eIRB and Titanium Users Password Guidelines


Your new eIRB password:

  • Must be at least ten characters long.
  • Must include one character from 3 of the 4 following groups
  1. English uppercase character(s) (A through Z)
  2. English lowercase character(s) (a through z)
  3. Numeral(s) (0 – 9)
  4. Special Characters (@!#$%^&*()+|~-=\‘{}[]:”;’<>?,./)
  • Cannot be a repeat of any of your previous eight synched passwords.
  • Cannot contain your username and / or any part of your name.

Unacceptable Passwords

  • The password contains less than 10 characters and/or does not contain 3 of the 4 groups.
  • The password contains your MEDCTR ID.
  • The password is a word found in a dictionary (English or foreign).
  • The password is a common usage word such as names of family, pets, friends, co-workers, fantasy characters, etc.
  • The password includes birthdays and other personal information such as addresses, phone numbers, social security numbers, etc.
  • The password contains the words “Wake”, “WakeHealth”, “WFBMC” or any derivation.
  • The password contains word or number patterns such as aaabbb, qwerty, zyxwvuts, 123321, abcd1234, etc.
  • The password is one of the passwords provided in this article.

Helpful information to use when changing your eIRB password

  • After changing your password,
  • Re-start your computer.
  • Wait approximately 30 minutes before trying to log in.
  • Internet Explorer, Mozilla and Chrome all work with eIRB.
  • Your browser must have cookies enabled.
  • A VPN connection is no longer required for access to eIRB.
  • To log in to eIRB go to https://eirb.wakehealth.edu.
  • You will be guided through three screens.
  • Select “This is a private computer” and enter your new password.
  • Select “Wake Forest University Reynolda Campus” or “Wake Forest Baptist Health”.
  • Select Login (upper right hand corner) to gain access to your eIRB site.

If you have any questions about changing an eIRB password, VPN connection or eIRB log in, please contact the Information Systems Service Desk at help@wfu.edu or 336.758.4357.

If you have questions about an eIRB application or human subjects research, please contact the IRB at irb@wfu.edu or 336.758.5888.

Thank you,

WFUBMC and WFU Information Systems

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