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Certified Electronic Credential Overview

The University of Delaware is proud to offer the Certified Electronic Diploma.

The Certified Electronic Diplomas are optional for students to purchase and all UD graduates are still issued a free paper diploma. Certified Electronic Diplomas are not intended to be printed.

Watch an Overview video to learn more!

(There is a $10.95 charge for this service)

Register/Download Electronic Diploma

  • Purchase / Download a Certified Electronic Diploma

    • When you receive the email stating your paper diploma has been mailed, you will then be able to purchase and download your Certified Electronic Diploma. Upon receipt of that email, go to your UDSIS Student Homepage: Degrees & Advisement tile OR the Grades & Transcript tile.
      Register/Download CeD
      Click the link Register/Download CeD and follow the ordering instructions.
    • Yours for life through UDSIS! Login anytime to retrieve a copy of your Certified Electronic Diploma in the event of loss.
  • Key Benefits

    • More than a paper credential.
      1. An official, secure and verifiable PDF version of your accomplishment!
    • Different from a transcript.
      1. Unlimited sharing with employers, family, friends and social media.
      2. Proof of education with only the important details.
      3. Simple for employers to read and understand.
    • Better than an eDiploma
      1. Each credential provides a unique 12-digit CeDiD*.
      2. The CeDiD allows for instant proof of your accomplishment using Validation Services.
    • Enhance your resume.
      1. Expedite the verification process by providing your CeDiD and validation URL on your resume.

    *CeDiD (Certified Electronic Document Identifier)

    Credential Validation – Demo

    View the video below for an overview of the features of the Certified Electronic Diploma.

  • Highly Secure

    • The Certified Electronic Diploma can be independently validated through the University of Delaware website by future employers, State Government Licensing Agencies and any other entity that wishes to validate your achievement.
    • The document is Digitally Signed and encrypted such that it is trusted and more readily accepted.
    • For security reasons, the electronic credential cannot be printed.

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    Questions or Concerns

    If you have any further questions, review Certified Electronic Diploma FAQs. If you need additional help, please email For all inquiries, please include the CeDiD number and the name of the Alumni as it appears on the CeDiploma.

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