Installing IBM SPSS for CI and Grad Students

Instructions for CI and Grad student to download and activate IBM SPSS using our campus license. Please note, this software can only be used for academic use. Requires user to be on campus or connected to UW-Stout VPN.
1. Go to and select Try SPSS Statistics.

SPSS Trial Link

2. Enter your email and other information to create a new account.

Create account

3. Select Yes for "Are you a student?". Continue to fill out the form and verify your email.

4. When your email has been verified, you will be redirected to the product dashboard. Under IBM SPSS Statistics Subscription Trial, select download.
Download Trial
5. After selecting download, scroll down and select the appropriate download for your operating system (Windows or Mac).

Download for your OS.

6. Run the downloaded file and keep all default options selected. The application will open after installation with the following prompt, Activate IBM SPSS Statistics. Select Launch License Wizard.

Launch License Wizard

7. The License Status window will appear. Click Next to continue.

License Status - no licenses
8. Select the second option,Concurrent user license and click on Next.

Concurrent User License

Please be aware that you have to be connected to the UW-Stout VPN at this point and for further use of SPSS. 
9. Under "License manager server name" field, enter and click Next.

license manager name

10. The window will now show that licensing has been successful. Click finish and use SPSS as needed.

licensing complete

Keywordsibm, spss, ci, grad, statistics   Doc ID117706
OwnerJeremy N.GroupUW Stout
Created2022-03-31 13:39:41Updated2023-12-20 16:31:21
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