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To get an account, please use our online account application form. This form allows you to verify your email address and get your PI's approval electronically.

It is possible that one or more of the machine may be down. You can get information about upcoming, current and recent downtimes on the CHPC Home Page. If you've checked that the system is up, please send email to explaining the problem. Be sure to indicate which machine(s) your are having trouble accessing.

For most CHPC accounts, your uNID and campus password are used. See our Password policy page. For users in the CHPC windows domain, or who use samba/cifs to access a CHPC filesystem on their desktop, you will need contact the CHPC Service Desk to request a reset.

An account may be deleted by completing an account deletion form. If the request is from a PI, then before they request the deletion, they may also request the password(s) for the account(s) be reset so that they can remove any needed data. To do so, the PI can send email to

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Last Modified: October 14, 2010 @ 14:21:00