The Mississippi Center for Supercomputing Research (MCSR) provides computing resources, training, and support for faculty, staff, and students at all of Mississippi’s public Institutions of Higher Learning (IHLs).

Anyone associated with one of Mississippi’s public IHLs can apply for accounts on one or more of our supercomputers.

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    Catalpa Upgrade

    Catalpa will go down for an operating system upgrade on the morning of February 28th. It will be down for roughly two days.


    Spring 2018 Workshops

    MCSR will once again offer technical workshops to assist our users and others in the University community in getting the most out of their computing resources. Each topic is offered twice each week. All workshops are from 2-3pm in Weir 107. Please register for each workshop by clicking on the appropriate link below. Direct any questions to Ben Pharr at or (662) 915-3036.

    MCSR closed for holidays

    Please note that, along with the University of Mississippi, MCSR is closed from Wednesday, December 20th until Tuesday, January 2nd at 8am. All MCSR systems will continue to run as usual during this time. Users can continue to submit support requests to, but most will not be handled until after the staff returns.


    Catalpa Update

    Catalpa is back up after some hardware maintenance on Monday. We were successful in fixing one hardware issue, but unsuccessful with another. As such, Catalpa will have to be brought down again in the short to medium term. We will give notice once we have a date scheduled for the maintenance.