Applying for Accounts on HPRC Clusters


Instructor: Sandra Nite and Sheri Stebenne

Time: Friday, February 16, 2024 — 10:00AM-12:30PM CT

Location: Blocker 220

Prerequisites: None

Do you want to use the supercomputer clusters for your research? Do you have questions about how to do it - such as: How do I apply for an HPRC account? What are the eligibility requirements? Where do I go to get more information? If these or others are questions you would like answered, this session is for you!

Descriptions of the three types of accounts on the HPRC clusters will be explained. Requirements for applications for accounts will be discussed. We will allocate time for a Q&A session at the end.

Course Materials

Presentation slides

The presentation slides are available as downloadable PDF files.

  • Applying (Spring 2024): PDF

  • Applying (Spring 2023): PDF


This session will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to HPRC
  • Definition of Terms
  • Types of Allocations
    • HPRC Basic Applications
    • HPRC Startup Applications
    • HPRC Research Applications
    • ACES Applications
    • Lonestar 6 Applications
  • Common Application Errors
  • Premium Services