UNH Canvas - Enabling Acclaim by Credly

Task: This article explains how to enable Acclaim by Credly in your canvas course. Credly can be used for digital badges. A digital badge (Micro credential) is an electronic representation of a skill, achievement, or experience. ​


Enabling Credly:

  1. Log in to your canvas course
  2. Scroll down to SETTINGS
  3. Click on NAVIGATION
  4. Scroll down to CREDLY
  5. Click on the vertical ellipsis to the right and select ENABLE
  6. Click SAVE

Credly selection in settings under Navigation.


While Credly is open and available for the university to use, you must have an account issued in order to access. Additionally, badges have to be created by the Acclaim by Credly administration. Click here to submit an access or badge creation request.

Acclaim by Credly Help Center 


Users will understand how to enable Credly in a Canvas course.

Further reading:

Click here to submit an access or badge creation request

Acclaim by Credly Help Center 

Need additional help?

Please use this link to the Technology Help Desk to locate your local campus contact information.  Use the “Submit a Question” for your campus to enter an online support request.  

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University of New Hampshire (UNH)