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Watch a how-to video of common website features such as joining a group, SETAC web messaging, managing and updating your profile, networks, connections, preferences and more.


AWARDS

  1. How do I apply for or nominate someone for an award?
    1. From www.setac.org, click Get Involved in the blue navigation menu at the left side of the page.
    2. Select Awards, and choose either "Global" or a geographic unit. You'll see the list of awards for each one and be able to navigate accordingly.

CAREER CENTER

  1. How do I access the Career Center?
    1. From www.setac.org, click Career Center in the blue navigation menu at the left side of the page or in the bottom line of navigation.
    2. The Career Center functions just as it has for the past several years; its appearance will receive an update in the near future.

COMMUNITIES

  1. What's happened to Communities?
    The old Communities forum has been upgraded and integrated with your profile in our new system.

CONTACT

Website Questions or Comments

  1. Who do I contact with questions or comments about the website?
    1. Click "Contact Us” in the top navigation menu or in the bottom navigation line.
    2. If you are signed in, your contact information will auto-fill, and you can simply type your message in the Comments field, enter the numbers from the Validation Code, and hit "Submit.”
    3. Alternatively, you can click on the "staff directory” link in the second paragraph, and choose the appropriate office or contact person to phone or email.

SETAC Staff

  1. How do I contact a SETAC staff member?
    1. Click "Contact Us” in the top navigation menu or in the bottom navigation line.
    2. Click on the "staff directory” link in the second paragraph, and choose the appropriate office or contact person to phone or email.

MEETINGS

  1. How do I locate a SETAC meeting?
    There are two options: a) by the type or location of meeting or event, or b) by the date of the event.
    1. From www.setac.org, select "Meetings and Events” in the blue navigation menu on the left side; then choose from Global and Geographic Units, Focused Topics and Symposia, Chapters and Branches, Workshops or Non-SETAC Events.
    2. From www.setac.org, in the lower right column, click on "more” in the Calendar. From the calendar entries, you can export information about the meeting to your calendar.

MEMBERSHIP

Sign In / Log In

  1. How do I sign in?
    1. In the gray Sign In box at the right side of the screen, enter your email address as your Username and your SETAC member ID as your Password.
    2. Click "Sign In” just below "Remember Me.”
    3. You’ll be taken to your Profile Page, where you can manage your profile, the groups or networks with which you want to interact, create a favorites page, send messages, or connect with other members or friends.

Change Username and Password

  1. How do I change my Username and Password?
    1. After you sign in, click "Manage Profile" in the My Profile box at the top right of your screen.
    2. Under Information & Settings, click on "Edit Bio."
    3. You can change either your Username or your Password, or both:
      1. Next to Username, click on (change). Enter the new Username, confirm it, and enter your current password. A pop-up screen will confirm the new Username.
      2. Next to Password, click on (change). Enter your current Password, then your new Password, and confirm your new Password. Your new password must be a minimum of 8 characters in length and must contain at least one number and one non-numeric character (letters, punctuation, etc.)

Renew Membership

  1. How do I renew my membership?
    1. Sign in.
    2. In the My Profile box at the right side of the screen, click "Membership Info."
    3. If it’s time to renew your membership, you’ll see Please note in the middle of the page, and just below it, 3 Options icons: View/Print Invoice (from which you can print the invoice and mail in your payment), Make an Online Payment (credit card or PayPal), and Cancel Transaction.

Member Profile

  1. How do I update my profile?
    1. Sign in.
    2. In the gray My Profile box on the right side of your screen, click on "Manage Profile."
    3. Under Information & Settings, click on "Edit Bio.” From here, you can edit your Username and Password, any personal or professional information, including your expertise and interests.
    4. Under Information & Settings, click on "Preferences.” From here, you can turn on or off your choices for email notifications, connections, favorites, groups, messaging and your wall.

  2. Is my member profile information from the previous SETAC member database intact?
    We imported most of your membership information from our old system, but we were not able to transfer your expertise settings from the old site. We encourage you to sign in and review or update your profile to make sure we have the most current information.

