California State University, Long Beach participates in the CSU SPSS License [opens new window]. It is an annual subscription coordinated by the Office of Academic Technology. The SPSS license use agreement period is July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.
Faculty and Staff
Faculty and staff are eligible to install and use SPSS on their campus and home computers. This software can only be installed on personally owned computers used primarily for CSULB business in addition to university owned computers.
Software installation always requires administrative privileges of which you may not have on your university owned computer. Please contact your division, department or college technologist for assistance.
Students are not eligible to install SPSS on their personal computers. Students can use the software wherever it is installed on campus-owned computers such as the campus computer labs.
Students can lease or purchase SPSS through the University Computer Store [opens new window] or via the SPSS website [opens new window]. Before buying an SPSS student version, compare the lease options at e-academy.com [opens new window].
The minimum system requirements for SPSS vary by operating systems. Note that SPSS 18 for Windows is the only version supported on System 7. SPSS 18 for Macintosh is the only version supported on Mac OS 10.6 Snow Leopard.
SPSS can be downloaded from the Software Depot [opens new window]. The Software Depot steps are listed below.
The installation instructions shown below are organized by personal or network approach. Additional documents on network deployment are provided for campus technology staff.
Site License for Home and Personal Computers
Converting Site License to Network:
Network License for On-Campus Computers
Network installations with redundant servers will not require renewal products keys.
Network Deployment for On-Campus Computers
Push and Silent Installations: