Office of the University Registrar

Certified Electronic Diploma (CeDiploma)

Sample Diploma

CeDiploma Validation

The University of Washington offers Certified Electronic Diplomas and Certificates (CeDiploma/CeCertificate)!
NOTE: CeDiplomas are only available for conferral dates beginning June 2016.

Key Benefits

More than a Paper Credential

  • An official, secure and verifiable PDF version of educational accomplishment!

Different from a Transcript

  • Unlimited sharing with family, friends, employers, and social media.
  • Proof of education with only the important details.
  • Simple for employers to read and understand.

Better than an eDiploma

Enhances Resumes and CVs

  • Expedite the verification process by providing a CeDiD* and validation URL on resumes and curriculum vitaes.

*CeDiD – Certified Electronic Document Identifier

Highly Secure

  • Each CeDiploma and/or CeCertificate can be independently validated here by future employers, State Government Licensing Agencies, and any other entity that wishes to validate diplomas.
  • The document is digitally signed and encrypted, providing greater trust and acceptance.
  • For security reasons, the electronic credential cannot be printed.

Purchase or Validate a CeDiploma

  • Purchase: Alumni of the University of Washington may purchase a CeDiploma. There is a $10.95 charge for this service.
  • Validation Instructions: Employers and other institutions may validate a CeDiploma following these instructions.
  • Validation Portal: Anyone needing to validate a CeDiploma may access the validation portal directly.

CeCredential Overview

Additional Information


CeCredential Trust®, CeDiploma®, CeCertificate® and CeDiD® are registered trademarks ✦ CeCredential™ and TruSeal™ are trademarks. Validation Services is patent pending.