VCU Technology Services has a site license agreement with IBM, Inc., which allows currently enrolled/employed VCU students, faculty, and staff to use several popular SPSS products for Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh, and Linux, at no cost.
SPSS products obtained under the site license can be installed for free for VCU teaching and research use ONLY on computers owned by VCU, VCUHS or current VCU students, faculty, and staff.
SPSS licensing for administrative use may be purchased at a reduced rate through our site license agreement. Please contact the helpIT Center for assistance.
For more information concerning the permitted installation and use of the SPSS products, please see Conditions of License.
SPSS Products are also available for use via the web on the App2Go Server and on all VCU Library workstations and loaner laptops.
The SPSS products listed below are available for installation on the Windows, Macintosh, and Linux platforms and are available for use on the App2Go Server:
IBM SPSS Amos is a stand-alone product that requires a separate installation. The other products above are available as menu choices when running IBM SPSS Statistics.
VCU does not license all SPSS products.
The IBM SPSS products obtained under in the new VCU site license are subject to all of the following conditions:
Although administrative use is prohibited, individual administrative licenses may be purchased through our contract at the educationally discounted price of $750/year. Please contact the Technology Services helpIT Center for more information.
R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. You may obtain a copy of R for your Windows, Mac, or Linux computer.
R modules can be run from SPSS to provide additional methods of analysis within SPSS.