SAS, Release 9.4 and 9.3
The University of Massachusetts site license for The SAS System, Release 9.4 is available for Windows, Linux, and Windows Server. SAS 9.4 is is available ONLY in 64-bit version. Switching to SAS 9.4 is recommended for users whose computers meet the system requirements. See Switching between releases. If you require 32-bit SAS you need to get SAS 9.3. 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 OITs 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 OIT Help Center at 413-545-9730, email@example.com,
SAS/Spectraview has been "retired", and is no longer included in SAS. GIS Census Tract maps is no longer included in 9.3. SAS Online Tutor has been replaced by SAS e-Learning.
SAS 9.4 for Windows requires Windows 7 or Windows 8. It cannot be installed on Windows XP or Vista. See System Requirements.
SAS 9.3 for Windows can be installed on Windows XP Professional or Vista Business, Enterprise or Ultimate, but not Windows Vista Home, XP Home, or Windows 98/ME or earlier operating systems. It CAN be installed under Windows 7 Home Premium. Please see System Requirements for supported operating systems.
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 OIT Help Center at 545-9730, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 OIT Help Center. The software cannot be installed without a current license file.
Switching between SAS Releases
What's New in SAS, Release 9.4 and 9.3
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