Installation/Activation of SPSS29 for Windows

The university has a site license for SPSS that allows it to be installed on any university-owned computers when used for teaching or non-commercial purposes. In addition, student, faculty and staff home use on personal equipment is included at no additional cost.

SPSS installations on university-owned computers for any other purpose, including administrative use require separate licenses to be purchased.
After requesting a copy of SPSS for download or for media pickup you will see the license code. Please make a note of this code as you will need it during for the installation of SPSS to license the software.

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If you are having an issue installing SPSS or activating the license, please open a Service Request so that we can assist you. Feedback should be about the KB (knowledge base) article.

Important: AdminByRequest
To install this program, you will need Administrator access. If you do not have AdminByRequest, you will have to ask your ITS Desktop Services Specialist to install SPSS for you. However, if you have the permission of AdminByRequest, you can follow
these instructions and then install SPSS.

Installation Instructions

  1. If you picked up a flash drive from the ITS Service Desk, insert the flash drive into your computer, navigate to the SPSS 29.0.1 Premium Campus Edition for Windows folder, and double-click SPSSSC_29.0.1_MP_ML.exe.
  • If you download SPSS 29 from the ITS website, double-click SPSS_StsC_64-bit_29.0.1.1_Win_ML.exe.


  1.  Click Allow access to make changes to your computer.

  1. SPSS 29 might display a Preparing to Install.... window. No input is needed.

  1. Click Next.

  1. Select the I accept the terms in the license agreement option. Click Next.

  1. It is best to use the default folder that is selected. Click Next.

  1. Click Install.

  1. SPSS 29 will begin to install. No user input is needed.

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  1. Click Finish.






SPSS 29 Activation Instructions

NOTE:  If you did not select the option to start the SPSS Statistics 29 Authorization Wizard, you will need to open your Start menu, open the IBM SPSS Statistics folder and click on IBM SPSS Statistics 29 to launch the program.


  1. Select Launch License Wizard.

  2. Select the Authorized User License option. Click Next.

  3. Enter the code that you received when requesting the SPSS 29 license and click Add. (It is also stored in the .txt file titled SPSS 29 Premium Code.txt on the flash drive.) Click Next.

  4. After the authorization process completes, click Next.

  5. Your software is now activated. Click Finish.

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