ALCF resources are primarily used for DOE INCITE and ALCC awarded projects. Additional information on the INCITE program can be found on the DOE INCITE website and the ALCC program can be found on the Office of Science website. Projects with INCITE and ALCC awards will be contacted directly by the ALCF staff with information on creating accounts.

Non-INCITE projects may be able to obtain allocations from the Director's Discretionary Allocation process. See the Director's Discretionary (DD) Program page for more information.

How to Get an Allocation

How to Get an Allocation: Information on how to apply for each available allocation program

Determining Allocation Requirements

Determining Allocation Requirements: Information on how to determine your CPU-hours requirements.

Allocation Accounting Using sbank

Querying Allocations Using sbank: Use sbank to track project allocations, usage charges, and refunds.cbank allows queries to the balance and expiration for project allocations.

Policy Information Related to Allocations