Install SPSS for Students

The license for SPSS will be updated within the next month.  Once the new license has been received, it will be available from the portal, Help & Downloads tab.

Installation Restrictions

IBM Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS®):

  • 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)

Personal computer:

  1. Log in to
  2. Click Help & Downloads on the top menu.
  3. Click SPSS under Downloads.
  4. Click the subfolder for your computer's operating system (OS).
  5. Download the SPSS Installation Instructions and License Code - v25.pdf and the file. 
  6. Follow the PDF instruction sheet to install and license the software.
    • NOTE: Installation code is included in the installation instructions, no need to call the IT Service Desk.

UTRGV Computer

  1. Windows computer: Search for and open the Software Center app.
    MAC computer:  Search for and open the Self Service app.
  2. Select SPSS® Statistics Premium™ from the list of applications.
  3. Click Run.
  4. Click Download to begin the installation.
  5. Click Run.

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

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