Portfolium is an academic portfolio network that gives faculty, students, and alumni the power to create, manage, and personalize their own beautifully organized, interactive collection of projects, work samples, skills, activities, and accomplishments. Portfolium allows students to showcase their work, projects and experiences well beyond the limits of a traditional resume and transcript in a way that demonstrates the true value of their education and future potential.


  • Unlimited storage and access
  • Free lifelong ePortfolios for students and alumni
  • Integrates with tools such as Canvas, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google Drive, Box and more
  • Unique way of presenting Badges with evidences

There are three ways Portfolium can be accessed.

  • Faculty, students, and alumni can click the above button and provide their BlazerID and Password to create an account or log in to their existing account.
  • Portfolium can be accessed in Canvas by clicking Account in the left navigation and then clicking Folio or by clicking “Portfolium” in a course’s navigation.
  • Faculty and students can also access Portfolium from their BlazerNet Profile by clicking the Portfolium link.

  • How does Portfolium work in Canvas?
    • Portfolium is available in Canvas as a course navigation link by default. The links allows instructors and students easy access to the activity feed, update their profile, and add projects to their portfolio.
    • Instructors can also create a Portfolium assignment (project) in Canvas. Learn how to create a Portfolium assignment in Canvas.
  • What do I put in my Portfolium?

    Anything you are proud of can be added as an entry in your portfolio, for example:

    • projects and coursework
    • labs and experiments
    • writing samples and reports
    • demonstrations of specific skills
    • hobbies, clubs, sports, and extracurricular activitiess
  • What files are supported?

    General files

    • Audio formats (.MP3, .MPEG, .AAC, .AIFF, .FLAC, .OGG) - Note: if you have an .MP4 video file with only audio content on it, convert it to an .MP3 file.
    • Image files (.JPEG, .JPE, .JPG, .PNG, .GIF, .BMP)
    • Text files (.TXT)

    Adobe files

    • Illustrator (.AI)
    • Photoshop (.PSD)
    • Portable Document Format (.PDF)
    • Scalable Vector Graphics (.SVG)
    • Tagged Image File Format (.TIFF)
    • TrueType (.TTF)

    Microsoft files

    • Excel (.XLS, .XLSX, .XLAM, .XLSB, .XLSM, .XLTM, .XLTX)
    • PowerPoint (.PPT, .PPTX, .POTM, .POTX, .PPSM, .PPSX)
    • Word (.DOC and .DOCX)
    • Word Open XML Macro-Enabled Document (.DOCM, .DOTM and ,DOTX)

    Apple files

    • Pages (.PAGES)
    • Keynote Presentation (.KEY)
    • Numbers (.NUMBERS)

    OpenOffice files

    • Text (.ODT and .OTT)
    • Spreadsheet (.ODS and OTS)
    • Presentations (.ODP and OTP)


    • Files should be as small as possible so that they load quicker when viewing.
    • When uploading documents, presentations and spreadsheets, the first page will become the thumbnail for the entry. Make sure that your first page is clean and easy to read.


Group, one-on-one, or virtual sessions are available to faculty.

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  • Technical support is available via the blue Chat Bot icon in the bottom right hand corner of the Portfolium website.

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Users who still need help after reviewing the resources on this page or contacting Portfolium technical support can request support from UAB eLearning using the link below.

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