SAS, Release 9.4
The University of Massachusetts site license for The SAS System, Release 9.4 is available for Windows, Linux, and Windows Server. If you're switching from 32-bit SAS to 64-bit SAS, see Switching between releases. Faculty, staff, and students at any UMass campus are eligible to get the software under the site license. Site licenses require an initial fee and an annual renewal fee due in June. For current pricing, see ITs Site License information page. Server licenses are only available for Teaching and Research use!
The University of Massachusetts Medical School has its own SAS site license, for Teaching and Research use only. If you are at the Medical School and need SAS Software for Teaching and Research, contact Alan Ritacco. For Administrative use, contact the UMass IT Help Center at 413-545-9730, firstname.lastname@example.org,
SAS 9.4 for Windows requires Windows 7 or Windows 8. It cannot be installed on Windows XP or Vista. See System Requirements.
You can continue to run SAS 9.3 if you have it. However, upgrading to 9.4 is recommended for anyone that meets the System Requirments for SAS 9.4, because UMass IT's Java security updates will (repeatedly) remove the older Java release that SAS 9.3 requires from Amherst campus computers. SAS 9.3 users will need to (repeatedly) re-install the Java SAS 9.3 needs. Although this issue affects primarily Amherst campus computers, the need to keep an old Java on your system creates a security vulnerability for all users of older SAS releases.
SAS for Linux is supported only on specified Linux implementations (see System Requirements). It may not install, or may not run under other Linux systems.
Under the University of Massachusetts site license, SAS software is restricted to...
You must accurately classify your use of SAS Software as "Teaching and Research", or "Administrative", according to the following guidelines:
The software runs under an annual license. You can renew your license as long as you remain at UMass.
If you wish to get SAS client software under the University of Massachusetts site license program, please contact the UMass IT Help Center at 545-9730, email@example.com, or stop by A109 LGRC (Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.). SAS is distributed by download, but you must first register and get a license file from UMass IT Help Center. The software cannot be installed without a current license file.
Switching between SAS Releases
What's New in SAS, Release 9.4
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