Access to Public Data

Why You Must Register

In order to access Health and Retirement Study public release data, you must first register and obtain a username and password. This username/password combination must be used whenever you wish to download data files. By registering at this site, you are agreeing to the Conditions of Use governing access to Health and Retirement public release data. You can change your registration information at any time by simply logging in to this site.

Through your registration, we are able to convey to our sponsors the size and diversity of our user community, allowing us to continue to collect these important data. Registered users will receive user support, as well as information related to errors in the data, future releases, workshops, and publication lists. The information you provide will not be used for commercial purposes, and will not be redistributed to third parties. For more information concerning privacy issues, please read our Privacy and Security Statement.