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Edit your People Profile

Available on
Faculty Sites
Sites+

Welcome to your ISU Sites People Profile! You either have your own Faculty site, or are a member of a Faculty site or Sites+ site, and so you have a People Profile.

Make sure to log in.

Step 1: Edit your profile

Find your profile and click the Edit tab. Also, here is always a link to your profile at the top of the website.

A link to your profile is in the white bar by your Net-ID

Let’s fill in those fields! This is where you will edit all of your profile information. Not all of the fields are required. However, the more complete the information, the better the experience for your website visitors and your rankings in online search results will improve.

Step 2: Display your name

  • Display Name. Enter your name as you would like it displayed on your homepage. 
  • First, Middle and Last name. Update these name fields as you wish them to be displayed in future faculty website directories.
  • Pronouns. You have the option to display your pronouns.

Screenshot of the name fields

Did you update these fields? Now is a good time to SAVE.

Save is located at the bottom of the Edit screen. Once you save, you can select the Edit tab again to continue with this tutorial.

Step 3: Position, bio sketch, and contact information

Position. Type in your position(s) at the university. Click Add another item to add additional positions.

The position field

Bio sketch. Provide an overview of yourself in a few brief sentences. This will be displayed at the top of your profile.

The bio sketch field

Contact information. In most cases, contact info was automatically pulled from the ISU Directory. Review it for accuracy and make any necessary changes.

Pre-filled contact information fields

Did you update your contact information fields? Now is a good time to SAVE.

Step 4: Profile picture and CV

Profile picture. Upload a close-up picture of yourself. Use your name as the Alternative text.

CV. Upload your CV as a PDF.

Did you upload a CV? Now is a good time to SAVE.

Step 5: Social media and websites

Professional links. Add website links to your professional social media feeds and websites. To add multiple websites, click Add another item.

Social media and website multi-link field.

Social Media and Website fields are a great place to add Google Scholar or Orchid links to your publications.

Did you add Social Media and Website links? Now is a good time to SAVE.

Step 6: Education, affiliations, and interdepartmental programs

Education. List your educational credentials, one per line. Use Add another item to add more.

The education field with some lines filled out.

Affiliations. Enter your professional affiliations, one per line, such as USDA or Extension and Outreach. Add multiple items with the Add another item button.

An affiliation in the affiliations field

Interdepartmental programs. Enter your associated programs, one per line. Add multiple items with the Add another item button.

The interdepartmental program field

Step 7: More information

More information. This field is for you! You can use it to add more detailed information on your research, add pictures, or any other important homepage information.

The more information field looks like a regular page editor.

Step 8: Save and view your profile

Save. Don't forget to press Save after editing your profile. Once you do this, you will be taken to your newly edited profile.

A green box will appear in the top of your page, indicating that it has been successfully updated. (This green box is temporary and only you can see it.)