Blackboard Avatars

You may upload an “avatar” of yourself to Blackboard.  It could be a photograph or illustration.  The avatar will appear in the “Global Navigation” box at the top right of the Blackboard screen, beside your discussion board, blog, and wiki posts amongst others.  The file should be in jpeg, Gif, or PNG format and you should be of a size of 150 x 150 pixels.  Be mindful that your image should not contravene University policy on service usage: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/isolutions/regs.page

Log in

Log in

1. Log into Blackboard.

2. At the My University of Southampton screen look in the Tools box and click on Personal Information.

Personalize my settings

Personalize my settings

3. Click on Personalize My Settings.

Upload

Upload

4. Select Use custom avatar image.

5. Click on Browse My Computer and select an image in Jpeg, gif, or png format that you have sized to 150 x 150 pixels.

6. Click on Submit.