Certified Electronic Credential Overview

The University of San Francisco is proud to offer Certified Electronic Diplomas and Certificates to the Graduating Class*!

A CeDiploma/CeCredential is an official, highly secure, electronic version of your University of San Francisco diploma available to download for $19.95

The CeDiploma/CeCertificate is optional for students to purchase. All USF graduates are still issued a free traditional paper diploma. The CeDiploma/CeCertificate is not intended, nor able, to be printed. 

*Students who graduated prior to Fall 2019 are not able to purchase an electronic diploma using the instructions below. Please place your order request through CASHNet.  

USF CeDiploma

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How to Access Your Digital Diploma or Certificate

You will receive an email with a link to download your credential when it is available from our trusted partner, CeCredential Trust®. Please note that the original link will expire in 14 days. 

To request a new download link, please click on the below request button to be directed to the CeCredential Trust® site. 

Resend Download Link

Please be sure to enter the previous email that you received the invitation link (example@usfca.edu) [DO NOT use your @dons.usfca.edu email] that has either expired (or was lost) to be sent a new invitation link to download your credential. 

If you receive an error, please contact the Graduation Center at gradcenter@usfca.edu 


Key Benefits

  1. More than a paper credential
    • An official, portable, and secure and verifiable PDF version of your accomplishment!
  2. 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.
  3. Better than an eDiploma
    • Each credential provides a unique 12-digit CeDiD*.
    • The CeDiD allows for instant proof of your accomplishment using Validation Services.
  4. Enhances your resume
    • Expedite the verification process by providing your CeDiD and validation URL on your resume.

Highly Secure

  1. The CeDiploma/CeCertificate can be independently validated through the University of San Francisco’s website by future employers, State Government Licensing Agencies, and any other entity that wishes to validate your achievement.
  2. The document is Digitally Signed and encrypted such that it is trusted and more readily accepted.
  3. For security reasons, the electronic credential cannot be printed.
  4. Additional information about key security features

Questions or Concerns

For frequently asked questions please visit the CeCredential Trust FAQs.

If you need additional help, please email gradcenter@usfca.edu. For all inquiries, please include the CeDiD number and the name of the Alumnus as it appears on the CeDiploma/CeCertificate.

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