Electronic Diplomas & Certificates

Certified Electronic Credentials Overview

Starting with the Spring 2022 graduating class, the University of Maryland is offering certified electronic diplomas and certificates (CeDiploma/CeCertificate) to its graduates.

The CeDiploma/CeCertificate is an official, secure, portable, and verifiable electronic PDF version of the graduate's diploma/certificate that was issues by the university. For security reasons, the electronic version of your diploma/certificate cannot be printed.


CeDiploma On Tablet

How to Access Your CeDiploma/CeCertificate

The email you recieve confirming the mailing status of your printed diploma will contain a link to download your credential when it is available from our trusted partner, CeCredentialTrust.

If you are in need of a new download link, please use the CeCredential Trust site.

The Benefits of Going Digital

The benefits of your CeDiploma/CeCertificate inlcude:

  • Ability for future employers, State Government Licensing Agencies, and other entities to directly validate your CeDiploma/CeCertificate with UMD.
  • Unlimited sharing with family, friends, and on social media.
  • Instant proof of your education using Validation Services.
  • Ability to save the PDF on as many devices as you choose.
  • Ability to enhance your resume by adding the CeDiD* and validation URL directly to it.
  • *CeDiD = a unique 12-digit Certified Electronic Document Identifier

Credential Validation – demo


More About CeCredentials

Features: Learn more about the security features of a CeDiploma or CeCertificate

Validate: Validate a CeDiploma or CeCertificate

FAQs: View commonly asked questions about the CeDiploma or CeCertificate

For additional information about digital credentials, their features, trademarks and patents, please visit cecredentialtrust.com.