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ITS Software Licenses

SPSS Teaching License

SPSS Statistics from IBM is a popular statistical package for Windows and Macintosh workstations, highly regarded for both teaching and research. It is a modular, tightly integrated, full-featured product family for the full analytical process: planning, data collection, data access and management, analysis, reporting and deployment.

Category: Statistical

Notes: None

Vendor Information

Vendor: IBM
Software website:

License Information

Current version: 24
General OS support:
License renewal type: Annual
License effective dates: July 1st through June 30th


Product Use Rights

Terms of Use: SPSS may only be used for teaching and non-commercial academic research on computers owned or leased by the University. Non-commercial academic research means research by degree seeking students and faculty members where (i) the results of such research are not intended primarily for the benefit of a third party; (ii) such results are made available to anyone without restriction on use, copying or further distribution; and (iii) any copy of any such result is furnished for no more than the cost of hosting, reproduction, and shipping. Any other use including but not limited to university administration and operations is strictly prohibited.

Faculty/Staff Home Use: A limited number of home use licenses are available.  These licenses are divided up between the participating departments and can be obtained from the department's IT staff.


Institutional licenses for Faculty/Staff: License costs are currently shared by multiple departments and are limited to employees of participating departments. Departments interested in offering SPSS and sharing in the cost are encouraged to contact for more information.

Student Licenses: Student licenses are available through the SU Bookstore at:




Students should contact the SU Bookstore at

SU Faculty and staff should contact your distributed staff personnel.  A current listing can be found here:

DSP's looking for additional information can contact the ITS Business Office at