Certified Electronic Diploma

A certified electronic diploma is an official, portable, and secure PDF version of your diploma that can be shared with employers, agencies, licensing boards, educational institutions: anyone who needs to verify your achievement.

Certified electronic diplomas are available to students whose UW–Madison degree was awarded in December 2015 or after.

There is a $10.95 charge. Certified electronic diplomas are optional and not included in the student official-document fee.

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Validate a CeDiploma®

Screenshot showing location of the 12-digit CeDID (id number for certified electronic diploma)
To verify that the degree information matches your official UW–Madison academic records, use the 12-digit CeDID in the form below. This ID is in the upper left corner of the CeDiploma®.

 

Apostille

An Apostille may neither be required nor necessary. The CeDiploma has legal standing, is non-repudiating, and can be validated here to provide absolute confidence in the credential’s authenticity.

Key Benefits

More than a paper credential

  • An official, secure and verifiable PDF version of your 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

  • Each credential provides a unique 12-digit CeDiD*.
  • The CeDiD allows for instant proof of your accomplishment using Validation Services.

Enhances your resume

  • Expedite the verification process by providing your CeDiD and validation URL on your resume.

*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 your achievement.
  • The document is digitally signed and encrypted, providing greater trust and acceptance.
  • For security reasons, the electronic credential cannot be printed.

Note: A credential may not be available for all conferral dates.

For additional information about the Certified Electronic Credential and its features, please visit cecredentialtrust.com

 

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