While there is no cost for UB faculty groups to use CCR compute resources, queue priority is based on contribution level. At a minimum, faculty using CCR resources are required to:
Want your jobs to go faster?
In order to receive a priority
boost in your jobs, you must have a funded grant that
meets the criteria above and includes direct funds to
CCR. At minimum, you should budget $2,600 per year
(40 hours/year of CCR support staff time at the SPA approved rate
of $65/hour for typical projects - higher amounts as appropriate
for projects that are expected to more heavily utilize CCR
services). Boosting your group's priority will substantially
increase your job throughput. Please notify CCR Help with
your grant information so we can provide you with the boost in
Before you submit a grant, we are happy to work with you on the
budget to help ensure that we can best support your
Acknowledging CCR in publications and grant proposals is important because it provides a metric by which the university can gauge the utility and impact that CCR resources (hardware, software, and personnel) have on externally funded research at UB.
Feel free to use the information in the CCR Facility Description for PIs (Microsoft Word document) as reference material for your proposals. Also, if you would like a letter of support for your proposal, please contact us
Thank you for your support!
Account requests & renewals are processed once per week on
All users must comply with the UB Computing Usage Policy.
Please acknowledge resources provided by CCR in publications as follows:
Support provided by the Center for Computational Research at the University at Buffalo.
If you still have questions, check out our FAQ
page dedicated to account questions.
If you still need assistance, please contact CCR Help.
1. Click the blue Support tab on the left side of your browser
window to search the knowledge base or fill out a new support
3. Email ccr-help_at_buffalo.edu
4. Call us: (716) 881-8934
(regular business hours)
Regular Busness Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Weekends & After Hours: Emergency assistance provided for major service outages only