Eligibility & Sign-up


Koa HPC accounts are free of charge for all active UH faculty, staff, students across all ten campuses.

Koa users get equal access to all of the community compute resources for free. In addition, all Koa users have access to the PI-owned condo nodes when those resources are idle.

Need additional computational resources? Learn more about resource investments.


You are required to register for an HPC onboarding session to create your account.

Review onboarding training material ahead of your session.  A link to this material is also provided each time you connect to the HPC.