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Certified Electronic Diplomas

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 issued by the university. For security reasons, the electronic version of your diploma/certificate cannot be printed.

How to Access Your Credential

The email you receive 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 (a unique 12-digit Certified Electronic Document Identifier) and validation URL directly to it.

More About CeCredentials

  • Features: Learn more about the security features of a CeDiploma or CeCertificate
  • Validate: Validate a CeDiploma or CeCertificate
  • FAQ: View commonly asked questions about the CeDiploma or CeCertificate

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