NIH Blueprint: The Human Connectome Project

Connectome in a Box Order Form

If the amount of data you want (for example: "everything I can get") exceeds our permissable download limit, or creates a burden on your ability to receive data via download, you can request HCP data on formatted SATA hard drives.

1: Shipping Location

Connectome data is shipped from Washington University in Saint Louis. Shipping cost will vary by order quantity and country of residence.

2: Product Specification

Please select only one set of Connectome Data to order or pre-order.


HCP Data - 900 Subjects Release version: 2016-03-14

The full 900 Subjects data release includes 400+ new subjects and significant added data, including MSM-All Registration, for all subjects as compared to the 500-subject data release.

Cost: $1732 for 8 8TB drives, plus shipping.

HCP Data - MEG Subjects

All MEG and 3T MR data from all subjects who have MEG data (95 subjects in total).

Cost: $216.5 for 1 8TB drive, plus shipping.

HCP Data Starter Kit (Updated)

An updated dataset of ~100 unrelated subjects has been made available as a single-disk alternative for cost-conscious researchers.

Cost: $216.5 for 1 8TB drive, plus shipping.

Note: all drives will be Linux EXT3-formatted.


Though these releases are not ready to ship yet, you can place a pre-order and be guaranteed an early delivery. How do preorders work?

Coming Soon: HCP Data - 500 Subjects Update

This supplemental data is available for users who have purchased or downloaded the 500 Subjects dataset and want to incorporate the additional MSM-All data for those subjects.

Cost: $433 for 2 8TB drives, plus shipping.

Preorder Deposit: $100.00. How do preorders work?

Note: all drives will be Linux EXT3-formatted.

3: Shipping Address

Use this same address for billing.

4: Payment Information

  • The Human Connectome Project only requires payment to cover material and shipping cost. There is no cost for service provided, nor any profit taken.
  • Payments are securely processed by an eTransact storefront set up by Washington University in St Louis. The Human Connectome Project website does not store or track credit card information in its database.
  • Residents of Missouri and Indiana are required to pay sales tax, unless they work for an institution that claims tax exemption. To claim tax exemption, please email us at and we will send further instructions on placing your order.