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Research Computing Environment

The Research Computing Environment (RCE) provides a NIST 800-171: Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Systems and Organizations compliant computing environment to OHIO researchers that are working with Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI).


  • Research computing environment that meets NIST 800-171 regulations.


  • OHIO Faculty and Staff conducting research requiring a secure environment to create, manage, and protect CUI data.

How to Request 

For new RCE project spaces or changes to existing projects, a request must be reviewed and endorsed by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.  Requests should be submitted to the IT Service Desk.  The PI should include the following information:

  • Name and OHIO ID
  • RCE Project Name/Proposed Project Name
  • Request details
  • College