Updating Your Profile Page

Updating Your Profile Page 2017-03-21T10:17:54+00:00

For current members of MIT Linguistics


  1. Click on Login for Profile PagesThis can also be found under “Links for department members” in the footer of this site.
  2. Fill in your username (the first part of your MIT email address, without the “@mit.edu”).
  3. Type in a password for the Linguistics site. This is not connected to other MIT accounts.  If you don’t have a password (it’s your first time logging in), or would like a new one, click on “Forgot your password
  4. Once logged in, you will see your profile page.
  5. Click on the gear icon (will appear near your profile picture) to enter edit mode, then click on “Edit Profile”gearicon2.
  6. Add and edit content according to what you wish to display. The fields that display are only the fields that have content; there are many additional fields you may use when you edit your profile.
  7. Click on the checkmark to save these changes. checkmark


  1. Prepare an image that is at least 400 pixels wide.
    • we recommend a square image that is 400 pixels wide and 400 pixels high.
    • The image needs to be in one of these files format:  jpg, png, or gif.
  2. In edit mode, click on your image that will have a little camera icon over it.
  3. You now have the option to change or remove your photo.
  4. Drag and drop your new photo to the pop-up-window.
    • If your photo is already 400 pixels wide, you can click on OK (even though the photo looks off-centered).
    • If you photo is larger than 400 pixels wide, you can drag your photo around to center your face.
  5. Click on OK.
  6. Click on the checkmark to save these changes. checkmark


  1. You may upload your CV in PDF format, or type in a URL to link to your CV that is already on the web elsewhere.

Uploading Research Papers/Publications

Faculty and current graduate students may upload research papers through the Research Paper Online Library (requires MIT certificates). This site serves two purposes:

  1. It creates a link for use on your webpage.
  2. If desired, the papers will appear on the Research Papers in Linguistics page.