SAS

Software Information

Description: 
SAS is a statistical software package used for predictive and descriptive modeling, data mining, text analytics, forecasting, optimization, simulation, experimental design and more.

Available To:

Note: Use of this software is restricted to users with a primary affiliation of Faculty, Student, or Staff in the Tufts' White Pages.

Affiliation: 
Student
Faculty
Researcher
Staff
School/Division: 
Arts & Sciences
Central Administration
Engineering
Fletcher
Friedman School of Nutrition, Science and Policy
Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Tufts School of Dental Medicine
Tufts School of Medicine
Requirements: 

All

  • SAS software users may use any supported release of the EAS software.
  • Except as noted below, software may only be installed on computers owned or controlled by Tufts University.
  • Faculty, staff or students may use EAS software only in support of teaching, learning and research.

Faculty and Staff

  • Faculty and staff wishing to use SAS in support of Tufts University's administrative functions must purchase separate SAS licenses that have been designated as administrative-use licenses by the SAS Institute.
  • Licenses acquired under the SAS EAS may not be used to support the university's administrative functions.
  • By amendment to the SAS agreement, use of the SAS EAS software on a personally-owned computer is permitted for current Tufts faculty and staff, provided the installation is performed by a Tufts University IT Support Provider and the software is solely used in support of teaching, learning and research.

Students

  • By amendment to the SAS agreement, use of the SAS EAS software on a personally-owned computer is permitted for registered Tufts students, provided the software installation is performed by a Tufts University IT Support Provider and the software is solely used for learning and research.
  • SAS requires students to complete and sign a SAS Student Use Agreement before they may have SAS EAS software installed on their personal computer.
Operating System: 
Windows
Features & Benefits: 

SAS is statistical software widely used at Tufts.  The university maintains a campus-wide annual subscription for SAS's Education Analytical Suite or EAS, a collection of SAS modules that includes the following products:

  • Base SAS®
  • SAS® Enterprise Guide®
  • SAS/ACCESS®
  • SAS/ASSIST®
  • SAS® Bridge for ESRI
  • SAS/EIS®
  • SAS/OR®
  • SAS/QC®
  • SAS/AF®
  • SAS/LAB®
  • SAS/CONNECT®
  • SAS/ETS®
  • SAS/FSP®
  • SAS/GRAPH®
  • SAS/IML®
  • SAS/INSIGHT®
  • SAS/SECURE®
  • SAS/SHARE®
  • SAS/STAT®
  • SAS® Integration Technologies

In addition, the TTS has added SAS/Genetics® to the software subscription.

Obtain Software: 

Faculty, staff and students wanting to have SAS EAS software installed should submit a request in TechConnect or via email to it@tufts.edu

The SAS EAS is an annual subscription, renewed each year by the university. To continue executing, SAS EAS software requires the installation of an updated activation key (called a "setinit") every year. To reactivate an expired key, submit a service request via TechConnect or send email to TTS Service Desk.