Getting Started

Welcome to the Research Computing Center! This page describes steps to get started with our systems.

Your Account

Most of our services require that you have an RCC Account, which is separate from your FSUID. If you do not have one yet, you can sign up for one on this website ».

Next Steps

Now that your account is activated, chances are you that you are here for one of three reasons:

If you are a faculty member who just wants to manage accounts and resources…

  1. Manage your sponsored accounts and resources on our control panel
  2. Let us know if we can assist

If you wish to use the HPC…

  1. Be sure that you are familiar with how to use SSH
  2. Understand how to connect and use the HPC
  3. Learn how to submit HPC jobs
  4. Review which partitions you have access to

If you wish to use Spear…

  1. Be sure that you are familiar with how to use SSH
  2. Understand how to connect to Spear
  3. Review the things to know about Spear

For everything else (and there is a lot more!), check out our documentation index and FAQs.

Getting Help

We are here to help! If there is a question that you cannot find an answer to in our documentation, or you are having a problem, please submit a support ticket. We'll get back to you quickly.