All projects created after 05/18/2018 must be created in the Keck HIPAA compliant instance located here.

For Non-USC and CHLA users:

  • Go to the USC Federated Guest Registration page (click here), select "Social Providers”"
  • Select from a list of social account providers (Facebook, Google, Twitter or Yahoo!). Select one and log in using existing credentials for that site.
  • In addition to filling in basic demographic information, you will be asked to choose an ID. Once finished, click Register. 
  • Once registered, you will receive an email with subject "USC Account Registration". Once received, you will be able to log in to REDCap using your social account. 
  • If access still fails after receiving this email, please contact SC CTSI at

Errors or Problems:

  • Click here to view the FAQs for information about obtaining IRB approval for data requests, i2b2, and other informatics questions BEFORE sending an email for help.
  • Contact us:

If you were using Protect Network in the past, you need to switch to Social Providers.

USC Faculty/Students/Staff

Log in using your USC username and password. The username is the part before the '@' in your email address ( USC usernames do not use 

Errors or Problems:

  • If you are still having issues email us at
  • If you are a USC resident physician and have an email address ending in, Email us (, include your full name and USC username
  • Forgot your USC password? Call ITS Customer Support at 213-740-5555
  • Don't know your USC username and login? Visit the USC Firstlogin form

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About REDCap

REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a free, secure, web-based application designed for rapidly developing databases and surveys for research studies.

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NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.