This page provides information about IBM SPSS Statistics software, including how to access the application and get support.
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
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)
SPSS may be installed at other locations throughout the university. Please contact your local school IT personnel to determine whether SPSS is available at your location.
How to Purchase SPSS for Your Desktop or Laptop ComputerFor Students
USC Students can purchase SPSS at a discounted educational rate through an authorized IBM reseller. For information on the currently authorized IBM resellers for student software, please see IBM's SPSS Statistics Grad Pack page.
For additional information on how to purchase IBM SPSS statistics software, please see the Ordering SPSS for Students page.For Faculty and Staff
USC Faculty and staff members may purchase a lease for the premium version of SPSS either through ITS or through an authorized IBM reseller. For information on the currently authorized IBM resellers for faculty and staff software, please see IBM's Academic Customers page.
NOTE: The software lease sold by ITS authorizes faculty and staff to use 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 SPSS for Faculty/Staff page.
How to Get Help with 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 email@example.com.