You can choose a personal avatar (i.e., profile picture) to represent you in some Blackboard tools, such as the Discussion Board.

  1. Log in to Blackboard. 
  2. In the upper-right corner, click on the drop-down menu labeled with your name (see Fig. 1).

    Fig. 1

  3. At the bottom of the drop-down menu, click Settings.
  4. Click Personal Information.
  5. Click Personalize My Settings.
  6. Under Avatar Image, select Use Custom Avatar Image.  
  7. Under Attach File, click Browse My Computer. 
  8. Find the picture you want to upload, and click OK.

  9. This shouldn't need to be said, but obviously you should choose a picture that's appropriate for sharing with your classmates, students, and/or instructors.

  10. Click Submit.