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Welcome to IU REDCap. To request an account, please go to the REDCap Account Request Form.

If you have an Indiana University username/passphrase, use that to authenticate. Otherwise, you should have received a REDCap password when your account was created.

To recover or change your Indiana University passphrase see At IU, if I have forgotten my Network ID passphrase, how can I reset it?. To recover your IU REDCap password, click 'Forgot your password?', below.

IU REDCap Webinars

Don't miss registering for the upcoming IU REDCap webinar in the Supercomputing for Everyone Series sponsored by UITS Research Technologies.

Join us for online IU REDCap Office Hours every Wednesday from 3 - 4:30 pm.

  • Wednesday, October 28th
  • Wednesday, November 4th
  • Wednesday, November 11th

No registration needed! Just click here to Zoom in/drop by.

For IU REDCap questions or to schedule a consult with the IU REDCap team, email redcap@iu.edu.

IU REDCap will be unavailable on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 12:30am for about ten minutes.
The IU REDCap maintenance window is 12:30am-1:30am and 9am-5pm Eastern on Sundays.
If you have a need for access during this time, please email redcap@iu.edu

Please log in with your user name and password. If you are having trouble logging in, please contact IU REDCap Support.


Welcome to REDCap!

REDCap is a secure web platform for building and managing online databases and surveys. REDCap's streamlined process for rapidly creating and designing projects offers a vast array of tools that can be tailored to virtually any data collection strategy.

REDCap provides automated export procedures for seamless data downloads to Excel and common statistical packages (SPSS, SAS, Stata, R), as well as a built-in project calendar, a scheduling module, ad hoc reporting tools, and advanced features, such as branching logic, file uploading, and calculated fields.

Learn more about REDCap by watching a brief summary video (4 min). If you would like to view other quick video tutorials of REDCap in action and an overview of its features, please see the Training Resources page.


Please be aware that:

1. REDCap is for use only in support of academic research. Do NOT use REDCap for other purposes, for instance to store official university business data, patient care data, or electronic health records (EHRs). If you need further clarification on appropriate use, please contact us (see contact information below).

2. When using REDCap for storing academic research data containing electronic protected health information (ePHI), please note that you and the Principal Investigator (PI) are responsible for the privacy and security of these data and for compliance with any applicable federal and state laws and regulations, and institutional policies; this includes the appropriate Institutional Review Board (IRB) approvals and a Data Management Plan. Be advised that CTSI provides technical and physical controls against the unauthorized release of data in accordance with HIPAA for this software tool, but responsibility for administrative controls (including granting access and terminating access, providing training, creating policies on usage, etc.), rests with you and the PI.

If you require assistance or have any questions about REDCap, please contact IU REDCap Support.

The IU REDCap service is provided in support of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.
IU's REDCap Features

Build online surveys and databases quickly and securely - Create and design your project rapidly using secure web authentication from your browser. No extra software is required.

Fast and flexible - Conception to production-level survey/database in less than one day.

Export data to common data analysis packages - Export your data to Microsoft Excel, PDF, SAS, Stata, R, or SPSS for analysis.

Ad Hoc Reporting - Create custom queries for generating reports to view or download.

Easily manage a contact list of survey respondents or create a simple survey link - Build a list of email contacts, create custom email invitations, and track who responds, or you may also create a single survey link to email out or post on a website.

Scheduling - Utilize a built-in project calendar and scheduling module for organizing your events and appointments.

Save your data collection instruments as a PDF to print - Generate a PDF version of your forms and surveys for printing to collect data offline.

Advanced features - Auto-validation, calculated fields, file uploading, branching/skip logic, and survey stop actions.

REDCap API - Have external applications connect to REDCap remotely in a programmatic or automated fashion.

Data Queries - Document the process of resolving data issues using the Data Resolution Workflow module.

Piping - Inject previously collected data values into question labels, survey invitation emails, etc. to provide a more customized experience.