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The SAS System is a comprehensive statistical software package from SAS Institute for data management, graphics, analysis, and presentation.

How to Get SAS


  • Students have two options for accessing SAS software for free:
    • SAS OnDemand for Academics, which allows access to SAS Software through a web browser
    • UW students who pay the Student Technology Fee are eligible for a free account on the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology (CSDE) SAS Server, accessible through a remote Windows terminal server connection. For more information and to apply for an account go to CSDE.

Faculty and Staff

  • Faculty and staff may use SAS OnDemand for Academics for free, which allows access to SAS Software through a web browser.
  • Licenses for SAS Workstation for Windows are available for purchase by Faculty and Staff
  • Purchase requires a valid UW budget number and authorization from a budget approver.
  • No Procurement cards or direct sales to individuals are available.
  • SAS Workstation for Windows is available through an annual subscription, with the license period running from July 1 through June 30.
  • UW-IT cannot prorate or refund the cost of the SAS Workstation for Windows license subscription
  • UW-IT will automatically bill for the SAS Workstation for Windows license in the next license cycle.


Order SAS Workstation for Windows

License Details

  • SAS Workstation for Windows Licenses are assigned to an individual and may be installed on up to two devices.
  • A SAS Workstation for Windows license can not be assigned to a shared UW NetID.
  • Once purchased, you will be automatically billed for your SAS Workstation for Windows license on an annual basis unless you opt out of the renewal before the opt-out deadline. For more information about the opt-out deadline or to submit an opt-out request form, visit:
  • The SAS license purchased via UW IT Software Licensing service may be used for academic, non-commercial uses only.  Any other use is expressly prohibited.

Additional Information

SAS Workstation for Windows FAQs

Where can I get help using this software?

On how many devices can I use SAS Workstation for Windows?

  • You may use SAS Workstation for Windows on two computers.

Can I use this on computers not owned by the UW?

  • Yes

Can I assign a license to a shared user account?

  • No

What happens to the software license when an employee leaves?

  • The license can be transferred to another user at your request

Quick Facts

Available for

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff


PC, Linux, Web Browser


  • Free for SAS OnDemand for Academics
  • $90.00 annually for Workstation License


  • Free for Students
  • Statistics

Documentation and Support