Student Pronouns in Canvas (Student guide)

During Fall 2022 (exact date TBD), when you go to Axess to select your pronouns, your selection will show up to teaching staff and peers in various areas in Canvas, including:

  • Announcements (Group level)
    Group_Anouncements.png
  • Comment fields such as Announcement and Discussion comments
  • Discussion posts (Course level and Group level)
    Discussion.png

  • Inbox (when a message is received; pronouns do not display when composing)
    Inbox.png

  • Peer Review Assignments
    Peer_Review_Assignment_1.png
    and
    Peer_Review_Assignment_2.png

  • People Tool 
    • Course level
      Course_People_Tool.png

    • Group level
      People_tool_Group.png

  • Course User Profile Page
    Course_User_Profile_Page.png

In addition, you will see your pronouns in other areas of Canvas, including:

 

In addition to the locations listed above, instructors can see selected pronouns in other areas of Canvas. Setting pronouns is optional and not required. If you need to update your pronouns, please go to Axess