The can use the BOINC@TACC infrastructure to supplement the compute-cycles available to them through their TACC/XSEDE allocations. With BOINC@TACC, they can run small jobs involving small amounts of data transfer and processing without spending their active allocations. For details on using the BOINC@TACC infrastructure, please click here.
The BOINC@TACC software infrastructure leverages the middleware and extends its capabilities to 1) support the job submissions from supercomputers, 2) use the VMs in the cloud, and 3) automatically create Docker images of the source-code written in selected languages. The BOINC@TACC software is available through a Github repository.