Loyola University Chicago

Information Technology Services

Home Use of Quantitative and Qualtitative Research Applications

Faculty Home Use

Faculty are responsible for installing the software packages noted below. If issues arise during the installation, they must be addressed with the technical support department of the software vendor.

  • NVivo 12 Plus Full-time faculty members at the university with a Loyola desktop association to NVivo 12 are eligible for home use of the software (single installation). To obtain NVivo for home use, contact helpdesk@luc.edu; 8-4487. Please specify your operating system as NVivo 12 has both Windows and Mac versions.

  • IBM SPSS Modeler 18 Full-time faculty members at the university may obtain a copy of IBM SPSS Modeler 18 for home use (single installation). For home use, contact helpdesk@luc.edu; 8-4487. Please specify your operating system as SPSS Modeler has both Windows and Mac versions.

  • IBM SPSS Statistics 26 Faculty members may obtain a copy of IBM SPSS Statistics 26 for home use (single installation). This package includes SPSS Base, SPSS Tables™, SPSS Advanced Models™, and SPSS Regression Models™. Upgrades are available for as long as the faculty member remains at Loyola. For home use, contact helpdesk@luc.edu; 8-4487. Please specify your operating system as SPSS Statistics has both Windows and Mac versions.

    Faculty who want access to more modules than those included in the Loyola license can purchase the IBM SPSS Statistics 26 Faculty Pack available from e-academy. The Faculty Pack includes the full SPSS Base product, with no limitations, plus 13 additional add-on modules for extended functionality. The add-on modules include: IBM SPSS Advanced Statistics, IBM SPSS Regression, IBM SPSS Conjoint™, IBM SPSS Categories, IBM SPSS Custom Tables, IBM SPSS Forecasting, IBM SPSS Exact Tests (Windows only), IBM SPSS Complex Samples, IBM SPSS Missing Values, IBM SPSS Data Preparation, and IBM SPSS Decision Trees, IBM SPSS Neural Networks, and IBM SPSS Direct Marketing (formerly EZ RFM), and IBM SPSS Bootstrapping. The license for this package is a one-year, non-renewable, single user license and includes technical support.

  • SAS 9.4 Full-time faculty members at the university may obtain SAS 9.4 for home use (single installation). Upgrades are available for as long as the faculty member remains at Loyola. For home use, contact helpdesk@luc.edu; 8-4487. Note: SAS 9.4 is not available for Mac operating systems.

  • SYSTAT 13 Full-time faculty members at the university may obtain SYSTAT for home use (single installation). Upgrades are available for as long as the faculty member remains at Loyola. For home use, contact helpdesk@luc.edu; 8-4487.

Student Home Use

  • HLM SSICENTRAL offers a free Student Version of HLM 7 to load on your home computer. Go to the SSICENTRAL page, choose HLM from the left-hand menu, and click on FREE DOWNLOADS. The free version has model size limits. Students who wish to access the full version can rent HLM 7 for $75.00 for six months or $130.00 for twelve months.

  • Lisrel  SSICENTRAL offers a free Student Version of LISREL to load on your home computer. Go to the SSICENTRAL page, choose Lisrel from the left-hand menu, and click on FREE DOWNLOADS. The free version does have case and procedure limits. Students who wish to access the full version can rent Lisrel 8.80 for $75.00 for six months or $130.00 for twelve months.

  • IBM SPSS Modeler 18 The IBM SPSS Premium Modeler is available to students to install on a personal computer via the GradPack is available for $95.00 for a twelve month license from e-academy.

  • IBM SPSS Statistics 26 Students are now eligible to obtain a copy of IBM SPSS Statistics for home use (single installation). Please contact helpdesk@luc.edu tor request the software. Students who require additional modules can rent the IBM SPSS Statistics Premium GradPack. This version of the GradPack includes both the Advanced Models and Regression Models modules offered by LUC plus 13 additional modules.  The GradPack is available in Windows, Mac, and Linux formats, however you will need to carefully check the SPSS Statistics version numbers available for Mac and Linux. All packages have no case or variable limits.  The IBM SPSS Statistics GradPack 26 licenses are good for only one year, are for home use only, and allow for two separate installs.

    You must be currently registered as a student to rent the GradPack. Rentals are available from a number of vendors although the availability of each package and the version depends on the vendor. Please check the web sites of the following online merchants for these packages: e-academy; Studica; and Studentdiscounts. The Loyola bookstores do not sell the IBM SPSS Statistics GradPack.

  • NVivo 12 Plus Students may obtain NVivo 12 for home use (single installation). Upgrades are free for as long as the student remains at Loyola. For home use, contact helpdesk@luc.edu; 8-4487. Please specify your operating system when downloading the software as NVivo 12 has both Windows and Mac versions.

  • SAS 9.4 Students may obtain SAS 9.4 for home use (single installation). Upgrades are free for as long as the student remains at Loyola. For home use, contact helpdesk@luc.edu; 8-4487. Students can also freely access SAS via SAS on Demand or SAS University. Note: SAS 9.4 is not available for Mac operating systems.