Principal Investigators of OSC projects are responsible for updating their authorized user list, their outside funding sources, and their publications and presentations that cite OSC. All of these tasks can be accomplished by contacting OSC Help with the information. PIs are also responsible for monitoring their project's Resource Unit balance and for submitting a proposal to the Allocations Committee of the Statewide Users Group before the balance goes negative. Projects with negative balances are subject to restrictions, causing submitted jobs to have lower priority in the queue. We have a resource page for your convenience.
Allocation managment for Ohio-based academic projects
Eligible Principal Investigators must be tenure-track faculty members or permanent research scientists at Ohio colleges or universities. All other researchers, such as postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and undergraduate students, may be authorized users under a project led by an eligible PI.
Principal Investigators who plan to submit a proposal for additional resource units should have the following information ready when they fill out the application form:
- names, departments, affiliations, and email addresses of new authorized users
- names and email address of two or three suggested peer reviewers
- document with performance reports and justification for request
- electronic version of resume/CV
- list of publications and presentations that cite OSC
- proposal text
- document with other pertinent information (optional)
Once a proposal has been approved for peer review, any restrictions that have been accrued due to a negative balance will be lifted. The Allocations Committee meets every other month (even-numbered months), and awards are made after the meeting.
Allocation managment for purchased cycles
Please disregard any RU messages or instructions to apply for additional resources. If you have any billing questions, please consult your contact at OSC or inquire with OSC Help.