Add pronouns to your Canvas account

All users in Canvas can easily select pronouns to be associated with their account.

Once selected, a user’s pronouns are visible with their name, in the following areas:

  • Assignment Creation Menu
  • Assignment Peer Review Page
  • Comment Fields
  • Course Sections List
  • Discussions
  • Inbox
  • People Pages (Account, Course, and Group)
  • Student Context Card (in Grades)
  • SpeedGrader
  • User Navigation Menu
  • User Profile
  • User Settings

See: How do I select personal pronouns in my user account.

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  1. Once within Canvas, navigate to Account, and select Settings.

Account Settings

2. On the next screen, select the Edit Settings button.

Edit Settings

3. Use the drop-down menu for Pronouns to make a selection. Click on Update Settings to save.

Choose Pronoun


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