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SAS software is a powerful tool used to manage, view, and analyse complex data in a variety of formats. SAS can help you calculate:

  • Descriptive statistics
  • Cross-tabulation
  • Regression
  • Analysis of variance
  • Survival analysis
  • Multivariate techniques
  • Econometric and time series procedures
  • Operations research techniques


Help Guides


The Library runs SAS workshops in the fall and winter semesters. Watch our list of upcoming workshops and events for the following SAS workshops:

SAS 1 - Introduction to SAS - Getting Your Data into SAS

SAS 2 - Getting Comfortable with Your Data

SAS 3 - Comparing Means

SAS 4 - ANOVA with Strip-Plot Example

SAS 5 - Repeated Measures Design

SAS 6 - Correlation and Regression Analysis

SAS E-Learning

A variety of online courses are available on the SAS website. These courses are available free of charge to all University of Guelph students, faculty, and staff. For information on accessing these courses, please visit the SAS page on the Computing and Communication Services (CCS) website.

Recommended Foundational Courses

  • SAS Programming Introduction: Basic Concepts
  • SAS Programming 1: Essentials
  • SAS Programming 2: Data Manipulation
  • SAS Programming 3: Advanced Techniques and Efficiencies


SAS 9.1.3 (9.1 TS1M3)

SAS 9.2

SAS 9.3

Upcoming workshops