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  • Get Started

    • To use the E-Signature Service as an admin or a sender, your unit must be enrolled in the service. A unit can enroll by having the unit head or the unit's ITSG director contact the IT Service Desk...
    • Once you have your license, you can log in to Cornell's E-Signature service.  You will be prompted to log in with your Cornell NetID and password (via the CUWebLogin page), and...
    • These resources are offered to help administrators and individuals use Cornell's E-Signature service (Adobe Sign) effectively. Electronic Signature Service User Introduction Adobe...

    Roles and Responsiblities

    • Three groups of people are involved in the e-signature process. Senders: send forms in order to collect signatures and other information. Many senders also create forms and/or manage the...
    • Each unit that wants to use the Electronic Signature service needs to designate an administrator (or admin) to assign licenses, maintain groups within their unit, and provide primary technical...
    • Cornell's E-Signature service (Adobe Sign) is not approved for PCI (collecting credit card numbers), for health data (HIPPA), human subjects data, or export-controlled data. Adobe...

    Use E-sign

    • Several steps are involved in effective use of the Electronic Signature service. Create the Form In this step, a form is created by converting existing forms to digital format...
    • Adobe provides many resources to learn how to use the E-signature service. Adobe Sign tutorials for getting started and new admins Adobe Sign User Guide Adobe...
    • Method 1: Use Compose Window During Send or Create Template The most straightforward way to add form fields to a document is by using the Compose window when you send a document for...
    • For information on how to take static PDF documents and turn them into interactive forms with Acrobat DC, please review the LinkedIn Learning course Acrobat DC: Creating Forms...
    • Forwarding causes problems because of the security constraints that Adobe places on their email. If a Cornell user forwards email to services such as Gmail, AOL, or Yahoo, these messages...
    • Once you have your license, you can log in to Cornell's E-Signature service.  You will be prompted to log in with your Cornell NetID and password (via the CUWebLogin page), and...
    • Cornell users can check the message they received against the sample posted on the IT Security Office's Verified Cornell Communications site. All users can check that the message comes...