Brock University faculty, undergraduate students, graduate students, and research assistants are eligible to request an individual WRDS account. Please note: Only Instructors or Faculty members can request a class account.
There are two ways to access the WRDS website:
To register for a WRDS account, complete the online registration form.
No Summer Access? If you are a currently registered student who requires access to WRDS for course-related or research purposes during the Spring/Summer academic terms, please email firstname.lastname@example.org (and cc your professor or advisor).
As of December 5th, 2022, accounts are required to set up Two-Factor Authentication. When you log in, you will be prompted with the steps for set up.
Users who are off-campus will be prompted to sign in with a valid Brock University ID and password, then provide your Brock email address.
An email from WRDS with the subject “WRDS Day Pass” will be sent which will include a link for direct access. It may take up to 30 minutes to receive this email.
Datasets may also be accessed via remote methods:
The WRDS Cloud via SSH. Once connected, access to datasets via common programming applications including SAS, Python, R, or Stata.
Remote connections via common programming applications including SAS via PC-SAS/Connect; Python via Jupyter Notebooks, R via RStudio, Matlab, or Stata.