Welcome to REDCap

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REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases. While REDCap can be used to collect virtually any type of data, it is specifically geared to support online data capture for research studies and operations. REDCap enables rapid project development and provides users with advanced functionality, complete autonomy and control of a project, and direct exports to common statistical packages. REDCap surveys and databases are HIPAA compliant and include audit trails. There is no usage charge of REDCap for current GW faculty, staff, students, and affiliates (faculty and investigators at Children’s Hospital).

Access REDCap

Use your NetID and password to sign in.

We also recommend using Mozilla Firefox when accessing GWU REDCap.

GWU REDCap and CTSI Children's National REDCap DOES NOT integrate with each other. 


To qualify for a REDCap account, you must complete GW REDCap Online Training.

Register for Training

These lecture training and demonstrations provides a basic overview of the Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) system; how REDCap can speed time to database creation and deployment; best practices; and provides a general overview of REDCap’s many powerful data collection and management features. This course is directed towards new users or those with little experience in using REDCap.

Account Approval

No matter if you complete training or not, all users must also complete the Account Approval form. This form collects information about our users. 

Access Account Approval Form

How-To Guides

Additional REDCap training resources can be viewed here

Support / Tickets

The REDCap support team can be reached at REDCap@gwu.edu or by submitting a ticket here:

Submit a REDCap Support Ticket

GWU's REDCap Administrator

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Bryan T. Gerald

Joining GWU in August 2020, and originally from Mullins, South Carolina, Bryan graduated from Lander University with a Bachelors in Healthcare Management, then attended the University of South Carolina where he obtained his Master's in Health Information Technology Engineering. 

Phone Number: 864-337-3175

Email: btgerald@gwu.edu