For Learners- How it works

Step 1: Accept your badge

Credly is the platform used by UNH for issuing digital badges.  Once you complete all of the requirements for a digital badge your instructor will award your digital badge through Credly.

How to Claim Your Digital Badge

  1. Instructions
    You will be sent an email to claim your digital badge from with instructions to claim your badge. For first time users, the email will prompt you to sign up for a Credly account.
  2. Badge Reminder Email
    If you do not create an account with Credly** to get your badge, you will receive a couple of reminder emails letting you know that you’ve earned this benefit.

Step 2: Share your badge

Congratulations, you have earned a digital badge from the University of New Hampshire. Digital badges are credentials that you own and decide how to share.

To immediately share your badge, click on "Accept your Badge" within that email.

Once logged in, you will see your issued badge.

There are a variety of ways to share your digital badge. Once you are logged into Acclaim and you have navigated to the Share Badge screen you will see the following sharing options:

  • Social media. Select one of the social media platforms and click to connect. You will be prompted to log in to your social media account.

  • Email. Select the email tab and you will be prompted to create a message to share your achievement.

  • Link. Select the link tab to copy the badge URL. The badge URL can be shared on a resume, website, etc.

  • Embed code. Select the embed tab and copy the embed code to display your digital badge directly on a webpage, blog or anywhere else that accepts HTML.

  • Download. Select the download tab to download your badge to your computer or device.
  • Print. Select the print tab to download a printable certificate.
  • For more information on ways to share your digital badges, please visit the Acclaim Help Center.

Access any time

If you choose not to immediately share your badge, you can log in to your Credly account at any time to access and share your badges. To do so you:

  • Log into your account.
  • Select the badge you'd like to share.
  • At the top of the page, select the "share" button.
  • You will be brought to the “share badge” screen where you can find different tabs directing you to connect your social media accounts and share your badge.

Privacy Settings

You can choose to make your Credly profile and/or your individual badge viewable to the public or viewable only to you. You can find more information on how to manage the privacy of your badges and account by visiting the credly Help Center

How do I merge my Credly Accounts

If you have multiple accounts on Credly with different email addresses, merge all of your accounts together under one email address and password.

To merge your accounts:
  • Log into the account you'd like to designate as your default account on
  • Navigate to "Settings" from profile icon drop down menu in the upper right corner of the screen
  • Navigate to the "Account" tab in the left-hand menu
  • Click on the link to the right of "Merge Account"
  • Enter the email address and password of the account you want to merge into the default account
  • You will receive an email at the email specified in step 5 with an authorization code
  • Enter the authorization code into the text box and confirm the merge
  • All accepted and pending badges from the merged account will be added to the default account
  • The email address from the account that was merged into the default account will be added as a secondary email(s) to the master account.