Certified Electronic Credentials

George Washington University is now offering Certified Electronic Credentials, beginning with the Spring 2019 graduating class! A Certified Electronic Credential (also known as a CeDiploma or CeCertificate) is a portable, sharable, and verifiable digital copy of your paper diploma or certificate.

Certified Electronic Credentials

Watch an Overview video now to learn more!

To Purchase a Certified Electronic Credential

You will receive an email with a link to purchase and download your credential for $12.95 when it is available from our trusted partner, CeCredential Trust. If you need to request a new download link, please use the CeCredential Trust site to Resend the link to your @gwu.edu email address.

Please note: CeCredentials will be available for purchase when the printed copy is mailed, however, this timeline is subject to the typical graduation clearance process described in our Graduation FAQs. Please also see the CeCredential FAQs for additional details regarding this service.

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 instant proof of your accomplishment using CeCredential Validation Services.

  • Enhances your resume

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

*CeDiD (Certified Electronic Document Identifier)

CeCredentials Overview







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.

Credential Validation

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

©2018 CeCredential Trust, a Division of Paradigm, Inc.

CeCredential Trust®, CeDiploma®, CeCertificate® and CeDiD® are registered trademark of CeCredential Trust, a Division of Paradigm, Inc.

CeCredential™ and TruSeal™ are trademarks of CeCredential Trust, a Division of Paradigm, Inc.

Validation Services patent pending.