Use member profiles

Filling out your member profile is a great way to start exploring the HASTAC site.  (To learn about HASTAC's privacy policies regarding how the personal information you enter will be used, please refer to Section 5 of the HASTAC Terms and Conditions, entitled "Use of Personal Information and Privacy.")

To edit your profile, log in to and click 'My Profile' in the upper right corner navigation bar.  Then select 'Edit Profile' from the right sidebar

Once you have selected 'Edit My Account,' profile subnavigation will appear: Account, My Organizations, Newsletter Subscription, Personal Information, and Social Media Profiles.  


Clicking on the 'Account' tab will allow you to edit the following sections.  If you make any changes, be sure to click 'Save' at the bottom of the page before navigating to another page. 


Set your preferred Username.  

Email address

Enter a valid email address.  All emails from the system will be sent to this address.  The email address is not made public and will only be used if you wish to receive a new password or certain news/notifications by email. 


To change your password, enter the new password in both fields and click 'Save' at the bottom of the page.  


Upload an image that will appear on your account profile.  The image will also appear on any piece of content you post without its own signature image.  The image should be at least 150 pixels wide.  It will be cropped to a square and resized automatically. 

Contact settings

Check the box if you wish to allow other users to contact you by email via the personal contact form.  Note that your email address will still not be made public to other users EXCEPT site administrators, who will be able to contact you even if you choose not to enable this feature.  

Please note: This help text is a work in progress.  Please expect to see text on the following sections within the future. 

Messaging and notification settings
Locale settings

My Organizations

Newsletter Subscription

Personal Information

Social Media Profiles

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