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Continuous Professional Learning Portal Guides

How to accept and share your Micro-credential Badge

1. When a badge has been issued to you, you will receive an email from requesting that you register and create an account.

2. To begin click on the “Register” button.

MyCreds badge notice email

3. You will be directed to the page. Please enter your first name and last name. Your email address is pre-populated in the email address field. You must be able to access the email address listed on this page to receive the activation email. If the email address listed is not correct, please contact us at

Please note: Your email address is very important to the account set up process, be sure to double check that it is correct before clicking the “submit” button.

enter your information on the My Credits website

4. Enter a password that you would like to use for your new account. Then check “I’m not a robot” and select “Yes, I agree to the End user terms and Privacy policy” checkbox and click the “Submit” button.

enter a password

5. will send an activation email that contains a verification code to your email address listed in step 3.

verification code entree

6. Go to your email inbox and copy the verification code from the activation email.

copy verification code

7. Return to the “Thank you for registering” page and paste the verification code into the verification code field. Click the “Next” button to continue.

paste verification code

8. A green box appears with the message: “Thank you for registering your account. Your account has now been activated and you can login using your email and password”.

green box appears

9. Enter your email address and password, then click the “Sign in” button.

enter email and password

10. You have now successfully logged into the Portal. You can view and share your badges from here.

Please note: If you have other documents previously issued, you may need to click the “Badges” icon from the top menu to view your Badges Backpack.

You're now logged in to My Creds

11. Click on the badge to view details about your badge such as the learning description, learning outcomes, etc.

Click on the badge and view details

12. Click the “Share” button located below the Badge image to generate a link that will allow you to share the badge on social media platforms and LinkedIn.

click share button and copy link

13. Since you now have a profile, you can click on your name icon in the upper right corner to view, update, and change your profile settings. You can also add additional email accounts, educational providers, and social networks.

You can view, update and change your profile settings

14. If you have multiple accounts with different email addresses or educational providers, click the “LINK ANOTHER EMAIL” button on the Account Settings page to merge them into one account. This will let you view all of your badges and digital parchments in one convenient location.

If you are currently using an institutional email address (i.e. we recommend adding an additional personal email address to your profile, as many institutions disable email address once a student graduates. This will ensure you can access your badges and other official documents on for years to come.

In the case of multiple accounts

15. To link accounts, enter the email address of your alternate account in the Add Email Address field and click the “Add” button.

Linking Accounts