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Effective July 1, 2012, students will no longer be able to install SPSS through BC. The license will expire on existing computers. Learn more about student options.


If you would like SPSS installed on your BC-owned computer, please contact your TC (Technology Consultant).


There are a limited number of licenses available for faculty home computers.  Instructions on how to download and install IBM SPSS are below.

  • Before you download, please contact Michael Spinello for the current license keys.
  • These downloads require you to login with your BC username and password.

IMPORTANT: For assistance installing this software, please contact the Help Center at or ext. 2-HELP (617-552-4357) or visit the Walk-In Help Desk on the second floor of the O'Neill Library.

IBM SPSS 19 for Windows

Note as of November 14, 2012: If you are a faculty member who is downloading SPSS 19 for your home computer, we recommend that you wait a week if possible as SPSS 21 will be available for download shortly. If you have questions please contact

IBM SPSS 21 for Mac

Please contact Boston College Research Services at if you are a faculty member wishing to install SPSS on a MAC. SPSS 21 is a new version of SPSS that is compatible with MAC OS 10.8 Mountain Lion.