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Certified Electronic Credential

Beginning with the Spring 2015 graduating class, NC State University offers Certified Electronic Diplomas and Certificates! These are free of charge for degrees awarded in or after Spring 2020.

Access Your Electronic Diploma or Certificate

Once available after graduation, an email notification will be sent to download the credential from CeCredential Trust®. Graduates should follow the instructions provided to access their electronic diploma or certificate.

If the original link has expired or is now inactive, please navigate here to request a new invitation.
Note: This additional link should only be accessed by graduates who previously received an emailed notification.

If you have additional issues accessing the appropriate link, please contact for assistance.

Key Benefits of Certified Electronic Credential

  • 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
  • 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 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

Additional Resources

CeCredential Trust: Credential Overview

Certified Electronic Diplomas/Certificates FAQ

Check out the Certified Electronic Diplomas/Certificates Frequently Asked Questions and CeCredentials Overview pages for more information.

CeDiploma Validation Demo


If you have questions or need additional help, email the address below. For all inquiries, include the CeDiD number and the name of the alumnus/alumna as it appears on the CeCredential.

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