User Account Application

Storage quotas and rates take effect July 1, 2018. PIs and projects over quota in $CENTER1 and $ARCHIVE need to reduce data volumes or contact RCS immediately. Inaction will result in project member inability to read or write data starting July 1, 2018.

If you have multiple UA affiliations, please select the one that best describes your status on the project you are joining.
If you do not know the project ID, please contact your principal investigator. If this submission is accompanied by a project account submission, please enter "Pending".

RCS Account Agreement

The following paragraph applies to the Principal Investigator only:

Annual Report

I understand that as a condition of continued access to RCS resources, I will submit a brief annual report on this project describing research objectives, computational methodology, current results and significance. This report shall include references to all publications (per: Credit paragraph below).

The following paragraphs apply to all users:

RCS Account Policies

I acknowledge personal responsibility for my account credentials and understand that I am responsible for their security. I will protect my account from misuse. I will not share my account or its credentials with anyone for any reason. I hereby attest that I have read, understand, and agree to be bound by the rules, policies, and procedures regarding my access to RCS resources. I agree to report to RCS any problems I encounter while using RCS systems, or any misuse of accounts or passwords by other persons which may occur and come to my knowledge. I understand that RCS will investigate each incident.

Restrictions and Auditing

I will not execute, copy or store copyrighted or proprietary software or information on RCS systems without proper authorization. I understand that I am not allowed to process sensitive or classified information on RCS resources. I understand that as a user of RCS systems, my activities are audited and that misuse of RCS resources may result in disciplinary action and/or revocation of current, or denial of future computing privileges.


I agree to include the acknowledgement found at in any publications that result from research supported by this grant. I will submit a copy of each of these publications to RCS (the copies can be included with the annual report).


I understand that RCS makes a reasonable attempt to ensure the availability and integrity of my data and software through regular on-site backups of my home directory. RCS does not maintain off-site backups of user data and I agree to assume all responsibility for the risk of loss of my data and software--regardless of the cause of that loss. I understand that RCS makes a reasonable attempt to ensure the availability of its HPC resources and that periodically, any or all of these systems may go down for scheduled or unscheduled maintenance. I agree that it is my responsibility to ensure the recoverability of my data, wherever feasible, should any of my jobs be unexpectedly restarted or lost due to a downtime.

By submitting this form, you agree to the above terms and conditions.

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