SPSS and SPSS Amos

IUP has an annual license agreement with SPSS, Inc. to provide some of their products at a reduced price level.

These products include:

  • IBM SPSS Statistics
  • IBM SPSS Regression
  • IBM SPSS Advanced Statistics
  • IBM SPSS Statistics Base
  • IBM SPSS Amos

The license agreement runs annually from September to August. The current version of SPSS for the September 2022 to August 2023 cycle is Version 28. At the end of the agreement cycle, the license will start to display an expiration message on/about August 31; however, the license will still be valid until September 30.

You will need to authenticate to the server to verify you are affiliated with IUP. When you are prompted for username and password, enter your username as IUPMSD\username. Please note you must enter the IUPMSD and the back slash "\" prior to your username. The password will be your network password.

As of September 13, 2022, the new license for SPSS Version 28 has been included with the download installed listed below.  If you see a message about your license key expiring, you will need to update the license key in SPSS. Reference the last item below to add the new license key to your existing installation.

Use this link to obtain the new license key.

SPSS Version 28 License Key

 

Faculty/Staff: Using an IUP issued machine?

This application can be installed with one click on IUP issued machines using the Software Center.

Installation Instructions and Licensing Information

Click on the appropriate download link for your operating system and follow the instructions to install and register SPSS.

PC Installation for SPSS and Amos

  1. Download the appropriate zip file.
  2. After the download completes, you will open the file to pull out the files.
    • There are two files included in the ZIP file: the application file (EXE) and the License.txt file. You will use the EXE file in step 3. Before beginning the install process, open the License.txt file. This will be the authorization code needed to license SPSS at a later step.
  3. Double-click the EXE file to begin the installation process. On the dialog box asking if you would like to Extract all or Run, choose Run.
  4. Depending on your computer configuration, you may see a User Account Control dialog box. Click Yes to continue.
  5. You will see a Preparing to Install message, then the Install Wizard will display.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Click "I accept the terms in the license agreement," then click Next.
  8. Click Next to accept the default installation folder.
  9. Click Install.
  10. When the installation completes, you must license and register the software with SPSS. Click Finish to register. You must have an Internet connection to register online.
  11. When you see a message titled “license not valid”, choose Launch License Wizard and then Next when the next box appears. 
  12. Please be sure to select the correct license method. If you do not follow this step correctly, you will have to uninstall SPSS and start over to correctly license the product.
    1. Select Authorized user license, click Next.
  13. Enter the Authorization code from the SPSS License.txt and click Next. You can use copy and paste.
  14. You will see Authorization succeeded when it completes. Click Next.
  15. Click Finish. Click Yes to restart your computer.
  16. Delete SPSS.zip from your hard drive.

Mac Installation for SPSS

  1. Download the zip file to begin the process.
  2. After the download completes, open the ZIP file. It will create a SPSSMac folder in your downloads folder. Open the SPSSMac folder.
    • There are two files included in the folder: the application file (DMG) and the License.txt file. You will use the DMG file in step 3. Before beginning the install process, open the License.txt file. This will be the authorization code needed to license SPSS (Step 18).
  3. Double-click .dmg file contained in the downloaded Zip file.
  4. Double-click SPSS_Statistics_Installer dialog box when it opens. You may see one or many of the following messages. Please proceed with each step as they display.
    • You may be prompted to install Java SE runtime. Choose Install. This will download and install the Java SE runtime version needed to install SPSS.
    • If you are prompted with a message indicating that the developer is unknown, you will need to change the security settings on your Mac. Please see the knowledge base article on the Apple support site for the steps to change this setting. Change it to "Anywhere." You can change it back after completing the SPSS installation.
    • You may receive a warning that the application was downloaded from the Internet. Click Open.
    • You may be prompted for the computer information for your Mac. Enter the username and password and click OK. This is your administrative password you set on your Mac. These are not your IUP credentials. If you have a Mac with Touch ID, you may be asked to authenticate this way.
  5. The install process is ready to begin. Select Language, then Click OK.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Please be sure to select the correct license method. If you do not follow this step correctly, you will have to uninstall SPSS and start over to correctly license the product.
    1. Select Authorized user license and click Next.
  8. Accept the license agreement by select the radio button and click Next.
  9. Enter your username and click Next.
  10. Select any additional Help languages you wish to install. Click Next.
  11. Optionally, you can install SPSS - Essentials for Python. Even if you choose No, you can still install this component later within SPSS. After selecting choice, click Next
  12. Click Next to accept the default installation folder.
  13. Click Install.
  14. When the installation completes, you must license and register the software with SPSS. Click Done to register. You must have an Internet connection to register online.
  15. From Finder, click on Applications, the open the following folders:
    1. IBM | SPSS | Statistics |"current version number listed as folder"
    2. Double click on SPSS License Authorization Wizard.
  16. On the License Status dialog box, click Next.
  17. Select License my product now and click Next.
  18. Enter the Authorization code from the SPSS License Process and click Next. You can use copy and paste.
  19. You will see Licensing Completed when it completes. Click Next.
  20. Click Finish.
  21. Delete SPSS.zip from your downloads folder.

Adding a new license key to your existing SPSS installation

To add a new license key to SPSS: 

  1. Open SPSS from your Start Menu or Applications folder. 
  2. When the Welcome to IBM SPSS Statistics window appears, click on Licensing Wizard near the bottom right corner. 
  3. If a warning about the license renewal date appears, click on OK
  4. Allow the app to make changes: 
    1. Windows: Click Yes if a User Account Control window appears.
    2. macOS: Enter your password or use Touch ID to continue. 
  5. The License Wizard will appear. In the bottom right corner of this window, click on Next
  6. The Authorized user license option should already be selected. If not, select this option. 
  7. Enter the new license key found on this page, then click the blue Add button to the right of the box. 
  8. Click Next in the bottom right corner. 
  9. The license will be validated and will activate your copy of SPSS. Click Next and then Finish in the bottom right corner. 

Renewing SPSS on an IUP-issued machine

If you installed SPSS on an IUP issued machine via the Software Center, the new license will be updated automatically with no intervention on your part.

If you are off-campus using an IUP owned PC or laptop, this will be updated the next time you are on campus, or you will need to connect to the IUP VPN to allow the update to take place.