SPSS and SPSS Amos

IUP has an annual license agreement with SPSS, Inc. toprovide 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 2021 to August 2022 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.

Please note that SPSS is installed in the public computer labs on campus based on this cycle as well.

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 your must enter the IUPMSD and the back slash "\" prior to your username. The password will be your network password.

As of September 30, 2021, the new license for SPSS Version 28 has been included with the download installed listed below.  if you recently installed Version 28 (installed during September), you can simply update the license key in SPSS.

SPSS Version 28 License Key

Important Installation Notes

When you try to license the product, and you receive an error that states SPSS cannot contact a remote server, please try disabling IPv6 in your network settings. This will be different for each operating system. In the event that you do need assistance, please contact the IT Support Center during our normal business hours.

SPSS and Amos Installation Instructions

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 (Step 17).
  3. Double-click the EXE file to begin the installation process.
  4. Depending on your computer configuration, you may see a User Account Controldialog 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 clickNext.
  8. Leave the Username and Organization as is and click Next.
  9. Select additional Help languages, if desired. Click Next.
  10. Optionally, you can install JAWS for Windows. If you usethis screen reading software, click Yes. Otherwise, leave answer as No. Click Next.
  11. Optionally, you can installSPSS - Essentials for Python. Even if you choose No, you can still install this component laterwithin SPSS. After selecting choice, click Next.
  12. Click Next to accept the default installation folder.
  13. Click Install.
  14. When theinstallation completes, you must license and register the software with SPSS. Click OK to register. You must have an Internet connection to register online.
  15. 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. SelectAuthorized user license, clickNext.
  16. Select License my product now and click Next.
  17. Enter the Authorization code from the SPSS License.txt and click Next. You can use copy and paste.
  18. You will see Authorization succeeded when it completes. Click Next.
  19. Click Finish. Click Yes to restart your computer.
  20. 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 thecomputer information for your Mac. Enter the username and password and click OK.This is your administrative password you set on your make. These are not your IUP credentials.
  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 radiobutton 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 installSPSS - Essentials for Python. Even if you choose No, you can still install this component laterwithin 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 numberlisted 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.