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New Graduates

MSU Graduates celebrating during commencement
Fall 2019 Commencement Ceremony Friday, December 13, 2019 Denver Coliseum 4600 Humboldt St, Denver, CO 80216 Afternoon Ceremony: 2:30 p.m. – College of Letters, Arts and Sciences & School of Education

Printed Diplomas & Certificates:

  • We’ll mail your original diploma and/or certificate approximately eight weeks after the end of the semester in which you complete your degree requirements
  • Make sure to update your personal information so that we have your correct mailing address

Certified Electronic Diplomas & Certificates (CeDiplomas/CeCertificates):

  • Official Metropolitan State University of Denver diplomas and certificates in an electronic portable document format (PDF)–(only available to Fall 2021 graduates and after)

NOTE: Diplomas and/or certificates (either paper or electronic) can only be provided if you do not have any financial holds on your account; please contact the Bursar’s office about financial holds.

Certified Electronic Diplomas and Certificates

About the CeDiploma & CeCertificate

In addition to the standard diploma mailed to all graduates after degrees post, MSU Denver is proud to offer the certified electronic diploma (CeDiploma) to baccalaureate graduates and the certified electronic certificate (CeCertificate) to students who complete an official certificate program.

MSU Denver Diploma PhotoThe CeDiploma and CeCertificate are only available to MSU Denver graduates in the December 2021 class and later. If you are a graduate who has been awarded one of these digital credentials (you will receive an email notification from CeCredential Trust when your document is available), visit the ‘Transcript & Records’ tab in the Student Hub to access the CeCredential Trust Store  for access to your document.

Key Benefits

  • More than a paper credential. An official, secure, and verifiable PDF version of your accomplishment!
  • Different than 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 be independently validated through the MSU Denver website 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.

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CeCredential Validation

Validate the authenticity of an existing MSU Denver CeDiploma or CeCertificate