NIHMS supports many login routes to authenticate different types of users. Select your login route based on who supports your research and how (e.g., staff/intramural or awardee/grantee). Publishers and other users can access the NIHMS system by selecting an applicable institution or organization from All Login Options.
|Primary Funding Organization||Login Route for Awardees and Extramural Investigators||Login Route for Staff and Intramural Researchers|
|National Institutes of Health (NIH)||eRA Commons||NIH Login|
|Administration for Community Living (ACL)||All Login Options||HHS AMS|
|Agency for Healthcare and Research Quality (AHRQ)||eRA Commons||HHS AMS|
|Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)||All Login Options||HHS AMS|
|Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation||All Login Options||--|
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)||eRA Commons||HHS AMS|
|Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)||All Login Options||EPA Account*|
|Food and Drug Administration (FDA)||eRA Commons||HHS AMS|
|Health Research Alliance Member (HRA)||ORCiD** or Google** available from All Login Options||--|
|Homeland Security, Department of (DHS)||--||All Login Options|
Note: All DHS submissions will be completed by specified points of contact within DHS.
|Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)||--||HHMI Account|
|National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)||--||NIST Account***|
|Veterans Affairs, Department of (VA)||--||eRA Commons|
*EPA Intramural Researchers should be inside the EPA network and MUST use Chrome.
**Registration of this account with the funding organization is required to associate your funding with an NIHMS submission.
***NIST Staff should be inside the NIST firewall.
If you cannot remember whether you have an account or which account you previously used for a submission, please use the “Request email reminder” feature on the login page or contact the NIHMS Help Desk.