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New SAS Contract in Place for UF

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A new SAS license contract with expanded allowable usage of SAS software was put in place January 1, 2020. The new contract retains availability of SAS 9.4 and associated tools in use on workstations and servers. SAS license and renewal pricing is changed effective immediately, and includes a new license category for funded research and administrative use. Full contract details are on Software Licensing Services’ SAS webpage.

NEW LICENSE TERMS FOR SAS PRODUCTS:
Teaching and (unfunded) research. Examples include a graduate student using SAS for research or thesis, or a professor conducting research for a paper–as long as no grant funding is provided for the research.
Funded research. Examples include work for an NSF or NIH grant, or an NSF fellowship.
Administrative work. Examples include using SAS to analyze the financial transactions of university departments, analyzing student data to track student success, or to optimize classroom reservations.

NEW LICENSE COSTS:
Teaching and unfunded research licenses are $135 per workstation and $810 per server. Funded research and administrative licenses are $200 per workstation and $4,000 per server. SAS (teaching and unfunded research licenses) for faculty and staff use on personally-owned computers are $135. Students can access SAS through UFApps and acquire SAS software through the SAS Student Home Use Program for $35.

Anyone with questions about obtaining a SAS or other software license is welcome to contact UFIT’s Software Licensing Services team.