IBM SPSS Statistics is one of the most popular general purpose predictive analytics software available. It is a useful data analysis software for introducing students to statistical analysis. With an easy-to-navigate point-and-click graphical user interface, SPSS is an excellent choice for Bivariate Statistics, Data Management, and Regression Analysis.


CTRL offers a variety of workshops each semester to train members of the AU community in the software that it supports. At this time we are offering on-demand, recorded software workshops due to AU’s current remote work policy. Examples of workshops we have offered in the past can be seen below.

On-demand videos and materials

Introduction to SPSS 28 on AU Virtual Applications and Desktops (Materials) 

Video 1: How to import data into AU Virtual Applications and Desktop, open files in SPSS, and code/recode variables. 

Video 2: Descriptive statistics and one-sample t-test 

Video 3: Independent samples t-test and one-way ANOVA  

Video 4: Run correlations and regressions and export output 

What resources can I access online?

Introduction to SPSS (handout)

SPSS support at UCLA Institute for Digital Research and Education

SPSS support at Princeton University Library

SPSS Official Website

SPSS Resources on YouTube

Where can I use SPSS on campus?

SPSS can be accessed in the following campus computer labs:

AU Apps
Anderson Computing Cluster

How can I get SPSS on my computer?

SPSS is available for access by any member of the AU community through AU Apps.

How can I get support using SPSS for research?