NIH Commons Registration

Please use this form to initiate your NIH Commons Registration.

The University of Maryland's NIH Commons Administrator will create an account for you upon receipt of your registration information. Once the account has been created, you will receive an automatic email notification from NIH asking you to validate your account. Upon validation, it may take up to 2-3 business days to activate your account. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the NIH Commons Administrator at


If prompted, please use your valid University email account (directoryID@umd.eduto access the Central Authentication Service (CAS) login page. 
Then, login using your University Directory ID and password to view the form.
More information about using your University email account is available at the IT Service Desk.

University faculty & staff can view or update contact information via ARES.
To find your University Directory username, click here.
To set or change your University Directory password, click here.


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