What is the GACRC?

The Georgia Advanced Computing Resource Center (GACRC, formerly the Research Computing Center) is the result of a collaborative partnership between the Office of the Vice President for Research and the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology.
The GACRC is administered by UGA’s Enterprise Information Technology Services (EITS).
The Center provides to the UGA research and education community an advanced computing environment comprised of a high-performance computing and networking infrastructure located at the Boyd Data Center, a comprehensive collection of scientific, engineering and business applications, as well as consulting and training services..

Who Can Use GACRC Services?

Access to and use of the computing facilities managed by the Georgia Advanced Computing Resource Center are limited to persons affiliated with the University of Georgia and associated with research projects sponsored by UGA.

How Can I Request an GACRC Account?

GACRC user accounts are managed as part of a "computing lab" group which is registered by a UGA principal investigator (PI) i.e. faculty member.  Users are typically post-docs and graduate students working under the direction of the PI.  The account creation process is twofold:
A UGA faculty member may request a computing lab with us by filling out the following Lab Registration Form
The PI of a computing lab requests user accounts for members of his/her computing lab using the User Accounts Form

GACRC Frequently Asked Questions

A GACRC FAQ can be found here:


Request GACRC Support / Report a Problem

Support can be obtained by contacting the EITS Help Desk at 542-3106, or by using
the GACRC Help Form: http://help.gacrc.uga.edu/

External Links

Georgia Advanced Computing Resource Center
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