When do I get my digital badge?
Once you successfully complete your course or program, you’ll be notified that your badge is ready to claim.
How do I claim my digital badge?
At UW Professional & Continuing Education, we partner with Canvas for a seamless learning and credentialing experience.
You’ll claim badges you earn through Canvas Credentials. If you need assistance, our support teams are here to help.
How can I use my digital badges?
When you're a student in an eligible UWPCE program, you'll receive detailed instructions about how to share your badges on social media, email and other online platforms.
Using your digital badges online can help you stand out to employers by showing what you learned from a distinguished, accredited public university. Plus, potential employers or managers can view your badge and verify your skills with just a click.
If I earn a digital badge, will I still get a paper certificate?
If you earn your badge in a UWPCE certificate program or specialization, you’ll also receive a certificate of completion in the mail 8-12 weeks after your program ends.
What’s embedded in a digital badge?
UWPCE digital badges are part of the Open Badges network. Our badges include data and information about your specific program, including when your badge was issued and a digital signature verifying your University of Washington education.