Getting Started

Information Commons can offer a number of options to suit your research needs

If you don't have access to Information Commons yet, you're in the right place!

*Non-UCSF Collaborations will need to complete the UCSF Affiliation process before requesting access to IC AWS Cluster.

First, decide which environment you need. You can learn about the different environments available on the Computational Environments page.

Then, based on the environment you'd like to use, complete the appropriate access request process:

After completing the process to gain access, you can take a tour of the key features available in the environment by reviewing the quickstart guides:

If you have questions and need support, you can connect with the Information Commons Community. Be sure to visit the Support page to learn about the different support channels.