Account Set-Up & Support

Creating a New Account

University students and faculty are eligible for a Pronghorn account. Various account tiers are available. Please refer to our fee structure for account tier options.


Once your application has been submitted and processed you will receive an email notification regarding the status.

Research Computing Documentation

The High-Performance Computing Team has developed a Wiki page that contains documentation on Pronghorn, the University's High-Performance Computer. Please keep in mind that documentation on the Wiki page is frequently being updated and modified to best fit our users. 

Please visit our Wiki page to view the documentation

Research Computing Hackathons

Hackathons provide a space for hands-on training and solution development within a research computing environment at the University. Please bring problems to challenge the HPC team, the Office of Information Technology, and research colleagues. If you don't need help, we still encourage you to attend and share your time and expertise with those in need of assistance.

Check the University Events calendar for upcoming hackathons and other research computing events.

Technical Info for Grant Proposals

The HPC team will provide general information on the High-Performance Computer for grant proposals and acknowledgment.

Visit our Research Info page for more information 

Cyberinfrastructure Committee

The committee is responsible for pricing and governance of HPC usage.

Learn more about the University’s Cyberinfrastructure Committee and read the Cyberinfrastructure Plan.