NIH eRA Commons

To obtain an NIH User ID for eRA Commons, please click the link below and complete and submit the form. 


To obtain an NSF User ID please register directly at  

Please note that NSF accounts have a two-step process for roles (PI, Co-I, Postdoc).  If you need a role, you will 1) first register your account, and then 2) request your needed account role(s) when logged into your account at 

*Please note that as of March 26, 2018 NSF is transitioning over to  


The Research Administration and Information Systems Team will contact you as soon as you are set up.  For both NIH eRA Commons and NSF Fastlane, you will receive a new account email directly from the sponsor.  Questions on the form should be directed to - (401) 863-2777.