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👋 Welcome aboard!

We're excited that you are here and interested in using the Palmetto Cluster. Everything that you need to get started with HPC resources at Clemson University is on this page.

📝 New User Procedure

New users must follow a two-step process to get started:

  1. Request an allocation through ColdFront. Students must have their advisor request the allocation and add the student.
  2. Attend an onboarding workshop.
  • Only faculty can use ColdFront to request an allocation on Palmetto.
  • Onboarding training is only offered weekly on Fridays.
  • You can check the status of your account using the Palmetto 2 Account Status Check Tool.

📖 Helpful Resources

While you wait for your account to be approved or the next onboarding training workshop, you may want to review these resources:

🛟 Need assistance?

The Research Computing and Data (RCD) team provides user support for the Palmetto Cluster. See the support section for options.