AuthorJan Dougherty
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Windows

First Time Setup

Before using SPSS off campus for the first time, you should confirm that your license is set up correctly. This must be done on-campus.  If you just did this as part of installing SPSS, you can skip this step.

From the IBM SPSS Statistics folder on your computer, choose SPSS License Authorization Wizard.

SPSS License Wizard

The License Authorization Wizard will start.  Choose “Concurrent user license” and click Next.

License Authorization Wizard

On the next screen, enter equity.cnu.edu in the box and click Next.

License Authorization Wizard 2

You’ll see a message that your license has been applied.  Click Finish.

License Applied

Checking out a License

Under “All Programs” -> IBM SPSS Statistics, choose IBM SPSS Statistics 23 Commuter License”.

SPSS Commuter License

You’ll be given options for a license.  Choose your version of SPSS from the list.

Select SPSS version

Change the Duration to 7 days, and click “Check Out”

Check Out Button

You’ll see a checkmark next to the license that you’ve checked out.

Checked Out License

You’ll need to bring your computer to campus at least once a week to check out a new license.


Mac

First Time Setup

Before using SPSS off campus for the first time, you should confirm that your license is set up correctly. This must be done on-campus.  If you just did this as part of installing SPSS, you can skip this step.

Go to Launchpad, and from the IBM (other) folder, choose IBM SPSS License Authorization Wizard.

SPSS License Wizard MacOS

The License Wizard will start. Click Next.

License Wizard 1

On the next screen, choose “Concurrent user license” and click Next.

License Wizard 2

In the box that comes up, enter equity.cnu.edu and click Next.  You’ll be given your license.

License Checkout

To use SPSS outside of CNU’s network, you’ll have to check out a license.  This must be done on campus.

From the Launchpad, click “IBM (Other)”

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Then, choose “Commuter Utility”

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Select the license for the SPSS software that you have, edit the “Duration (days) to 7, and Click “Check Out”.  You will then be able to access SPSS from off campus.

Check Out SPSS license

You will see a check mark next to the license that you’ve checked out.

Checked Out License

Your license will expire one week after you check it out.  You’ll have to bring your computer to campus to check out a new license.