You can create a profile to personalize your identity on edX, and you can chose to share either a limited profile or full profile with other class participants.
Note: You must specify your year of birth on the Account Settings page before you can share a full profile. If you are under 13 years of age, you can share only a limited profile.
A Limited Profile includes:
Note: If you are under 13 years of age, your limited profile only includes your username.You cannot add a profile picture.
A Full Profile includes:
The site saves your changes automatically.
Note: If you change your profile type from Full Profile to Limited Profile, your full name, location, language, and descriptive paragraph are no longer visible on your profile page. However, this information is saved and becomes visible again to other learners and course teams if you change your profile back to Full Profile.