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UTPA High Performance Computing Center

Getting Started

Getting started using the UTPA High Performance Cluster (HPC) is a snap. Use the following steps to obtain a HPC user account:

Faculty, staff members and students(1) can click on the Allocations selection on this webpage and fill out an online application for access(2).

Click on the Resources -> Software -> Applications (e.g. NAMD) selections on this web site for usage examples.
  - These examples will help the user begin to understand best practices of cluster resource utilization.

Faculty members needing application software added to the cluster can click on the Resources selection and fill out a software request form.

(1)Students requesting access need a faculty member to sponsor them. Students please make sure to enter your sponsor’s information on the account request form.

(2)Account access should be granted within 5 business days of submitting an application. All UTPA computing policies apply to HPC resources.

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