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Install SPSS for Students

Installation Restrictions

IBM Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) and SPSS Amos:

  • Can ONLY be used for university-related academic work or research

  • CANNOT be used in hospitals or clinics

  • CANNOT be used for university operational or administrative purposes (non-academic or non-educational)

To download and install SPSS on Personal or Mac Computer:

  1. Log in to my.utrgv.edu.
  2. Click on Help and Downloads from the top menu.
  3. Click on the SPSS entry in blue text.
  4. Select the correct operating system subfolder.
  5. Download both the SPSS Installation Instructions and Software package.
  6. Carefully follow the instruction sheet to install and license the software.

To download and install SPSS on a University-owned computer on the University network:

  1. Click the Windows Start menu.
  2. Click Run Advertised Programs.
  3. Select SPSS® Statistics Premium™ from the list of programs.
  4. Click Run.
  5. Click Download to begin the installation.
  6. Click Run.

SPSS is also available on and off campus through Virtual Computer Labs (vLabs).

To learn more about this service, visit the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS®) Software services page.