Finding and Rearranging Portal Apps

This article covers how faculty, staff, and students can find a specific portal app in the campus portal.

Portal apps can be found three main locations: the sidebar, widgets on the homepage, and quicklinks.

Portal homepage
I don't see the sidebar!

The sidebar menu is collapsed on smaller screens and mobile devices. Click on the sidebar menu icon at the top left of the screen.

portal sidebar menu

Click (or tap) on the sidebar menu icon.

portal sidebar expanded

The menu expands and you can now scroll through the portal apps.

Finding additional Portal Apps on the sidebar

To see additional portal apps on the sidebar, click on More Apps at the bottom right of the list.

more apps in sidebar

You can also type in the name of the Portal App you are looking for.

portal app search

Just start typing any part of the Portal App name and a list of matches (partial and full) will appear.

Notice you can also search for People, Classes, and the CSUF website using this search bar.

Rearranging Portal Apps on the sidebar

The top six apps that show on the sidebar cannot be changed. However, you can change which apps are the next seven to appear and the order in which your apps show on the sidebar.

1. Click on your profile image at the top left. Or click on your profile menu on the right and select Settings.

  1. Click on your profile picture on the left.
  2. OR click on the Profile Menu on the right and select Settings.

2. Click Apps.

profile settings apps

3. Drag and drop apps to rearrange them.

drag and drop apps demo

The first seven Portal Apps will always appear on your left sidebar without having to select More Apps.

4. Your change(s) will appear when you return to the portal homepage.

web meetings portal app

Need More Help?

Faculty/Staff - contact the IT Help Desk at or 657-278-7777.

Students - contact the Student IT Help Desk at or 657-278-8888.