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Department Of Statistics

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Undergraduate Advising

This information is provided to assist you in choosing your course of study at Penn State. If you have any questions, feel free to contact your academic advisor.

If you are unsure of who your academic advisor is please check LionPath for your advisors name and contact information.

Interested in becoming a Statistics or Data Science-Statistical Modeling option major? Answers to most general questions about the majors, minor, prerequisites, and more can be found by reading:

Advising General Information

To schedule an appointment with Andrea Brandimarte through Starfish:

  • Log into Starfish ( and click on "Services"
  • Go to the Science - Statistics Advising (STAT) service
  • You will see a list of all the service members to choose from to make an appointment
  • Click on “Schedule Appointment” next to the member profile of the advisor you wish to schedule with 
  • Click the + icon next to the appointment time that fits your schedule
  • Select a reason for the appointment
  • Type a detailed description for the meeting to help the advisor prepare for your meeting
  • Once you create the appointment, you will get an email confirming the appointment and you will get a reminder closer to the appointment time. Your “Dashboard” will show you all of your appointments
Thomas Building


Zoom Appointments 10:00 am - 12:00 pm or email to request last minute Zoom drop-in.


Stat Advising DROP-IN Hours for First TWO Weeks - August 26 - September 6

Monday - Friday 10:00 - 12:00 on Zoom

Monday - Thursday 1:00 - 3:30 In-person 

Friday - 1:00 - 3:30 on Zoom


Stat Advising Hours for Fall 2024


Monday, Thursday, & Friday

10:00 – 12:00

Appointments: In-person OR Zoom on Monday & Thursday

Zoom only on Friday

Tuesday & Wednesday

11:00 – 12:00

Drop-in Office Hours: Zoom or In-person



Tuesday & Wednesday

1:30 – 3:30

Appointments: In-person OR Zoom


1:30 – 2:30

Drop-in Office Hours: Zoom or In-person

STAT Advising Zoom Link

Advising Appointment Information

Advising appointments will be available in person and via Zoom for Statistics majors and non-Statistics majors. Students who are not Statistics majors can schedule an appointment to meet with an adviser by going to Starfish (, selecting Services, and searching for "Science - Statistics Advising". When scheduling an appointment in Starfish, you can meet via Zoom or in person by choosing the location of the meeting as a Zoom advising appointment or 323 E Thomas Building.

Statistics Advising for Summer and Fall 2024


Eberly College of Science Forms

Forms commonly used by Eberly College of Science Students can be found at: Registrar's Student Forms Index

Please consult with your academic advisor if the form you are looking for is not listed.

Undergraduate Bulletin for Statistics and Data Science - Statistical Modeling Option

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