Faculty / Staff Pronouns

This guide provides instructions on how to designate / change your pronouns. Additionally, this guides notes areas in Canvas in which your designation will show.

If you are unfamiliar with pronouns and want to learn more about its significance, I encourage you to learn more by visiting the LGBT Queer Educational Resource page: What are Pronouns?


Step 2:

Search for Titan Online through the Search field

Click on the Titan Online link

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Step 3:

Click on the Titan Online button

The screen will refresh to the Titan Online home page

Step 4:

Under the Employee Self Service section, click on the Pronouns link

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Step 5:

Read the Pronouns instructional statement

Step 6:

Click on the Pronouns dropdown caret to see the list of options

Step 7:

Select your preferred pronoun

Highlight of Pronoun dropdown options

Based on your selection, the Subject / Object / Possessive fields will populate

He/Him/His example

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She/Her/Hers example

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They/Them/Theirs example

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Use Name/Use Name/Use Name example

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Not Listed

  • If the Not Listed option is selected, you will be required to indicate your Subject
  • Object and Possessive are optional for the Not Listed selection
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Examples of Not Listed:

She / Her populated fields
He / Him populated fields
They / Them populated fields
Ze / Zir / Zirs populated fields
Ey / Em populated fields

Step 8:

When you are done, click the Save button

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Your Pronoun preference will show in various places throughout Canvas as noted below


Discussion page highlighting pronoun appearance


Profile page highlighting pronoun appearance



People page highlighting pronoun appearance

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