USA Campus REDCap

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In order to strengthen security for REDCap accounts Multi-Factor Authentication utilizing Duo Security has been enabled.

When logging in to REDCap, you will still enter your username and password. After inputting your login information, Duo requires you to complete a method of second-factor authentication.

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Open any web browser and navigate to ''.

Log in with your Jag Number and JagNet password.

After you are signed in, follow the self-registration process.


If you have questions, please contact Jaime Koppersmith at

USA Campus REDCap Login

Request a REDCap Account

Personal Health Information [PHI] is required to be de-identified in this instance of REDCap.

The USA Health REDCap is HIPAA compliant and more appropriate for some users/projects, e.g. clinically-based.

What is REDCap?

REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is an easy-to-use, secure, web-based application for capturing, using, and sharing research or performance improvement data. The University of South Alabama is a member of the REDCap consortium. Details about REDCap's general security features can be found at REDCap Technical Overview.

Benefits of REDCap

Online or offline project design
Online using the Online Designer or offline using a “data dictionary” template in Microsoft Excel that can be uploaded later into REDCap.

Secure and web-based
Input data or build an online survey or database from anywhere over a secure web connection with authentication and data logging.

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

Multi-site access
REDCap databases/surveys can be used by researchers from multiple sites and institutions.

Fully customizable
You are in total control of shaping your database or survey.

Audit trails
For tracking data manipulation and user activity.

Automated export procedures
For seamless data downloads to Excel, PDF, and common statistical packages (SPSS, SAS, Stata, R).

A built-in project calendar

A scheduling module

Ad hoc reporting tools

Many advanced features
Such as branching logic, file uploading, and calculated fields.

Requirements for REDCap

REDCap is primarily intended for faculty and staff of the University of South Alabama (USA), the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute, the USA Health University Hospital and the USA Health Children's & Women's Hospital. Students can apply for access when affiliated with a sponsoring faculty member. 

Personal Health Information: 

The USA Campus REDCap allows for the entry of de-identified Personal Health Information (PHI). The USA Health System REDCap is hosted by health system servers and is approved for HIPAA compliant data capture including PHI. 

Human Subjects Research:

If you are collecting data for the purpose of human subjects research, Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval is required. More information can be found at IRBNet.

Citing REDCap:

Please note that any publication that results from a project utilizing REDCap should cite the following.

Paul A. Harris, Robert Taylor, Robert Thielke, Jonathon Payne, Nathaniel Gonzalez, Jose G. Conde, Research electronic data capture (REDCap) - A metadata-driven methodology and workflow process for providing translational research informatics support, J Biomed Inform. 2009 Apr;42(2):377-81.

See our resource for more boilerplate language for grant applications and publications.