The following instructions will allow students to install SPSS on their personally-owned computers at no charge. For help using SPSS, please work with your instructor, advisor, or supervisor.

  1. Log into the VPN (Instructions)

  2. Download the SPSS installer here

  3. Locate the file and double click on it.
    The IBM SPSS installer file
  4. Click the Next button
    SPSS license agreement with Agree... and Next choices
  5. Click on the radio button to the left of “I accept the terms in the license agreement” and click the Next button.
    SPSS license agreement with Agree... and Next choices
  6. Click Next button.
    Choice to include Python or not, with Yes and Next choices
  7. Click on the radio button to the left of “I accept the terms in the license agreement” and click the Next button.
    SPSS license agreement with Agree... and Next choices
  8. Click on the radio button to the left of “I accept the terms in the license agreement” and click
    SPSS license agreement with Agree... and Next choices
  9. the Next button.
    Confirming location for the installation with Next choice
  10. Click the Install button.
    Final page of installation settings with Install choice
  11. Let the installation of SPSS finish.
  12. Verify that the “Start SPSS Statistics 26 License Authorization Wizard now” box is checked and click Finish.
    Installation complete window with check box to start the license wizard and Finish button
  13. Click on the radio button next to the “Concurrent user license” option and click the Next button.
    License method choices, with Concurrent user license option and Next
  14. Enter spss-acad.itec.suny.edu as the License Manager and click the Next button.
    License manager entry field, with Next choice
  15. Click the Finish button.
    Final license page, showing active licensing for several SPSS modules