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How do I obtain a SSL certificate?

Only University faculty or staff members may request SSL certificates.

To obtain an SSL certificate for your server:

  1. Please visit the SSL/TLS Certificate Service Page to get started
  2. If you haven't ordered your digital certificate, please visit our SSL/TLS Certificate WebStore and place an order for an “SSL Sectigo Certificate”
  3. Submit your SSL/TLS Certificate Activation Request

Primary contact email address (must be a University of Illinois faculty/staff or department email address).
For business continuity, we suggest using the address of a mailing list or helpdesk system.
You may submit multiple addresses: Examples:,

We only offer 1-year SSL/TLS digital certificates.
We can only process requests for domains ending in “”; no local domains (“httpx://my-server”) nor IP addresses.
All second-level domains ( must be approved by the Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer.

Keywords:SSL InCommon Comodo Certificate, certificate signing request, CSR, SSL/TLS Certificates, Sectigo   Doc ID:93056
Owner:Jason R.Group:University of Illinois Chicago Technology Solutions
Created:2019-07-10 13:16 CSTUpdated:2020-11-19 09:45 CST
Sites:University of Illinois Chicago Technology Solutions
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