Individuals have the option to show or hide contact information that is displayed on the Web (i.e. directory, profile page and media sources database) by modifying privacy settings. You always have access to change your directory privacy settings for the following fields:

Name Office Hours (faculty only) Home Address
Office Phone E-mail Spouse/partner name
Office Location Home Phone Photo


In general, Colby users (i.e. students, faculty and staff) have access to more detail information than general (i.e. off campus) users. Some information is required for on campus display.

Additional Information is drawn from personnel records. To edit this information, please contact the Office of Human Resources or the Office of the Provost and the Dean of Faculty with your request.


Modify Professional Information

Profile pages provide contact information and professional data to a wide variety of on and off-campus users. These pages can be accessed from several areas of the web—from the directory, from individual department sites and from the online media sources database.

You can update your professional information at any time. There are different page views for Colby and non-Colby users. Contact information in directory/profile pages use your privacy settings. Areas on profile pages include:

Area of Expertise
*Contact Information
Professional Information
**Courses Currently Teaching
Other Courses Taught
Current Research
Customizable Sections


*Automatically pulled from personnel records database and are only changed via request from the Office of Human Resources or the Office of the Provost and the Dean of Faculty.

**Automatically pulled from registrar records database. Error should be reported to the Office of the Registrar.

Go to Update Your Professional Information to find out more about customizing your profile page and for further instructions.