Skip Navigation
Oklahoma State University
High Performance Computing Center

A unit in the Division of the Vice President for Research

Cloud Account Request

This form allows anyone eligible to request an OSU Research Cloud account. If you'd like to request an account on the OSU supercomputer, Cowboy, please visit here.

For eligibility questions, please email

Provide a cell phone number at which you can receive your password via text message
This should be the name of the faculty or advisor whose project you are working on, or OSU faculty if you are a non-local collaborator.
This should be the e-mail address for the faculty or advisor whose project you are working on, requiring this access. An email will be sent to them regarding this request.
Example: OSU-Stillwater

User Policies

All account holders on OSU High Performance Computing Center (HPCC) facilities are subject to all OSU IT policies listed here. In particular, all HPCC users should read and understand:

Additional policies required for using HPCC facilities:

  • Users are solely responsible for the security of their programs and data. Users are responsible for backing up critical data. File systems are very reliable, however, data can be lost or damaged due to media failures, software bugs, hardware failures, and other problems.
  • Users who have not accessed their accounts in six months will have their login account inactivated for security reasons. Users can request that the account is re-enabled by sending an email to: This will not recover deleted files.
  • OSU HPCC facilities are a shared resource. Users' disk space is subject to quotas for fair distribution of resources. 
  • Users should contact an OSU HPCC administrator regarding any changes to their contact information.
  • Users are required to notify OSU HPCC of any presentation or publication that results entirely, or in part, from the use of OSU HPCC resources. If possible, and practical, please send an electronic copy to
  • Users are asked to include the following line as acknowledgement of the OSU HPCC facility use: This work was completed utilizing the High Performance Computing Center facilities of Oklahoma State University at Stillwater. 


This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
1 + 1 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.