REDCap Access & Training

Training is required to gain access to the REDCap application. There are three (3) methods of training depending on your role on the various projects.

Every project must have at least one person on the study team who has completed the REDCap Project Administrator Training.

How will you be using REDCap; now and in the future? Use the below grid to determine the best training method.

Task Project Administrator Training (1.5 hrs)
Click here to register
Vanderbilt Tutorials (15-30 min) Peer Training
Building the project X
Managing the project X
Managing surveys X
Data Quality X
Statistics X
Data Entry X
Viewing data X

Project Administrator Training

Click here to register for training.

If you are requesting access, please make sure that you have completed your training requirement before requesting access.

Upcoming Project Administrator Training Class Schedule.  

Classes will be held at Hershey via Zoom video conferencing. You will receive the link to the Zoom meeting after you register:

  • Tues, 10/03/17, 2:00-3:30 pm
  • Tues, 10/17/17, 2:00-3:30 pm
  • Tues, 10/31/17, 2:00-3:30 pm
  • Tues, 11/14/17, 2:00-3:30 pm
  • Tues, 11/28/17, 2:00-3:30 pm
  • Tues, 12/12/17, 2:00-3:30 pm

REDCap Vanderbilt Tutorials

Once you have completed viewing the tutorials, please click here for REDCap Access.

Please do not complete this access form until after you have completed training.

Additional tutorials can be found on  -> Resources – Videos

REDCap Peer Training

Peer training can only be done by a team member who has been trained through the REDCap Project Administrator Training.

Once you have completed the peer training, please click here for REDCap Access.

Please do not complete this access form until after you have completed training.

Other Helpful Resources

IT Account Request Form:

Data Entry User Guide:  The REDCap Data Entry Users Manual and Reference Guide is a great resource for navigating through the data entry process.

Data Migration from Excel to REDCap:  Refer to the Migrating Data from Excel to REDCap document for projects currently stored in Excel (or any CSV file) that you wish to move to REDCap.


  • Time Sensitive questions:  please call the Service Desk 717 531-6281.
  • Non-urgent questions: please email
  • REDCap Project questions: please click on the Contact REDCap Administrator button in the project.

Open Office Hours via Zoom Video Conferencing

  • Mondays,  3:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Wednesdays, 10:00 – 11:00 am

Zoom Meeting link: 

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