Software :: IBM SPSS


IBM SPSS is statistical analysis software that enables users to manipulate data to forecast trends and anticipate future requirements. The SPSS site license gives the CSU the ability to install SPSS on individual university-owned computers and also the freedom to allow faculty and staff to install SPSS on their personal computers.

Who's it for?

System Configuration

SPSS runs on all currently-supported versions of Windows and on Mac OS X. Detailed system requirements can be found on the vendor's website.

Additional Information

ITS does not provide support for SPSS. Please contact the vendor for assistance with the software.

Details of the contract terms are available on the CSU website (HSU User Name and Password required.)

Accessing This Service

To learn where SPSS is installed on campus, click /its/labs-softwarelist?application=SPSS.

HSU students must purchase SPSS themselves if they want to install the software on non-HSU equipment.

If you are an HSU faculty or staff member, talk to your ITC if you want to install the software on non-HSU equipment, and contact Jim Goddess at (707) 826-6251 with any questions about license keys.

Using This Service

There is a wealth of tutorials, demos, videos and white papers on using SPSS software on the vendor's website.


On the ITS-Elm server.


Please refer to the Law & Policy section of the ITS website at /its/security-policy for information about policies relevant to software usage.