Your Moodle Profile

Edit Your Profile

You can edit your profile to tell the Simmons Moodle community more about yourself. All Simmons Moodle users can see your profile, including your instructors. To edit your profile:

  1. From the top right corner of the Moodle homepage, click on your name.
  2. Click on the Edit profile tab.
  3. Fill in all *required fields.
  4. To upload a picture, next to New picture, click on Choose File. Again, remember that this profile is accessible to all members of the Simmons College community, and your teachers will see this icon.
  5. Click Update profile.
  6. Click here for help with more advanced options.

Change Your Picture/Avatar

Your avatar is the icon representing you. By default it is a yellow smiley face, but you can upload your own image. Please note that your avatar will be visible to everyone. Both students and instructors can see each other's avatar.

To change your avatar:

  1. From the top right of your screen, click on your name.
  2. Click on the Edit Profile tab.
  3. Under Picture of, click Choose File or Browse.
  4. From your computer, choose the picture you want to use and click Upload or Open.
  5. At the bottom of the screen, click Update Profile.


  • Make sure you have filled in all required fields on the Edit Profile page.
  • Make sure the image you are uploading is not too large (less than 250 MB).
  • Make sure the image you are uploading is in a common image file format (e.g., .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif).