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Create a CAVATICA Account

Go to the CAVATICA website

First, we will go to the Cavatica Registration website at

Create an Account

Click Create an Account .

Choose your login system

You should now have the option to continue using an eRA Commons ID, or by setting up a user name and password.

  • If you have an eRA Commons ID, choose "login with with eRA Commons" and log in using your credentials.
  • If you don't have an eRA Commons ID, choose "Continue with email and password" and then fill out the form and click "Register".


While you will be able to explore data in the Cavatica regardless of which mechanism you choose, moving data from Kids First and doing research requires that you have the proper authorization to view and use human data, even if that data is officially "open". If you have one, you should opt to login using your eRA Commons ID.

Once your registration is complete, you should get a prompt to go check your email:

You will need to follow the link in that email to complete your registration.

Last update: June 16, 2022