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Statistical and Mathematical Software

Information on where and how to access statistical and mathematical software.


About SAS

SAS is an extremely comprehensive and powerful software system for data management and data analysis. It is portable across different computing environments. It provides extensive data manipulation techniques and comprehensive, sophisticated statistical algorithms. SAS consists of the Base SAS module and a number of separate add on modules.

The SAS Enterprise Guide is a user-friendly, point-and-click Windows client interface that provides quick access to the analytic power of SAS.

Access and Support

Access SAS on Campus

SAS is installed on all Library and Student IT lab computers on campus. Check the current list of software available on library computers. It may also be available in some Faculty and Graduate School labs.

SAS is available to all staff and students via myUniApps.


Obtain SAS Software - Staff and Students

The Free Edition

The University Edition of SAS is free to download

  • Designed for users learning SAS
  • Installation process is simpler
  • Runs in a virtual machine with somewhat limited power.
  • Uses “SAS Studio” (browser-based) as the interface
  • There are some limitations to this version of the program 


The Full Edition - SAS 9.4

This is the paid, licensed version. 

  • Designed more for businesses
  • Installation is a lot more involved
  • Runs directly on user’s computer – no restrictions on power
  • Uses “SAS enterprise guide” (desktop program) as the interface (differences)

The installation files are available from Student IT at the ERC and a license agreement must be submitted to IT Infrastructure Services in order to gain full access via the university's site license. Students will require assistance from Student IT at ERC to do this. Staff may submit the form via Service Now. . 

See the knowledge base article for SAS (staff access only). 

Support Documentation

For technical support and further information about SAS visit their website

See especially:

SAS online resources

SAS Enterprise Guide Demo

Further Reading