Upgrade to IBM SPSS 27

Posted March 12, 2021

The most recent version of IBM SPSS Statistics on the network is version 27. The network license for version 26 will expire on May 31, 2021. If you are getting license expiry notifications, you might be using version 26. Please see the installation instructions below for IBM SPSS Statistics version 27.

If you have your own site license copy of SPSS from Western, it is also expiring. You can purchase a copy of the site license from the Campus Computer Store.

IBM SPSS Statistics version 27 is available for installation from the SSC Network via Add/Remove Programs as follows:

Windows 10

  • Open File Explorer
  • Double-click S:\Add-Remove Programs
  • Choose Install a program from the network

Select the following and follow the on-screen instructions:

  • IBM SPSS Statistics 27

Concurrent Versions

You may install concurrent versions of SPSS but only the current version will continue to be licensed. This means that when you install version 27, it will not overwrite older versions. Older versions will need to be removed manually.

What's new

You can see what's new online at https://www.ibm.com/analytics/spss-statistics-software.