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SPSS

Concordia University offers SPSS for academic use for students and faculty only. In this article, we will show you how to gain access to the software!


Faculty

Faculty who need access to SPSS for academic purposes should create a support ticket by emailing support@cu-portland.edu to request access.


Students

Students can download SPSS to their personal computers using our online download service Kivuto. Follow the steps below to access and download the most recent version of SPSS. SPSS is also loaded on all lab computers on campus in the event that a student does not have a personal computer.

Downloading the Newest Version

Only do this step if you do not have a current version of SPSS installed on your computer. If all you need is to renew your license key, check out the Renewing License Key section of this article.

If you do not have any version of SPSS installed, follow the steps below:

1. Log into Concordia's Kivuto Web Store using your network username and password (same credentials you use for Blackboard).

2. Select IBM SPSS from the product tab, then click "IBM SPSS Statistics." This page will have the most recent version of SPSS.
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screenshot of SPSS download page on the Kivuto Web Store


3. The "single machine license" will show as free. Please choose Mac or Windows when selecting a platform. Once you have selected your platform, click Add to Cart then Checkout.
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screenshot of how to add SPSS to your cart


Please Note: While the Kivuto store will show IBM SPSS Statistics Premium, we are only able to offer Statistics Basic. You do not have to do anything different, as the code you receive will be for basic and can be activated using the premium installer.

4.When you are ready to proceed, click Check Out.
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screenshot of web store shopping cart


5. Finalize your order by verifying your contact information, then clicking Proceed With Order.
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screenshot of order confirmation page


6. You may be prompted to "update your profile" with some additional information. This is to determine and track the academic use of the program. Please fill out the information and click next.

7. Finally, you will have your order summary and receipt where you can retrieve your "authorization code" and download the software. You will also receive an order receipt. You should make note and save your authorization code and confirmation email.

Click Start Download when you are ready to download the SPSS installer
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screenshot of the order summary screen containing the license code and download link



8. Follow the on screen instructions from the pop up window to download the "Secure Download Manger" then installation files.
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screenshot of the download instructions provided by Kivuto after checkout


9. Select 32 bit or 64 bit Windows and start to download the installed. If you are unsure what version you have, check out Microsoft's automatic version detection page to find out . If you are a Mac user, just click "Start Download."
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screen shot of order summary page and download progress

10. Once the download is finished, click Launch to open the download file and install the program.

Installing

1. Follow the on screen prompts to install the program

2. When asked about the license, select Authorized User and continue to accept the terms of use and begin the installation.
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screenshot of license type selection screen of the SPSS installer


Authorizing Product

1. After installing the program and launching it for the first time, you will be prompted to authorize the product. Select License my product now and click next.
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screenshot of the license authorization screen for SPSS


2. Enter your code that you saved from earlier then click Next.
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screenshot of the SPSS licensing program where users enter their code


3. The code will authorize and prompt you to finish the installation. After that, you should restart your computer and the installation will be complete!


Renewing Your License

Concordia's license for SPS expires on Sept. 30th of every year. If there is a new version of the software released, follow the steps at the top of the article to download the most recent version from Kivuto. If a new version is not released, you will need to obtain a new authorization code through Kivuto on October 1st. The follow steps will show you how to do that.

1. Log into Concordia's Kivuto Web Store using your network username and password (same credentials you use for Blackboard).

2. Select IBM SPSS from the product tab, then click "IBM SPSS Statistics vXX." This page will have the most recent version of SPSS.
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screenshot of SPSS download page on the Kivuto Web Store

3. The "single machine license" will show as free. Please choose Mac or Windows when selecting a platform. Once you have selected your platform, click Add to Cart then Checkout.
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screenshot of how to add SPSS to your cart


4.When you are ready to proceed, click Check Out.
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screenshot of web store shopping cart


5. Finalize your order by verifying your contact information, then clicking Proceed With Order.
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screenshot of order confirmation page


6. You may be prompted to "update your profile" with some additional information. This is to determine and track the academic use of the program. Please fill out the information and click next.

7. Finally, you will have your order summary and receipt where you can retrieve your "authorization code" and download the software. You will also receive an order receipt. You should make note and save your authorization code and confirmation email.
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screenshot of the order summary screen containing the license code and download link


8. Now that you have your authorization code, its time to activate your new license. Navigate to your programs and launch the IBM SPSS Statistics 23 Licensing Authorization Wizard from your programs.
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screenshot of SPSS authentication wizard from programs on a PC



9. Select License my product now, enter your activation code you got in step 6, then click Next to active SPSS with the new license.
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screenshot of license type selection screen of the SPSS installer
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screenshot of the license authorization screen for SPSS
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screenshot of the SPSS licensing program where users enter their code






















10. You will get an authorization success message. Click Finish to complete the process. Now that is is activated, you will be able to use SPSS!
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screenshot of authorization success window