SPSS Installation

Licensing Information

SPSS is used for academic purposes and non commercial research.

  1. For teaching and non-commercial academic research  Non-Commercial academic research means research by degree seeking students and faculty members where, the results of such research are not intended primarily for the benefit of a third party;
  2. Such results are made available to anyone without restriction on use, copying or further distribution,
  3. Any copy of such results 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 under the terms of this addendum.

Step 1. Download the Installation Files

Environment: Staff and Faculty ON CAMPUS or off campus with network access and using a stfx owned system.

When installing ensure to choose Authorized user and not concurrent.







Step 2.  Authorize SPSS

Both operating systems will require the Authorization key linked below to validate the application.  Authorization keys are renewed on an annual basis.

Staff and Faculty Authorization Key

Common Error : Not an administrator when trying to authorize SPSS 
Mac Complete the steps in this IBM Knowledge Base
Windows users right click in the Licensing Wizard icon and choose run as administrator when opening the Licensing Wizard


How to Authorize SPSS


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