Section author: Knut Olsen <>, Robert Nikutta <>

1.3.1. Creating an Account / Logging-In

The upper right corner of the NOAO Data Lab web page contains links to log in or sign up for a new account.

Logging in

Clicking on Sign Up brings up a registration form, with all fields required.


Once submitted, a human will confirm the registration of the account, and an email will be sent to the email address you provided.

Clicking on Login brings up the login page.

Log in

Once logged in, you will be directed to your profile page, which includes your basic information and resource allocation. You may also change your password from there at any time. You can log out by clicking the logout button in the upper right corner.

User profile What does an account give you?

Many Data Lab services can be accessed anonymously, without the need to create an account. These include:

An authenticated user gets access to: