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A powerful tool for Illinois investigators

Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) is a browser-based tool for collecting both high risk and non-high risk data. Illinois REDCap is provided at no cost to faculty, staff, and students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Illinois REDCap login page for existing users.

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New to Illinois REDCap? Request access to get started.

User Request Form

View upcoming workshops, office hours, and trainings.

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Access services, information, and guidance for your project.

Consult & Support

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Illinois REDCap celebrates tremendous success as it enters its sixth year. Join this growing user community by completing the user request form.

Robust Data Collection

REDCap was created at Vanderbilt University in 2004 and is now a preferred data collection tool for institutions across the world. Learn about this easy-to-use, flexible interface and determine whether Illinois REDCap can support your next project.

About Illinois REDCap

HIPAA Capability & Security

Illinois REDCap is among the systems and services that meet requirements established by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). REDCap offers a variety of security measures that make it an ideal system for collecting Protected Health Information (PHI) and other high risk or sensitive data, as well as non-high risk data.

HIPAA Capability & Security

Consultation & Support 

Illinois investigators receive administrative and infrastructure support from the IHSI REDCap team and Research IT:

  • Workshops and office hours with Illinois REDCap staff in partnership with the University Library
  • Project consultations
  • Support documents and FAQs
  • Fee-based project build services
  • REDCap system maintenance, security, and technical documentation

Consultation & Support


Illinois REDCap is administered by the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute (IHSI) and powered by Research IT via the Office of the Chief Information Officer, with education and training support from the University Library.

Get started with Illinois REDCap

Once you have a project lead and Illinois credentials for all intended users, you are ready to request access to REDCap.