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Secure Server Access Request Form

The CRISMA University of Pittsburgh Data Center is a highly secure computing platform specifically designed for large-scale analysis of sensitive information.  Access is limited to CRISMA-affiliated researchers that require extensive computational power and/or analysis of identified health information directly in a secure environment.  Use this form to request server access for your study personnel.

Individual for Whom Access is Requested

In addition to this form, applicants must complete certificates of completion of the following University of Pittsburgh Human Subjects Research Training modules, available at

  • Research Integrity (formerly Module 1)
  • HIPAA Researchers Privacy Requirements (formerly Module 6)
  • Human Subjects Protection: either Biomedical Science (formerly Module 2A) or Social and Behavioral Sciences (Formerly Module 2b), whichever is most appropriate to your research responsibilities
  • Conflict of Interest (formerly Module 4)