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Research Computing at UMass Amherst

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Faculty & researchers use high performance computing


High performance computing clusters


Graphics processing unit (GPU) cards


Researchers at UMass Amherst have a wide range of high performance computing and other research computing tools and services at their disposal. Consulting, server hosting, system administration, and data storage are available to support computationally intensive research computing.

Expert Consulting

Guidance for software, computing, tools, and other resources to advance your work.

Compute & Storage

Our facilities enable fast calculations, advanced simulations, and secure storage.


Meet the research computing team.


Transition Information: Moving to Unity Cluster



Research Computing News & Updates

  • December 12, 2022

    Update 10:45 a.m. Mon., 12/12:

    As of 10:45 a.m. on Monday, December 12, 2022, access to UMass resources at the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) is now available. The issues which caused this unplanned service outage have been resolved. 

    Thank you for your patience. 



    Originally posted 9:30 a.m. Mon., 12/12:

  • September 7, 2022

    UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) continues to perform the upgrades and capacity building necessary for the Unity cluster to become a scalable replacement for the legacy Shared Cluster at the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC).

  • May 18, 2022

    On Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from 3 a.m. to 9 p.m., Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center  (MGHPCC) services will be unavailable while teams perform planned maintenance. 

    If you have any questions about this planned maintenance window, please contact