IBM SPSS Statistics

SPSS is a statistical and data mining software package that allows you to analyze research data to make smarter decisions, solve problems and improve outcomes.

How to Obtain This Software


Stony Brook students can access SPSS at no charge from any of the DoIT-managed SINC Sites on campus and the Virtual SINC Site,  or by direct download through Softweb

If students are interested in renting their own six or 12-month licenses, they can go to for special academic discount options. Academic verification is required, so students must use an email address when creating their account. Once their Stony Brook University academic affiliation is confirmed, students may rent and download the license that suits their needs. accepts PayPal, Visa, MasterCard and American Express for payment.


SPSS is available at no charge to faculty, staff, and students through the Virtual SINC Site, or by direct download through Softweb

Commuter Licenses

Commuter licensing allows you to use a temporary network license for SPSS on a computer that is not connected to the Stony Brook network.  Commuter Licenses are available for 7 days.

This Software is Available for Use in the Following Labs

Melville Library - Central Reading Room

- The Central Reading Room has 46 available Windows PC's,  4 available printers with Pharos Release Stations supported by DoIT.
- Reading Room schedules reflect only DoIT student assistants & printer availability
- Printers close down 30 minutes earlier than the Library schedule

Melville Library - North Reading Room

The Melville Library -  North Reading Room has 42 available Windows PC's, 3 available Pharos Release Stations and 2 Scanners, supported by DoIT.




Melville Library SINC Site

- The Main Library SINC Site has 72 Windows PCs with 6 scanners, 20 iMacs with 2 scanners.
- There are 4 available printers with a pharos release station.  
- Plus 5 available Windows walk-up PC’s with direct printing and 1 walk-up Mac printing station.
- A Consultant is always available to assist with technical and printing issues.


    ***Main Library SINC Site will CLOSE as of the end of the day on May 6, 2022

Main Library SINC Site will remain CLOSED until the Fall ’22 semester for renovations.



Sports Complex SINC Site

The Sports Complex SINC Site (Goldstein Center)  has 24 Windows PC's and one printer with a Pharos release station.

Request Support

In order to ensure your request gets routed to the right group, all issues related to obtaining, installing or using this software must be submitted through the ITSM System.

Submit ITSM Ticket