150x150 pixels for best results. To add a profile picture:

  1. Select the arrow next to your name in the page header to open the menu
  2. Select Settings at the bottom of the panel
  3. Select Personal Information
  4. Select Personalize My Settings
  5. Select Use custom avatar image and browse your computer for your picture
  6. Click Submit. Your profile picture appears in the page header next to your name
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