IBM SPSS Overview
This page provides information about IBM SPSS Statistics software, including how to access the application and get support.
IBM SPSS is used primarily for statistical analysis and provides tools to analyze data and create reports and graphs from that data.
Where to Find SPSS
IBM SPSS is installed by Information Technology Services in the USC Computing Centers. These labs are located in the following locations:
- Leavey Library's Information Commons (lower level and second floor)
- Waite Phillips Hall of Education (WPH B34)
- King Olympic Hall (KOH 206)
- Henry Salvatori Computer Science Center (KOH 206)
IBM SPSS may be installed at other locations throughout the university. Please contact your local school IT personnel to determine whether IBM SPSS is available at your location.
How to Purchase IBM SPSS for Your Desktop or Laptop ComputerFor Students
USC students can purchase a lease for IBM SPSS statistical software at a discounted educational rate from an IBM SPSS authorized online retailer.To purchase IBM SPSS from the currently authorized IBM reseller for student software, please see www.onthehub.com/spss.
For additional information on how to purchase IBM SPSS statistics software, please see the Ordering IBM SPSS for Students page.For Faculty and Staff
USC faculty and staff have two options for obtaining IBM SPSS Statistics software: They can either lease IBM SPSS statistics software from ITS or lease it from an IBM SPSS authorized online retailer. To purchase IBM SPSS from the currently authorized IBM reseller for faculty and staff software, please see www.onthehub.com/spss.
NOTE: The software lease sold by ITS authorizes faculty and staff to use IBM SPSS for both teaching and research while the lease sold by authorized IBM resellers authorizes use of the software for teaching purposes only.
For additional information on how to purchase IBM SPSS statistics software as a faculty or staff member, please see the Ordering IBM SPSS for Faculty/Staff page.
How to Get Help with IBM SPSS
For questions about SPSS, please contact Brenda Osuna, senior statistics consultant in the ITS Customer Support Center, by phone at 213-740-2840, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 16, 2013