Recharge Computing Account Application
Check Status of Existing Account
Use this form to set up a new department funded recharge
computing/color printing/plotting account with UCSD Academic Computing Services.
To raise the limit on future recharges or make other changes to an existing account, see below.
The ACMS plotter
is available only to support UCSD Academic Instruction and Student Research. Print activity for ANY other
purposes (administrative, self-supporting or external relations activities etc.), and/or in situations requiring significant
technical support or very rapid turnaround should be directed to
To apply for a new recharge computing account, complete all fields below
and submit the form. If your complete and accurate submission is received
prior to 4:30pm on a weekday it will in general be processed the same
day. Submissions received later will be processed ASAP, usually the following
If you have an existing recharge account and need to make some changes or reactivate the account, see the bottom of this page.
Once your application has been processed new account
Usernames and Passwords will be assigned by ACMS and transmitted to the
the individual account holders by email, along with links to plotter
documentation. All account holders
are responsible for understanding and obeying the ACMS
Acceptable Use Policies.
Administrative questions regarding your account can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org - for technical assistance using the plotter itself see the links above.
Changes to an Existing Account:
To increase the limit on future recharges for an existing sdcc12
recharge account, replace an invalid IFIS index, or extend the termination date of an expired account, have either the primary account holder/PI or the
current fiscal contact send an email to email@example.com
specifying the account name, the limit increase and confirming the current IFIS index the
account should be charging to as well as the fund manager email address where monthly
recharge statements should be sent.
To add new subaccounts or delete obsolete subaccounts for people who have left your group, have the PI or fund manager send the primary sdcc12 account login name and the names and UCSD email addresses of the new or deleted users in an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If neither the PI or fund manager is available, an existing subaccount holder may submit a limit, expiration date or subaccount request by email if the PI and fund manager are Cc'd on the mail and those email addresses match our records.
Hint: if you are not sure whether you already have an account, but know the Index it would be on if you did, enter only the IFIS Index above, leave the rest of the form blank and Submit, then check (among all the other errors) for an error on the Index field - if that index is in use the error will show you the account name. If the index is not in use, there will be no error on the Index field.
Revised: July 2014.