Updating Pronouns in Canvas

  1. Navigate to Cavas using one.sjsu.edu.
  2. Click on Account and select Settings.

    Screen Shot: Selecting Account and Settings

  3. Click on Edit Settings.

    Screenshot of Canvas, purple box highlighing location of Edit Settings button.

  4. Under Pronouns, click the dropdown box and select an option.
    Note:  Right now Canvas only allows the selection of one set of pronouns.

    Screen Shot: Displaying the pronoun options when you click the dropdown box.

  5. You should now see your pronouns next to your name.

    Screen Shot: Pronouns are now displayed next to your name.

Preferred Names

Names in Canvas will be the same as what you have setup in MySJSU. If you have updated a preferred name in MySJSU it will automatically update Canvas. Please allow up to 72 hours for this process to update.