Enabling Discoveries That Advance Science and Society Through Advanced Computing Technologies

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) designs and operates some of the world's most powerful computing resources.

Getting Started
Tour in TACC's Machine Room

Create an Account

Fill out the account request form on the TACC Account Management Portal and it will be reviewed by our User Services team.

Faculty, professional research staff, and postdoctoral researchers may request Principle Investigator (PI) eligibility for their account. PIs are responsible for requesting system allocations and managing their team.

Graduate and undergraduate students can create an account, but must be added to allocations by PIs to use the systems.

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Request an Allocation

To access a system, you must request through an allocation opportunity.

Browse the System List, Allocations, and Software List to help determine what system and allocation fits your research.

If you are a PI, log into your account and request an allocation on the system that fits your research needs.


System Status


TACC's documentation provides a detailed and comprehensive resource for our high-performance computing systems. Find information on hardware, software, tutorials, and best practices. Discover how TACC can help advance your research and computational goals.

TACC Documentation

User Updates

Frontera Maintenance Tuesday 10 October 2023

Frontera will not be available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM (CDT) on Tuesday, 10 October 2023. System maintenance will be performed during this time.Please submit any questions you may have via the TACC User Portal.https://tacc.utexas.edu/portal/tickets

Stampede2 Status Friday 22 September 2023

The Stampede2 admin team is continuing repairs to the /scratch filesystem to restore it to full working capacity by end of day. Queues will remain down for during this work.Please submit any questions you may have via the TACC User Portal.https://tacc.utexas.edu/portal/tickets

Frontera primary compute queues are down

The primary compute queues on Frontera are currently down due to a problem at the chilling plant that provides cooling for the system.  UT facilities is working to restore cooling but we might not be able to return to full service until the morning.Please submit any questions you may have via the TACC User Portal. https://portal.tacc.utexas.edu/tacc-consulting

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Training & Events

​TACC Symposium for Texas Researchers (TACCSTER23)​

The annual TACC Symposium for Texas Researchers is a meeting of scientists, engineers, scholars, and students from across the state of Texas who use, and would like to use, the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) to advance their research goals.


NHERI UC Davis Centrifuge Users Workshop

The workshop will be a hybrid remote/in-person event. The mornings of both days will comprise presentation and discussion sessions for both the remote and in-person participants.


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Byte Size Basics

A collection of easily digestible discussions on a variety of training topics.