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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 Office Hours 

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

Wednesday, June 26

Wednesday, July 3

Wednesday, July 10

No registration needed!  Just click here to join the Zoom session.

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

IU REDCap was upgraded to REDCap 14.0 on Sunday, February 25th!

Read the IU REDCap 14.0 Release Notes.
Interested in learning more about IU REDCap?

Take a look at the IU REDCap training page!
Researchers, need to cite or get boilerplate language about IU REDCap?

See the Indiana CTSI's REDCap Citation page!
IU REDCap will be unavailable:
  • on the 3rd Sunday of each month at 5:15am Eastern for about ten minutes,
  • on the 4th Sunday of each month at 9am Eastern for about one hour, and
  • a few times a year on the 3rd Sunday of the month at midnight for about two hours.
The full IU REDCap maintenance window is 12am-5pm Eastern on Sundays, so additional interruptions, though rare, might occur. If you need uninterrupted access during this time, please email redcap@iu.edu.

By using IU REDCap you agree to these terms.

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 primarily in support of research, quality improvement, and operational support. Utilization of REDCap beyond those noted is unsupported. Do NOT use REDCap for purposes such as storing 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.

IU REDCap is a service delivered in support of the overall goals of the Indiana CTSI and is supported by the Biomedical and Health Research Services/Research Technologies Division of UITS.

IU REDCap Features

Build online surveys and databases quickly and securely in your browser - Create and design your project using a secure login from any device. No extra software required. Access from anywhere, at any time.

Fast and flexible - Go from project creation to starting data collection in less than one day. Customizations and changes are possible any time, even after data collection has begun.

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

Diverse and flexible survey distribution options - Use a list of email addresses or phone numbers for your survey respondents and automatically contact them with personalized messages, and track who has responded. Or create a simple link for an anonymous survey for mass email mailings, to post on a website, or print on a flyer.

Data quality - Use field validation, branching/skip logic, and Missing Data Codes to improve and protect data quality during data entry. Open data queries to automatically identify and resolve discrepancies and other issues real-time.

Custom reporting - Create custom searches for generating reports to view aggregate data. Identify trends with built-in basic statistics and charts.

Export data to common analysis packages - Export your data as a PDF or as CSV data for easy analysis in SAS, Stata, R, SPSS, or Microsoft Excel.

Data-based triggers and alerts - Send real-time alerts and notifications to your team or other stakeholders via email, text, or phone based on certain data being entered or specific questions having a particular answer.

Connect to other resources - Use built-in features (API) to move data to/from your project. Build your own custom software development features to connect your project to other systems.