Ohio University

SPSS

Statistical analysis package, including:

  • SPSS Base
  • Regression
  • Advanced
  • AMOS

Platform

  • Windows
  • Mac

Eligibility

  • University owned machines, including computer labs.

How to Install

Windows

  1. Make sure your computer is connected to the OHIO network (wired or eduroam wi-fi for on-campus, VPN for off-campus).
  2. Go to your Start Menu
  3. Choose All Programs | Microsoft System Center | Software Manager.
  4. Choose SPSS 26 with FixPacks and Amos.

If your PC does not have the Software Manager application, contact your departmental IT technician or the IT Service Desk to enroll in our PC Management service.

Mac

November 25, 2019: SPSS currently does not work with Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina). IBM has promised to release an update that fixes this issue in the near future.

  1. Make sure your computer is connected to the OHIO network (wired or eduroam wi-fi for on-campus, VPN for off-campus).
  2. Go to the Finder.
  3. Under the Go menu choose Applications.
  4. Open Self Service.
  5. Choose SPSS Version 26, Site License.
  6. The software will install itself on your Mac within 1 hour.

If your Mac does not have the Self Service application, contact your departmental IT technician or the IT Service Desk to enroll in our Mac Management service.

Unmanaged Macs

If your Mac does not have the Self Service application, you will need to download and open the installer disk image, run the installer package, and request a software license key: