Research Computing Consultations, Trainings, and Workshops

Northwestern IT offers support, training, and workshops on how to use the high-performance and high-throughput computing on Quest, Northwestern’s high-performance computing (HPC) cluster.

Consultation Topics

We provide a brief summary of some consultations topics below. More information on our consultations services can be found here.

  • Match computing, software, and data storage resources to your research needs, including local and cloud-based solutions
  • Help you get started using the University computing clusters
  • Show you how to turn interactive programs and scripts into batch jobs
  • Advise on the development, porting, debugging, or optimization of HPC code and applications
  • Assist in integrating computational components into a study to best address research questions
  • Connect with national resources such as ACCESS

Workshops and Trainings

Northwestern IT Research Computing and Data Services workshops and trainings calendar can be found here.

Recordings of past workshops and trainings calendar can be found here.


Available to

  • University researchers
  • Faculty
  • Undergraduate students
  • Graduate student
  • Postdoctoral researchers
  • Staff



These services come at no cost.


How to Request Service

To request a consultation please submit a request through the online request form.

Workshop topics, event registration links, and links to other training resources can be found on the Training and Learning page of the Research Computing and Data Services website.

Workshops, learning resources, and other programs are also announced via the NUIT-RESEARCH email list throughout the year.


Support Resources

  • Contact the individual event organizer for support for a workshop.


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