Thank you for using TACC. If you are a new TACC user, this page will
guide you through the process of setting up an account for use with this Portal. If you are an existing user that already has an active
allocation and multi-factor authentication with the TACC Token App on
your account, then you are ready to use this portal.
Before you can access the Portal, you must first have an active
account with TACC.
If you have UT System Institution Credentials, you may create a TACC account from those by first selecting your institution at
Otherwise, you may sign up for a new TACC account at
Log in with your institution credentials.
You should see a page that welcomes you with your name and
institution. Click the
I need to create a TACC Account button. Complete
form. If you are eligible, check the
I am PI Eligible box. You will receive an e-mail
with a verification link. Please click on the link to verify your
Some projects require an allocation or other access be provided before login is possible.
If you are unable to login, please inquire whether your project requires allocation before login, and if so request that allocation from an appropriate member.
Your initial login to the Portal begins an onboarding process.
You may now log in to the Portal by navigating to
At the authentication page, please enter your TACC username and password.
When asked, click the Always Approve button.
The Portal will display the Account Setup page. This page will
verify that your account has passed several checks. These checks differ per portal, and may include:
If you already meet these requirements, you will be forwarded to the
Dashboard and you may proceed with
Accessing Your Files.
Otherwise, continue reading about
Onboarding Your Account.
Your account will have a certain number of Account Onboarding steps. Some of them require action from you while some are automated.
Your account may need to have Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) setup
using the TACC Token App, available on the Google Play and iTunes
If you have already set up MFA pairing through the TACC Token App, then click Confirm MFA Pairing.
If you have not set up MFA pairing through the TACC Token App, then set up multi-factor authentication in your
TACC Portal Account Profile.
To set up multi-factor authentication, pair your
TACC Portal Account
with the TACC Token App.
Once you have completed MFA pairing with the TACC Token app, return to the
Your account is now authenticated. You may proceed to the next step of the Account Onboarding.
To use the Portal, you may need to have an active allocation on
TACC resources. If you are PI eligible, you may request your own allocations. Alternatively (if you do not already have an active allocation), you may request access to an existing allocation during the
If you are a new TACC user that does not have an active project, you may request to be added to one. Please click Request Portal Access in the Account Onboarding. A request to be added to an allocation will be generated on your behalf.
Your request will be reviewed by TACC staff. When you have been approved, you will receive an e-mail notification.
Your account now has an allocation on the necessary TACC resources. You may proceed to the next step of the Account Onboarding.
To use the Portal, you may need to have memebrship on a project. If you are PI eligible, you may request your own project. Alternatively, you may request to be added to a project through the
If you are a new TACC user that does not have an active project, you may request to be added to one. Please click Request Project Access in the Account Onboarding. A request to be added to a project will be generated on your behalf.
Your account now has access to a project on the Portal. You may proceed to the next step of the Account Onboarding.
Onboarding for the specific Portal you use may require additional Account Onboarding steps, like:
Please follow the Account Onboarding until all steps are complete.
Once your Account Onboarding is complete, you may click
Access Dashboard, or navigate to the Dashboard with the now-enabled sidebar.
To access your personal files on the Portal, you will need to
Authenticate with TACC using the TACC Token App.
In the Portal Dashboard, click the Data Files icon on the left navigation. You will be taken to My Data.
You will be asked to Authenticate with TACC Token before you are able to access your files. Click the Authenticate with TACC Token button.
In the window that appears, enter your password and a token from the TACC Token App. Then click Authenticate.
Upon success, you can access your personal files on My Data. If you are a first time user, then you may not have any files yet.