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How do I install SAS University Edition?

by Community Manager ‎10-12-2015 05:56 PM - edited ‎10-14-2015 06:08 PM (856 Views)


Teachers, students, adult learners, and academic researchers can access the SAS University Edition software for noncommercial learning purposes. University Edition includes the SAS products Base SAS®, SAS/STAT®, SAS/IML®, SAS/ACCESS® Interface to PC Files, and SAS® Studio. 


You can download SAS University Edition for free, directly from SAS. After you download it to your PC, Mac, or Linux workstation, SAS works locally on your machine by using virtualization software and your browser, so no Internet access is required.


Or you can get SAS University Edition for free via AWS Marketplace (AWS usage fees may apply). The software runs in the cloud - all you need is a browser and an Internet connection.


If you plan to download University Edition, read the system requirements, which describes which type of virtualization software you need, then get it using these instructions:


  • For Oracle VirtualBox:

Quick Start Guide(PDF)

Quick Start Video 


  • For VMware Player:

Quick Start Guide(PDF)
Quick Start Video


  • For VMware Fusion: 

Quick Start Guide(PDF)


Use these installation guides, to learn how to:


You can get additional help by visiting the SAS University Edition Help Center, checking out the FAQ and watching our "How Do I?" videos.


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