Canvas: Add a profile picture


This article describes how to add a profile picture in your Canvas site.


  1. Login to Canvas site
  2. Select the Account icon on the top left.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. In Settings, select the Silhouette to the left of your name.
  5. In this location you have to option to upload a photo or take a photo to add.

See the Canvas guides for details steps on adding your photo. These instructions are the same for both instructors or students.

How to add a profile picture to Canvas


Need additional help?

Please fill out this Canvas webform  with as much detail as possible, or contact the ET&S Help Desk team on your local campus.





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Applicable Institution(s):
Granite State College (GSC)
Keene State College (KSC)
Plymouth State University (PSU)
University of New Hampshire (UNH)