Accessing Hopper

Request an Account

In order to submit jobs to the Hopper Cluster, you must have a Hopper account:

  1. Access the Account Request Form

  2. Login with Auburn credentials

  3. Select your sponsor from drop-down

  4. Complete the form

  5. Accept the Terms of Use

  6. Submit the request

Your request will be emailed to the sponsor that you selected and they will approve or deny the request at their discretion. Upon approval, you will receive a Welcome email. It will confirm that your account was created and include the Hopper Quick Start Guide .

Connect to Hopper

To connect to Hopper, open a terminal program, then ssh to ‘’ with your Auburn userid.

$ ssh <auburn-userid>

If successfully logged in, you should now see a command prompt and be in your home directory.

You will need to use an AU VPN connection to access Hopper from off-campus. There is more information available online at: .