Counselor Manual

Part 1: Getting Started

Section 1.4: Updating Your Account Information

In this section, we will tour the Edit Account Info page and add a work address to a counselor account.

When you first open a Coalition account, you give the system minimal information: your name, email address, and date of birth. You can add more info like extra email addresses or a work address by editing your account information.

  1. Log in to your account at mycoalition.org.

    site address

    Or, if you are already logged in, go to your account Overview

    Overview
  2. Click your account avatar in the upper right corner of the screen: it’s either a circle with your initials or an actual avatar image.
  3. Select Account Settings from the drop–down list.

    account settings
  4. In the top task bar you have the option to Edit Account Info or Change Your Photo. Click the Edit Account Info button.

    Change Your Photo button
  5. On this page you can change or add to your profile information. It opens with an Overview of all your information displayed.

    account information overview
  6. Use the links in the left navigation to choose your action.
    • Personal Info: select to add or change personal information like name and gender
    • Username/Email: select to change your account email address
    • Password: select to change your password
    • Contact Info: select to edit or add email, phone, and address information
    • Preferences: select to authorize text notifications or to delete your account
  7. In this exercise we will select Contact Info to add a work address.

    contact info screen

    As you can see, this page enables you to edit, add, and delete all types of contact information.
  8. To add an address, simply select the Add Address button and fill in the form. Then select the appropriate Address Type from the drop–down list and click Save.

    edit address screen
  9. Select Go to Coalition Platform to return to your account Overview

Table of Contents | Section 2.1: Accepting Student Contact Requests