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This guide is meant to provide basic information and access to resources on REDCap, a HIPAA compliant, MCIT secured data collection tool available for free at NYU Langone and many other medical institutions.

How to access REDCap

To access REDCap, go to Open REDCap at or Internal REDCap at For all new projects, Open REDCap is strongly recommended as it can be accessed anywhere, while internal REDCap can only be accessed from within the MCIT firewall. Log in with your Kerberos ID (KID) and medical center password.

To sponsor a Kerberos ID for collaborators outside of NYU Langone, including from Washington Square, please put in a request with MCIT.

Training Resources from REDCap and Contact

NYU Health Sciences Library's videos on using REDCap can be accessed by clicking the menu to the left.

To access REDCap's training videos, provided by Vanderbilt University, please visit:

REDCap offers extensive FAQs. Please check the Frequently Asked Questions page for information on using REDCap:

The MCIT REDCap administrators offer office hours for technical help on Thursdays from 1:30-2:30 and 3:00-4:00. Please fill out this form to schedule an appointment and help the admin team to prepare:

The Health Sciences Library is also available to answer questions. Please email

Data Core also provides support for clinical study design, on a fee-based model. For more information, please contact:

Contact the Health Sciences Library