To obtain SAS for Administrative Use with Banner, please email the VCU IT Support Center
A personal copy of SAS 9.4 for Windows workstations for VCU Teaching and Research Use is available to current VCU students, faculty, and staff, as described below.
Supported Microsoft Windows Operating Systems:
SAS 9.4 is supported for the following versions of Windows (both 64-bit and 32-bit):
SAS 9.4 is NOT supported under Windows Vista or Windows XP.
To obtain a personal copy of SAS 9.4 for Windows:
Installation of SAS 9.4 for Windows:
Select the link below for instructions on installing or upgrading to SAS 9.4 TS1M4 (Rev. 940_16w48), which is the version available at VCU RamTech on or after January 12, 2017.
These are instructions for a new installation of SAS 9.4. They will install the following products:
A personal copy of SAS 9.4 for Linux workstations for VCU Teaching and Research use is available to current VCU faculty, staff and students.
Supported Linux Distributions (64-bit only):
To obtain a personal copy of SAS 9.4 for Linux:
Licenses for Teaching & Research Use are available at no cost to current VCU students, faculty, staff, and departments.
Installation of SAS 9.4 for Linux:
Select the link below for instructions on installing SAS 9.4 TS1M3 (Rev. 940_15w29), which is the version available at VCU RamTech as of August 24, 2015.
Base SAS, SAS Enterprise Guide 6.1, and the other products in the SAS Education Analytical Suite will be installed.
SAS, per se, is not available for the Macintosh, only for Windows and Linux. However, there are some options available to allow you to use SAS on a Mac:
There are two "free" versions of SAS that can be used directly on the Mac:
These are "real" SAS and are provided by SAS, Inc., for learning and educational purposes. For more information, please see this Free SAS PDF file.
You can install either Windows or Linux on a Macintosh, and then install and use SAS within that Windows or Linux environment. For information about installing Windows, please see Windows on a Mac
The SAS 9.4 products available for installation on personal Windows and Linux workstations for VCU Teaching & Research include:
|SAS/ACCESS to PC Files, ODBC, OLE DB, Oracle||SAS/GRAPH|
|SAS/Enterprise Guide *||SAS/SecureSSL|
|SAS/Enterprise Miner for Desktops **||SAS Text Miner **|
* Not available in Linux.
** Not available in Linux, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 8 Basic, and Windows 8.1 Basic.
This article was updated: 06/15/2017