Logging in to eBridge

Main Audience: Principal Investigator & Study Staff


The eBridge system is connected to the MCW secure network.

  1. Open an Internet browser, such as Internet Explorer or Firefox. (Version is important: must be IE 7, 8, 9). For assistance with your password when logging in to eBridge, please contact the eBridge Help Desk.
  2. In the address bar, type the URL: http://ebridge.mcw.edu. OR, select the eBridge link from InfoScope.
  3. If you are already logged into the MCW secure network, you will automatically be logged into eBridge when you select the Login button, and you will be taken to My Home.
  4. If you are not logged into the MCW secure network, such as working from home, or from a travel location, you will be required to authenticate, supplying your MCW User ID and Password. Additionally, you may be required to add the MCWCorp domain name as seen below:
    1. Username: mcwcorp\username
       (Note: You will need to enter mcwcorp\ in front of your username. Make sure the slash is a backslash).
    2. Password: Your MCW network password
  5. If you have any problems logging into the eBridge system, please either call or email the eBridge Help Desk, (414) 955-8476.
  6. For reporting other issues, please complete the Online Form.

* Quick Tip: The User ID field is not case sensitive. However, the password field is case sensitive. The username of mcwcorp\jdoe will work just as well as MCWcorp\JDoe.

Contact eBridge
Help Desk

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.



Help Desk Tips

To better serve you and to expedite the request process, please have available the following information prior to contacting the Help Desk. You will receive a response to your initial inquiry within four hours (during standard business hours).

SmartForm ID: What is the ID Number?

  • Human Submissions ID (PRO, AME, CPR, RE)
  • Animal Submissions ID (AUA, AA, AR)
  • Funding Proposal ID (FP, BU)
  • IBC Applications ID (IBCYear#)

Location: Where are you in eBridge?

  • Activity
  • Workspace
  • SmartForm
  • Section/Page Number

Problem/Guidance: What were you doing or trying to do?

  • Description of issue
  • What you were doing when the issue occurred
  • Screen shot of error message, if applicable


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