SCV provides SAS, Stata, and R on the BU Shared Computing Cluster (SCC) (provision of SPSS is under investigation.) Documentation, training, and consulting are available for these packages.

To get started using these statistical software packages on the SCC, please see the SCV software help pages. Links to vendor documentation are included there.

IS&T provides assistance with obtaining, installing, licensing, and running SAS, SPSS, and JMP for Windows and Mac users – see the IS&T Statistical Software Page.

SCV staff can assist you with the development of scripts and programs for SAS, Stata, and R. See the SCV Scientific Programming Consulting page for additional information.

SCV staff teach these live tutorials each semester:

Please visit the SCV Tutorials page for additional information.

Note: IS&T is not able to provide statistical consulting, e.g., experimental design, suggesting appropriate tests, etc.

For questions regarding SCV supported software and services, please send mail to