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.

Apply for a Pronghorn Account

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


Workshops & Training

Subscribe to our HPC email list to receive updates, or attend a Research Computing Info Lunch—our open forum for Q&A.

Visit our calendar for all of our scheduled events.


Research Computing Info Lunches

We have scheduled several open forums to give users an informal setting in which to communicate with the High Performance Computing team regarding related issues and projects. Please feel free to bring your lunch to the meetings.

Check our calendar for upcoming lunches and other research computing events.


Technical Info for Grant Proposals

In support of your grant proposals, the High Performance Computing team will provide the following, upon request:

  • A letter of confirmation to acknowledge you have access to sufficient resources for your project
  • Documentation describing computing and storage resources
  • Quotes for services provided such as computing resources, storage resources, data center hosting and high performance computing consulting
  • Review of proposals for research computing infrastructure or research development

You can submit inquiries to hpc@unr.edu. Please be prepared to provide a brief description of your needs and let us know how our expertise can best serve you as you complete your proposal. The team will respond to you at our earliest convenience.


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.