Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS)
Concordia has an educational site license for the Statistical Package for Social Science ("SPSS") software from IBM. It is a simple way to get an SPSS licenses to faculty and degree seeking students at no cost, for use for University instruction, and non-commercial academic research*. Any other use including but not limited to university administration and operations is strictly prohibited under the terms of this license agreement.
The SPSS Educational Site license includes licenses for Statistics Desktop Premium and Amos.
Who can use it?
Active faculty and degree seeking students of the University for instruction and non-commercial academic research.
How much does it cost?
There is no cost associated with this service as software covered under the campus license agreement can be installed for free.
How to get it
- To request the installation of SPSS on a university owned computer, contact your department IT-representative or the IT Service Desk.
- Activate faculty and students can download SPSS for your personal computer.
Overview of the SPSS Educational site license
- An educational site license is a subscription licensing program for higher educational institution.
- It is a simple way to get SPSS licenses to faculty and degree seeking students of the University
The licensed software can be installed on any computer owned or leased by the University at no cost, for use for University instruction, and non-commercial academic research*.
*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 under the terms of this agreement.
Authorization for Home Use:
The University’s active students and faculty may use SPSS and Amos at home on computers that are owned or leased by the students or faculty (“Home Use”). Students and faculty can no longer use the SPSS Statistics trial to download the software. The Home Use edition will mirror the purchased Campus edition in features and functionality.
Software products covered by the site license
Only SPSS software and available add-ons, if any, are covered by this site license. Add-ons offered may change, at any time, at IBM’s discretion.
The software can be installed on University owned computers. A request must be made to University IT staff. Only English versions of the software will be deployed on University owned computers.
At no time will IITS (or any University IT staff) distribute SPSS software in any format (CD, DVD, ISO image, etc.).
Any purchase request for software products COVERED by the SPSS Educational site license WILL NOT BE AUTHORIZED by the University’s Purchasing Services Department.
Any purchase request for products NOT COVERED by the SPSS Educational site license MUST BE APPROVED, as part of standard purchasing procedures, by the University’s Purchasing Services Department.
Additional information regarding SPSS can be found at: www.ibm.com/analytics/spss-statistics-software