  3. How do I add something to My Favorites?
    First sign in, then navigate to a page that you want to add. When you click on the gray star to the right of the page name, that item is added to your list of favorites and the star turns from gray to gold.

  4. What goes to my Message Center? Will I receive an alert when I receive a message here?
    Members can make connections with other members and send messages to each other within the system. Each member controls how they receive messages by clicking on the "Preferences” icon. Once you've signed in, click on "Messages" in the gray My Profile box at the right, and you'll be able to access messages you've sent and received with the system. You'll also be able to message a member or a connection you've made. To manage your Preferences about whether and how you receive messages, click on Manage Profile in the My Profile box, then on "Preferences" under Information & Settings.

  5. Do I have a SETAC email address?
    No, you will receive email to the address you have on file with SETAC

  6. How and why will I use my Connections? Is this like LinkedIn?
    Yes, this is similar to LinkedIn and other social networking sites, allowing you to communicate with other SETAC members.

  7. How do I join a committee or advisory group?
    1. Sign in.
    2. Click the left side navigation menu labeled "Get Involved”. Choose your group and click "Join Group” near the top of the page.

Membership Directory

  1. How do I locate a SETAC member?
    1. After you sign in, click on Membership in the main blue navigation menu on the left side of the page.
    2. Click on "Membership Directory,” and search for a member by name, company, profession, location, group, expertise, or language. Be sure to click on "Continue” at the bottom of the page; hitting Return will not suffice.

  2. When I search for a member, why do some entries display "Not a registered member”?
    These individuals are Guests or Customers of SETAC, who might have registered for a meeting, for example. They do not have any of the benefits of Members.

PUBLICATIONS

Journals

  1. How do I access the ET&C and IEAM journals online?
    1. Sign in.
    2. In the gray My Profile box on the right side of your screen, click on "Groups."
    3. On the My Groups Page, click "Online Journal Access" under "Group Name."
    4. Underneath the journal covers, click "HERE” for full member access to both journals at setacjournals.org.
  2. How do I subscribe to the print version of ET&C or IEAM?
    1. When you join SETAC, you may choose to include the print version of either or both journals in your membership invoice (an additional $25 for ET&C, $10 for IEAM).
    2. If you are already a member of SETAC and you wish to add a print subscription, please contact setac@setac.org.

Abstracts from Annual Meetings

  1. How do I access an abstract from a SETAC annual meeting? We are working to make the electronic versions of more recent annual meetings available on the website. In the meantime, if you need a copy of an abstract, please click on Contact Us and make your request to the appropriate SETAC Office.

Books

  1. How do I search for a book?
    1. Click the menu item on the left side of the screen called "Publications & Resources” and select "SETAC Books” or click on "Store.”
    2. In the drop-down menu, select "Books,” and enter a search term or terms, then click "Find.” (Use a "+” sign between search terms if you want to limit your search to only that combination of terms.)
  2. How do I buy a book?
    1. You may purchase a book by check, money order, PayPal, ACH/E-check (US banks), or credit card. You may also select "Bill Me” and the SETAC Office will respond with an invoice.
    2. Click the menu item on the left side of the screen called "Publications & Resources” and select "SETAC Books” or click on "Store.”
    3. Search for a book title or click on "Books” to browse the complete list of available titles.
    4. Add the book you wish to purchase to your shopping cart.
    5. Select a shipping method.
    6. Click "Checkout.”
    7. Complete the Payment and Billing Information

REGIONAL BRANCHES AND CHAPTERS

  1. How do I obtain a list of members of my regional branch or chapter?
    1. Sign in.
    2. Click on Membership in the blue navigation menu at the left.
    3. Click on "Membership Directory.”
    4. Place a check next to the Group you wish to query.
    5. Click Submit at the bottom of the page.

  2. How do I email the members of my regional chapter or branch?
    1. Sign in.
    2. Click "Groups” in the gray My Profile box at the right.
    3. Click on the Group Name.
    4. Click on Options under the group name.
    5. Select "Email All Group Members.”

  3. Is there are template for regional chapters' and branches' sites?
    Group administrators will be notified about the opportunity for a template when it becomes available.
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