Requirements

  • Authorization to Masquerade as a different user
Need Authorization?
In order to authorize a trusted individual to edit a faculty profile, please first complete the Masquerade Authorization Form and send it to the CMS Helpdesk at CMSHelp@wpi.edu.

Authorized Users

If you have already been authorized to masquerade as a faculty member, please see the following steps for accessing their profile:

  1. Login to Drupal with your WPI credentials. 
  2. Scroll down to the footer and look for the Quick Switch links beneath the footer menu
    • If you are authorized to edit more than one profile, you will see a list of usernames.
  3. Click on the appropriate name to masquerade as that person.
  4. You will now be able to edit the faculty profile. 

Once you are masquerading as a faculty member, you will notice several changes to your view. In the top right corner, you will now see the faculty's username instead of your own. You will also see a green and a gold notification box that says "You are masquerading as..."

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When you are done editing the profile, you will want to either logout of Drupal using the Log Out link or switch back to your account using the following steps:

  1. Scroll down to the foot of the website.
  2. Click on the Switch Back link to switch to your Drupal account.
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