Once you have submitted your data files and resolved any validation errors, you must certify your submissions to confirm that they are complete and ready for further processing.
You must certify cohort and course data files as well as the historical data you send the first time you submit. Do not certify financial aid data files. If you have completed a financial aid data file submission, let us know by emailing PDPService@studentclearinghouse.org.
- On the File Submission Summary screen, click Manage Submissions.
- From the Select Action drop-down menu, select Certify Submission.
- Click Search.
- Select the submission you would like to certify and click Certify.
- Click Yes on the pop-up window to confirm.