Learning Resources

Upcoming Workshops

Intro to GNU/Linux Workshop

Friday, October 16, 2015 -
15:30 to 17:00

Our "Introduction to Linux for HPC" workshop is a free, interactive workshop that provides a pragmatic introduction to GNU/Linux and the command line.

Introduction to MATLAB

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 -
15:30 to 17:00

The RCC offers MATLAB for general use on many of our systems, making it easy to connect and use it without obtaining a personal copy. This workshop will cover the basics of using MATLAB at the RCC.

Python Workshop

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 -
15:30 to 17:00

This event is a free, hands-on, interactive workshop that provides a pragmatic introduction to Python and its applications at the RCC.

The Research Computing Center encourages students and faculty to engage in learning resources offered by FSU and partner institutions, many of which are free and available online.


Refer to our online documentation for guides and reference materials.

Lunch and Learn Series

The Research Computing Center offers a Lunch and Learn series each semester focused on different software packages and tools available at the RCC. The format of these events is typically an hour-and-a-half presentation and discussion session accompanied by lunch (provided by the RCC). Refer to our events page page to see and register for upcoming Lunch and Learn events.

See Upcoming Lunch and Learn events

Online Learning Resources

Florida State University Department of Scientific Computing

FSU DSC offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in scientific computing. The degree programs in the DSC are designed to provide students with a broad training in the design, implementation, and use of algorithms for solving science and engineering problems on computers.


The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) is the most advanced, powerful, and robust collection of integrated advanced digital resources and services in the world. It is a single virtual system that scientists can use to interactively share computing resources, data, and expertise. XSEDE provides myriad online and in-person training opportunities.


he HPC University (HPCU) is a virtual organization whose primary goal is to provide a cohesive, persistent, and sustainable on-line environment to share educational and training materials for a continuum of high performance computing environments that span desktop computing capabilities to the highest-end of computing facilities offered by HPC centers.


Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. Coursera regularly provides high-quality online courses in Scientific Computing.