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Digital Signature Service (DocuSign)

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The Digital Signature Service (DocuSign) is an e-signature and workflow solution. It allows you to send, sign, and manage documents electronically. Easily access and store your documents in a secure, online location in the cloud. Manage workflows and improve turnaround time on processes. 

Key Benefits:

  • Spending less time managing envelopes, templates, and signatures
  • Using comments to exchange feedback in the signing experience
  • Improving form logic with optional fields
  • Quickly creating templates from existing envelopes. 

Three Easy Steps to Get Started Using DocuSign:

  1. Log in to My Pitt ( with your University Computing Account username and password.
  2. Select DocuSign on the right-hand side of the page.
  3. Follow the onscreen prompts to sign documents, send documents for signature, check on document status, manage envelopes and templates, and other actions.

Take a quick tour to see how DocuSign works>. 

More Ways to get the Most from Elements:


DocuSign Account Tour
Take a tour.

DocuSign Video

Set up a signature.
Create or update your signature.

DocuSign Video

Sending Documents
Send a document for signature.

DocuSign Video

Sign a Document
Sign an envelope request.

DocuSign Video





Manage Documents
Manage your envelopes.

DocuSign Video

Correcting a Document
Correct an in-progress envelope.

DocuSign Video

DocuSign Templates
Learn about templates.

DocuSign Video

Reporting Overview
Learn about reports.

DocuSign Video

More how to videos are available on DocuSign's support site.