Department of Experimental Statistics
JMP Pro and SAS Simulation Studio
JMP Pro 11.2 for Windows and Macintosh are now available to all faculty, staff, and students on Tigerware. There is no charge.
SAS 9.4 is now available. We have both 32-bit and 64-bit versions for Windows and Linux.
SAS for Faculty/Staff Use
SAS is available for use by LSU faculty and staff members. Licenses are paid for annually, and the cost is $105 for the first license in a department, station, or organization, and $65 for each additional license. (Note: this fee is subject to change without notice because SAS does increase the fee we pay.) The SAS license year runs from March 14 through March 13, but SAS will continue to function for 90 days after it expires, or until mid-June.
The fee is not prorated. Billing for SAS is done in late October or early November for the current license year. Departments will be billed for all their SAS licenses at one time.
Any copy of SAS installed in an LSU computer must be paid for at the faculty/staff rate, even if the computer is used by students. Students cannot pay for SAS at the student rate and install it on an LSU computer.
Faculty and staff who install SAS on their LSU computer may also install it on their personal computer at home for no additional fee.
SAS for Student Use
Campus Computer Labs
SAS is available on computers in the library, the Student Union, and the EXST labs (Woodin rooms 11 and 44 when there is no class). It is also available on some college or department lab computers.
Students can run both SAS and Enterprise Guide by logging in to Virtual Lab at vlab2.lsu.edu. You can open or save files to your local computer.
If you don’t need to run SAS often and you have a fast, reliable internet connection, this may be the better option for you.
Your home or portable computer
If you need to use SAS often, you have a slow or unreliable internet connection, or you travel, you may prefer to install SAS on your own computer rather than running it through Virtual Lab.
SAS will not run under any Windows Home version. If you are running a Home version of Windows, download Windows 7 Enterprise from TigerWare and install it if you want to run SAS.
LSU students can obtain copies of SAS for their personal use on their computer at home, either for doing class work or for analyzing their research data. Students are licensed to use SAS only as long as they are a student at LSU.
Cost is $25 per year for all or part of a license year; the cost is not prorated. Our SAS license year runs from March 15 through March 14, but SAS will continue to function through mid-June. If you wish to continue using SAS after it is due to expire, you must pay an additional $25 per license year. Payments are applied to the license year beginning in the year the check was written. For example, a check written any time in 2012 is applied toward the 2012-2013 license year. The $25 is a license fee; you have paid for permission to use SAS . You have not paid for a installation media and you have not paid for any documentation.
Students cannot pay for a student license to install SAS on an LSU computer. Copies of SAS installed on LSU computers must be paid for by the department at the faculty/staff price.
SAS University Edition
SAS Institute has released a free version that runs under Windows, OS X, and Linux. For more information, see: http://www.sas.com/en_us/software/university-edition.html.
It includes only Base SAS, SAS/STAT, SAS/IML, and SAS/ACCESS to PC Files. It runs under SAS Studio so the user interface is quite different from the normal SAS user interface. It does not include Enterprise Miner or Text Miner.
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