RCE Account and Affiliate Definition


Research Computing Environment (RCE) accounts - Provides access to the following resources:

  •         RCE desktop
  •         HMDC-managed login and computer servers
  •         GitHub

We are happy to provide accounts to qualified requesters; however, for purposes of accounting and administration, these accounts must conform to the policies described on this site. These policies are enforced programmatically during the account creation process and cannot be overridden by administrators.

Definition of Affiliates

Affiliates are defined as members of the following groups:

  •     Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS)
  •     Center for Government and International Studies (CGIS)
  •     Faculty members of FAS social science departments and research centers
  •     Faculty members from Harvard's other schools in social science research
  •     Sponsored, approved MIT faculty and their research assistants
  •     Sponsored visitors

If you are a member of an affiliated group but are pursuing research in a field outside of the social sciences, and are interested in using our services, please contact us. We can work with you to determine whether we can meet your research needs.

RCE accounts are subject to renewal requirements and password strength requirements.

Please contact us if you are interested in obtaining an RCE account.