ITS Service Desk

How To Install SPSS

SPSS is is a software package used for interactive, or batched, statistical analysis. Our campus license can be used by Faculty, Staff, and Students for academic purposes only.


  1. Send an email to to request the SPSS activation code. After you receive the code from the Service Desk, continue with the following steps.
  2. Download the SPSS installer file below that matches your computer's operating system:
    1. Windows installer
    2. Mac installer
    3. Chromebook - not available
  3. Click on the installer to start installing SPSS.
  4. Follow the prompts on the installer, hitting Agree and Continue when asked. 
    • NOTE: There will be a few areas to change settings to install. Please leave them at their default setting. 
  5. After installation has finished, launch SPSS.
  6. Click the Activate Now button.
  7. Choose “Authorized User” and enter the activation code supplied by ITS Service Desk.




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