REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure web-based survey application available for University staff and students to use and is recommended for surveys where the design is complex and/or surveys that will include personal information which is either covered by Health Information Privacy Principles, the Privacy Act, or specific Ethics Committee requirements for a secure survey tool.

All REDCap survey data is stored in the University’s data centres.

Contact AskOtago to request access to REDCap:

Freephone 0800 80 80 98 (within New Zealand)
Tel +64 3 479 7000

Once your account is set up, log in to REDCap at using your University username and password.

The University of Otago does not provide support for REDCap, however the system is intuitive to use with inbuilt prompts and instructional text within the application itself. Support resources are available on the REDCap website:


Further information

ITS REDCap page

Qualtrics is another survey application available for use:

Setting up Qualtrics and creating a survey

Last updated 01/11/2021 01.21 PM

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