Skip to content


Picotte is part of the University Research Computing Facility. To get started in using Picotte, please visit the Overview section.


Archived News

Talks and Workshops

At the moment we are working on planning for future workshops.

Previous Workshops

Getting Help

Please contact URCF support via the issue tracking system:

This ensures a record is kept of your request and all work done for it. When contacting us, please provide the following information:

  • If this error was encountered during a job, provde the job ID
  • Describe the series of steps you performed that show the error
  • Please copy and paste, or type, the exact error message you received. You can also attach a screenshot of the error to the email.
  • Tell us what you expected to happen instead of the error and explain what you are trying to achieve.
  • Please provide a list of any files that are related to this problem. For example, a path to your job script, data set, software, etc.

See also: Frequently Encountered Problems

Service Status

  • Picotte is online.

Please report irregularities to

Trouble Changing Password?

Are you having trouble changing your password? Please see this: Introduction to Using Picotte#Changing_Passwords

Web Portal

Scheduled Downtime

Picotte will have scheduled downtime roughly once every month.

  • Next scheduled downtime: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023 9am - 6pm

Staff Out of Office

  • n/a

Cluster Status


See the Picotte User Portal

System Information and Policies

Getting Started



Other Online Documentation