How to Obtain SPSS Software for Installation on a Computer that You Own

The IBM SPSS Acadamic Campus Value Program provides work-at-home rights allowing installation on workstations and/or laptops owned by licensed faculty and students for teaching and non-commercial academic research. The software will be downloaded directly from an IBM website or obtained from ATUS Software Services.

Steps to Obtain an IBM SPSS Work-at-Home License

First, Request An IBM SPSS Work-at-Home License

 Fill out the Request Form here

  • Note For Instructors: Contact Software Services if you would like to arrange software access and codes for all the students in your classes
  • Note For Students: Please check your email junk folder after requesting SPSS. Some installation instructions have gone to student junk folders.

Second, Prepare For Download and Installation

Verify that the computer meets the IBM SPSS Statistics System requirements

Third, Install the Software

You will receive the following information by email:

  1. Instructions to self-enroll in a WWU Canvas course which has the software installation instructions and media
  2. A unique serial number required to authorize your SPSS license

Alternately, you can obtain the software in the ATUS Software Services Office. Bring your laptop or a flash drive with 2GB available to HH 124.