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Allocation Year Transition: 2019 to 2020

The 2019 NERSC Allocation Year ends and the 2020 Allocation Year starts at 7 a.m. PST on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. Read about changes that impact users and projects. Read More »

Live Status

Check here for the MOTD and to find current system status. Read More »


My NERSC is a convenient place to see your recent and queued jobs, your allocation balance, system status, and NERSC calendar. Read More »

Getting Help

NERSC prides itself as being the most user-friendly supercomputing center in the world. Read More »


NERSC's new documentation site. Read More »

Connecting to NERSC

All NERSC computers (except HPSS) are reached by use of programs that implement the Secure Shell (SSH) communication and encryption protocol, version 2, or by Grid tools that use trusted certificates. Read More »

Accounts & Allocations

How to get and manage accounts and allocations. Read More »

Storage & File Systems

We recognize the importance of being able to manage your files and data.  Scientific datasets are growing very rapidly and there is an increasing need for large scale data storage and high performance data transfers.  As science becomes more distributed organizing and sharing data becomes very important. More information available… Read More »

Application Performance

Information and resources to help programmers achieve maximum performance on their applications. Extensive documentation about achieving good performance on NERSC systems is located at… Read More »

Data, Analytics & Services

Data and analytics covers statistical modeling and machine learning tools; data movement, curation and storage; workflow frameworks; and visualization. Read More »

Job Logs & Statistics

Information on running, queued and completed jobs, as well as quick links to the queue configurations. Read More »

Training & Tutorials

NERSC Training Events and Tutorials Read More »


Links to the policies in effect at NERSC Read More »

NERSC Users Group (NUG)

The NERSC Users' Group, NUG, welcomes participation from all NERSC users. NUG provides advice and feedback to NERSC on the current state and future delivery of NERSC resources and services. NUG members converse with NERSC and DOE through monthly teleconferences, NUG email lists, and yearly face-to-face meetings. Read More »

Request Repository Mailing List

Use this form to request a mailing list to share information about a repo or to collaborate and communicate with other repo users. Read More »