Update My Profile on Rossier’s PhD Directory FAQ




Where do I log in?

Go to https://web-app.usc.edu/web/rossierphd and login using your USC Shibboleth credentials.

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How can I edit my profile?

Once you’re logged in you should see your profile to edit. (see above link)

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How do I add my photo?

Under the “Contact Info” tab, look for the “Photo” box and click on “Click or Drop File Here” button.

*Note: Make sure the photo size is in the following:
200px wide
300px height
72dpi
File size not larger than 50KB
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I got an error saying my photo is too big.

You’ll need to reduce the size of your photo. You can do this using free software that should already be on your computer (like Preview or MS Paint), or a professional program like Adobe Photoshop.

Open your original file. Using your program’s size adjustment function, reduce the dpi (resolution) to 72 pixels. Then crop the photo to 200px wide and 300 px high. The file size should not be larger than 50 KB.

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My profile photo is blurry.

Make sure the original photo is larger than 200px wide and 300px height.

Crop your photo to the following dimensions:
72dpi
200px wide
300px height
File size not larger than 50KB

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How do I upload my CV?

Under the Biography menu tab, at the bottom left corner you should see a section to upload your CV. PDF is the recommended format. Please note when replacing/updating your CV, make sure to name the new CV the same file name as before. If not, your old CV will still be live and searchable by Google.

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How do I get rid of weird bullet points under subject headers?

The style is based on a template. At this time, it’s not possible.

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I don’t like the color of links, text and other styles, can I change it?

The style is based on a template. At this time, it’s not possible.

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Tips for creating a profile

  • Upload a professional photo (200px x 300px at 72dpi)
    Example – https://imgplaceholder.com/200×300
  • Write a 1-3 paragraph biography in the third person
  • Add research interests as bullet points
  • Spellcheck
  • Use other profiles as examples

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Who do I contact for help?

Webmaster
Office of Strategic Enrollment Services
webmaster@rossier.usc.edu (213) 740-0224

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