How do I upload my picture in Blackboard


  • How do I get my picture to show on my Blackboard profile
  • My picture is not showing for the courses I am taking on Blackboard.


  • Blackboard Ultra

User Role

  • Everyone


  • The user needs to edit their picture in the profile settings.



Upload your picture

  • In Blackboard click on your name in left column of the page.

  • You can store one image file in your profile

  • Point to the generic silhouette or your picture and select the pencil icon to upload, change, or remove an image.
  • In the panel, select Upload new profile picture to browse for your picture on your computer. Or, you can drag a file to the Upload area.
  • Your image is saved automatically. Close the panel to return to your profile.

Remove or replace your image: Upload or drag in another image. To return to the generic silhouette, select the Delete this picture icon to delete your existing image file.


Where does my picture appear?

Your profile picture appears on course content pages, course cards, rosters, discussions, conversations, and messages next to your activity. You see student profile pictures throughout your courses in the same areas and in the grade book.



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