Skip to main content Text-only Version

Getting Started with UF’s Research Computing Environment

PHOTO: Research Computing staff pose together at the 2018 HiPerGator Symposium.

UFIT’s Research Computing team facilitates supercomputing resources for the University of Florida. UFIT supports faculty research and discovery via the use of HiPerGator and by offering expert consulting and proposal support services. Here’s how to join UF’s research computing environment:

Getting Started
An overview of computation, applications, storage options, and how to set up an account is available on After requesting your account, please review the policies, the research-centric IT training available, our online FAQ page, and the proposal support and data management options offered by UFIT.

Ask Questions
How can we help you? UFIT wants to make your research computing process as efficient as possible. Come talk with us during our weekly walk-in support hours in the Physics Building, at the UF Informatics Institute, or in the Cancer & Genetics Research Complex.

Faculty and lab staff are welcome to contact Director Erik Deumens about their computational, consulting, or proposal support needs.