UPenn Software Licensing

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IBM® SPSS Statistics® Premium Campus Edition is leading statistical software used to solve a wide variety of business and research problems. This powerful tool provides a range of techniques, including ad-hoc analysis, hypothesis testing and reporting, to make it easier to access and manage data, select and perform analyses and share your results.

IBM® SPSS® Amos is powerful structural equation modeling software that enables you to support your research and theories by extending standard multivariate analysis methods, including regression, factor analysis, correlation, and analysis of variance. With SPSS Amos you can build attitudinal and behavioral models that reflect complex relationships more accurately than with standard multivariate statistics techniques using either an intuitive graphical or programmatic user interface..

Eligibility and Terms

Licensed to:

Penn departments and faculty/staff (Departmental license and Home Use license) for Penn-related academic purposes or academic research purposes. Departmental licenses must be used on a Penn-owned machine.  

Penn students (Home Use license).

License Year:

August 1 – July 31


Windows (SPSS, Amos), Mac OSX (SPSS)


User creates an IBM ID and, once it is active, logs in and downloads SPSS Premium and Amos. For Windows, one license includes both SPSS Premium and Amos. The software can be installed on one machine per license.

Faculty/staff can download SPSS from PennBox.


Users may only use the programs for Penn-related teaching/learning and non-commercial academic research on computers owned by Penn, except for Home Use licenses, which are installed on computers owned by the students or faculty.

Non-commercial academic research means research by degree seeking students and faculty members where (i) the results of such research are not intended primarily for the benefit of a third party; (ii) such results, when made available by Licensee at its sole determination, are made available to anyone without restriction on use, copying, or further distribution; and (iii) any copy of any such result is furnished for no more than the cost of hosting, reproduction, and shipping.

Any other use including but not limited to university administration and operations is prohibited.

If a Penn hospital is at minimum partially owned by Licensee, non-profit, and serving as a teaching hospital, then Licensee may use the programs in connection with education, training, and non-commercial research on hospital premises. Hospital administration or clinical use is not permitted in this academic license. 

Licensee may use the program in a virtualized computing environment on computers that are owned by the University, and students and faculty of the University may access and use the programs on or off campus (“Virtual Computer Lab Use”).

License Key:

An authorization code is provided by OSL for authorized user (single) licenses and concurrent licenses.


Call IBM Passport Advantage Customer Care at 1-800-978-2246 (Option 1). Customer must have a IBM ID before calling Customer Care.


IBM SPSS Statistics 27 Documentation

Additional Information:

Due to license restrictions, this product is not available to Wistar or CHOP departments.