Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies
Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

Updating Your Website Profile

To access your profile, go to the COLA database at: https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/_db/
(UT EID and password required. Bookmark this page for easy access later!)


Instructions for Editing Profile Pages

LAITS (Liberal Arts Instructional Technology Services) provides easy-to-follow instructions with videos on how to update COLA website profiles. Please note that although these instructions refer to faculty, the same information applies to graduate student web profiles, as well.

Quick Instructions

The Faculty profile tabs — or "sandbox" — allow faculty members to maintain their professional information in a single location; that information can then be displayed within any COLA web sites with which the faculty member is affiliated.

  1. Log on to database with UT EID (link to COLA database log-on page)
  2. Edit personal information and Affiliation data for each departmental affiliation (see Home tab) and click "UPDATE DATABASE"
  3. Edit Course descriptions and syllabi (see Courses tab) and click "UPDATE DATABASE"
  4. Edit/Add UG Research (see UG Research tab) and click "UPDATE DATABASE"
  5. If desired, edit/add a custom tab for additional categories of information (see Custom tab) and click "UPDATE DATABASE"
  6. View Faculty profile from department web site to confirm changes appear as desired