Office of the Registrar

Digital Diplomas

Starting with Summer 2018 graduates, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington partnering with our vendor Parchment to provide a new service for graduates, digital diplomas. A Digital Diploma is an official signed and certified PDF of your diploma, secured with a Blue Ribbon Security Certificate.

What will the digital diploma look like?

The digital diploma will be an exact replica of the printed diplomas in terms of font, color, layout, style and University Seal.

Digital Diploma

Digital Credential Document

How do I access my Digital Diploma?

The digital diploma is issued to the graduates personal email address. Digital diplomas will not be issued to UNCW email addresses. Digital diplomas are only issued to graduates personal email address so that the diploma is available to them in perpetuity. UNCW email addresses expire after graduating from the University.

Graduates can retrieve their digital diplomas by checking their email for a message from Parchment and University of North Carolina Wilmington.


Steps to Access Digital Diplomas:

  1. Clink on the link in your email
  2. Create a password
  3. Share their digital diploma on Facebook, LinkedIn, via a verified link, or download a secure PDF for later.

Graduate’s digital diplomas will always be accessible through their Parchment account. They can login and download or share their diploma again and again!

What can you do with your digital diploma?

Share your Achievements

  • Easily share your digital diploma with employers with a secure and verified link.
  • Share with family and friends on Facebook and LinkedIn.

View or Download

  • View your digital diploma online at any time with permanent access.
  • Download your Digital diploma and save as a PDF.

Serve as an Alternative to the Apostille

  • Many countries recognize digital diplomas. Parchment Award diplomas are supporting the needs of international credentials.

 Getting Your Credentials