The Research Computing Department at Chapman University manages and utilizes the university’s shared supercomputers and other computational systems. This department mainly supports faculty members and graduate students who need high-performance computing resources for specialized applications typically specific to their academic disciplines.

Our computational resources include two main clusters equipped with CPU and GPU nodes and a variety of smaller machines located throughout the campus. These facilities are designed to meet our users’ diverse and demanding needs in processing large datasets, conducting complex simulations, and performing high-level computations.

Chapman University offers several options for data storage needs, which can be explored in detail on the Chapman University Research Technology Support Storage and Backup information page. A notable addition to our services is the bulk storage solution, priced competitively at $50 per terabyte per year, specifically tailored for the Chapman community.

Furthermore, we are committed to enhancing user skills and knowledge by providing monthly hands-on workshops. These sessions are designed to accommodate users at all levels of expertise, from beginners to advanced practitioners, ensuring everyone can effectively utilize the computing resources available at Chapman University. For any inquiries or specific requests, please contact our team via email at


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Chapman University Information System and Technology (IS&T)