Gaussian License

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Gaussian is a licensed program. The license held by UFRC is limited to the UFRC operated computers at the University of Florida.

In order to use Gaussian at the Research Computing, users must fill out and sign a license agreement first.

The license may be signed by contacting the Research Computing, and we can setup an appointment for you to come in and sign the appropriate forms.


In signing the Gaussian license, you are agreeing to the following:

  • I am not a member of a research group developing software competitive to Gaussian.
  • I will stop using Gaussian on UFRC systems immediately and will notify the Research Computing if there is a change in my situation that would bring into question my status with respect to the above.
  • I will not copy the Gaussian software, nor make it available to anyone else.
  • I will properly acknowledge Gaussian Inc. in published works to which Gaussian calculations on the WestGrid systems contributed.

(See Gaussian Citation for details.)