Update Additional Account Information

Add and edit additional account information, including an alias, cell phone number, and SAM communication email. This information is optional and used only in SAM.

  1. In the top right corner, click Menu.
  2. Click Help, Notifications & Profile.
  3. Edit your account information.
    Field Description
    Birth Year Select your birth year from the list provided.
    Communication Email Optional. Enter an email address if you want communications sent somewhere other than your username.
    • Maximum 128 characters.
    • If blank, emails are sent to your username.
    Alias

    For privacy, instructors can post exam results using students' aliases instead of real names.

    Optional, 6 to 20 characters.

    ID# Student ID. Optional, maximum 20 characters.
    Blackboard ID Optional.
    Cell Phone Optional.
    Join our mailing list Optional. You can receive occasional emails about Cengage products or promotions.
    Note The following characters are not allowed in Name, Username, ID#, or Alias:
    ~ ` ^ * " $ % # ! \ / > < & ; : | ,

    You can't change your username, Institution Key, or time zone.

  4. Click Save.