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Instructions for Creating Credly Account

Credly is a digital credentialing website used by UMMC to create and issue digital credentials. Administrators add users, badges, and badge requirements to ensure credential validity and consistency.

To create a user account in Credly, follow the steps below.

  1. Visit
  2. Click the Sign In at the top right of the screen
  3. Click Create Account
  4. Complete the required fields as detailed:
  • UMMC users must create their account with their UMMC email address. Other email addresses may be added to the the account.
  • Provide first and last names in the appropriate fields
  • Create a password (currently, this does not reset with the user’s UMMC password)
  • Check the box to Agree to Credly’s terms
  • Click Create Account

If the user is going to access Credly through a Canvas course, authentication requires the same password.

  1. User must select create an Earner account
  2. Account complete message provided - click the Get Started button to proceed

Once the user has completed the steps above, Credly sends an email to verify the email address. The user must click the link provided in the email in order to complete the verification.