Office of the University Registrar

Certified Electronic Diploma (CeDiploma)

Sample Diploma

CeDiploma Validation

The University of Washington offers Certified Electronic Diplomas (CeDiploma) at no cost.

Learn more about the CeDiploma features.
NOTE: CeDiplomas are only available for conferral dates beginning June 2016.

How to Access Your Digital Diploma

Graduates will receive an invitation email with a link to download your credential from our trusted partner, CeCredential Trust® approximately two months after your graduation date. The link in the invitation email will expire after 14 days, if yours expires you can resend yourself a new invitation. You can only send the invitation to your UW email address. If you no longer have access to your UW email address, you will need to contact

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 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.

CeCredential Overview

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