SAS is now available to all current USC faculty, staff, and students at no cost. Students may install SAS on laptop computers that are used for USC coursework and research. Faculty and staff may install SAS on university-owned laptop and desktop computers.
The installation of SAS software requires assistance. Please see the information provided below.
Determining SAS Compatibility
SAS can be installed on computers running Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7.
Please note that no versions of Windows Home Edition are compatible with SAS 9.3. If you are running a version of Windows Home Edition, you will need to upgrade to Windows 7 Professional or Windows 7 Enterprise before you install SAS 9.3.
University Park Campus (UPC)
UPC faculty, staff, and students should take their laptops to the help desk at Leavey Library Lower Commons. SAS is available for installation Monday through Friday. To receive assistance, send an email to email@example.com to schedule an appointment. Once you have secured an appointment, UPC faculty, staff, and students should take their laptops to the help desk at Leavey Library Lower Commons.
Installation hours will be extended during the first two weeks of every semester. Extended hours are as follows:
Monday–Friday: 9:00 a.m. to noon, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
NOTE: SAS installation takes 30 minutes or longer, depending on your computer's capabilities. Please arrive at least 45 minutes prior to our closing time in order to allow sufficient time for your installation.
Faculty and staff who would like to install SAS on their university-owned desktop computers should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an installation appointment with an ITS Statistical Consulting team member.
Health Sciences Campus (HSC)
HSC faculty, staff, and students will need to set up an appointment with the Bioinformatics Computation and Consultation Center on the 2nd floor of the Norris Medical Library.
SAS installation is available from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Mondays, beginning in the third week of the semester.
Appointments are required for this service. Please see the appointment request form for additional information.
SAS installation for desktops at HSC is also available by appointment on Fridays. Please write to email@example.com to schedule an appointment for this service.
The SAS installation includes the following software:
- SAS 9.3 Education Analytical Suite
- SAS Enterprise Miner
- SAS Enterprise Guide
If you would like to use SAS but are unable to install it on your computer, please see our instructions on how to run SAS remotely on USC’s compute facilities.
For additional assistance obtaining, installing, or using SAS software, please call the ITS Customer Support Center at 213-740-5555 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For help with any technical issues while running SAS software, you can also submit your problem directly to SAS using the SAS Technical Support Form.
August 26, 2013