ACEnet facilities are designated for Canadian researchers or those collaborating on Canadian research projects. Any academic researcher from a Canadian research institution who needs high performance computing to support his or her research may apply for an account on ACEnet.
NB: If you are a researcher with an organization other than a Canadian University, click here.
If you are at a Canadian university, continue with the procedure below.
STEP 1: Get a Compute Canada ID
All eligible ACEnet users must register with Compute Canada, obtaining a Compute Canada Identifier (CCI). Faculty members must obtain a CCI before any non-faculty members of their research group (graduate students, post docs, research assistants, etc.) can register.
STEP 2: Get an ACEnet Account
Once you have your CCI (usually takes 24-48 hours) log into the Compute Canada Database (CCDB) and click the 'Apply' button next to ACEnet.