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NERSC provides a wide array of help and services to its users. Please check the table below to identify the best way to get answers to your questions or to resolve your issues.  NERSC's business hours are M-F 8am-5pm Pacific Time. 

IssueHow to get Help and Information
HPC Consulting
  • Report a Problem
  • Help with Programming  
  • Assistance running jobs 
  • Performance issues
  • Software
  • Documentation
  • Training
Accounts and Allocations of Computer Time and CFS Disk Space
System Status (24/7)
Computer Security
  • Open an incident at the NERSC help portal with Category = Security.
  • If you are unable to access the help portal and need urgent assistance, send email to 
Urgent system issues
  •  Call +1 800-666-3772 (USA only), menu option 1, or +1 510-486-8600 menu option 1. Computer operations staff are available at all times to receive urgent system reports.
Web Feedback
  • Report at the NERSC Help Portal. If you are not a NERSC user, please send feedback to "".

NERSC Center Contacts

DirectorUser EngagementPublic information
Sudip Dosanjh
NERSC Director
Berkeley Lab, MS 59-4010A
1 Cyclotron Road
Berkeley, CA 94720-8150
phone: (510) 495-2488
fax: (510) 486-6459

Rebecca Hartman-Baker
NERSC User Engagement Lead

Carol Pott
CS Communications Manager
phone: (510) 486-7374
fax: (510) 486-4300

Kathy Kincade
NERSC Communications
phone: (510) 486-5849
fax: (510) 486-4300

NERSC Staff Phonebook

Contact information for NERSC staff members is available from the Berkeley Lab Phonebook.