SPSS

SPSS is a program used for statistical analysis. In order to receive a licence for SPSS you will need to open a Service Desk ticket here.

SPSS software available to download

 

  the above links require you to authenticate with your NUI Galway credentials

The recommended Licence Manager to use with SPSS 24 is Version 9.6 which can also be downloaded from the link above. Please make sure to uninstall any older Versions, before upgrading to the new Version. Rather than a PDF, here is a link to a YouTube tutorial that assists you in installing the new Licence Manager as there are now 2 parts involved: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4p1LB5c-y4. Please watch from 2.30 onwards. 

 Installation Information 

SPSS is installed on the standard Staff Build and in each Computer Suite. Staff or Postgraduate students who connect their NUI Galway laptops or desktops to the Unversity network via cable may install the latest SPSS using our Self Service Option.

To install software on your machine, you must login as an administrator . 

you will need to extract this file before proceeding with the install:
1. Right click 'extract all'
2. Select a folder to extract to
3. Press Extract

Double-click setup.exe to begin the installation. Allow some moments for the process to begin. 
Licence Type is single user. After installation you will be provided an opportunity to enter the site licence.  At Organisation prompt input NUI Galway.

Please refer to Known Issues before starting installation 
System requirements 
To obtain a SPSS Licence code, you are obliged to sign a SPSS Copyright Acknowledgement Form
How to install Vis Designer
How to install Sample Power 

How do I renew my SPSS license code?

  1. Log onto the computer with Administrator rights 

  2. Programs > SPSS  > SPSS License Authorization Wizard 

  3. License Status window will open, click Next 

  4. Select Licence my product now and click Next 

  5. Enter the license code when prompted. 

  6. You should get a message informing you the code has been successfully applied. 

  7. Click Next and Finish to exit 

Please Note

All licensed software is permitted for use only while the user is a registered student of NUI Galway or a current member of staff

How can I access SPSS software for my computer?

PC SUITES    STUDENTS STAFF
Click here to check availability in the PC Suites.

NUI Galway has a site licence agreement which is renewed in July. SPSS may be used by any employee, student or other persons authorised by NUI Galway for the purposes of the normal business of the University, whether or not they are located on campus. Such use of the software includes:

  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Personal educational development
  • Administration and management of the business of the University
  • Development work associated with any of the above.

NUI Galway has a site licence agreement which is renewed in July. SPSS may be used by any employee, student or other persons authorised by NUI Galway for the purposes of the normal business of the University, whether or not they are located on campus. Such use of the software includes:

  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Personal educational development
  • Administration and management of the business of the University
  • Development work associated with any of the above.


Platforms

WINDOWS MACINTOSH LINUX 
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Can I install on my Home Computer

NUI Galway has a site licence agreement which is renewed in July. SPSS may be used by any employee, student or other persons authorised by NUI Galway for the purposes of the normal business of the University, whether or not they are located on campus. Such use of the software includes:

  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Personal educational development
  • Administration and management of the business of the University
  • Development work associated with any of the above.

Where can I get technical support

Technical support is available online from the  SPSS website
If your query is not answered on the SPSS website, the site license agreement allows for technical support via a single technical contact only. Please contact the Service Desk with any such query.