Learning Center

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Who we are and what we do

The Statistics Learning Center (SLC)

is here facilitate the success of students taking our introductory courses, the Department of Statistics offers FREE drop-in learning support for students enrolled in STAT 240, 301, 324, and 371.

Stop in and take advantage of learning support provided by:

  • Discussing concepts from the text or lecture that need further clarification or explanation
  • Obtaining a deeper and more satisfying grasp of statistical concepts
  • Getting assistance in a small group or 1-on-1 tutoring

It is run by Teaching Assistants from our (STAT 240, 301, 324 & 371) courses and peer mentors.


Opens Tuesday, January 30th

Spring 2024 In-Person Hours:

  • Mondays: CLOSED
  • Tuesdays: 3:00-7:00PM
  • Wednesdays: 5:15PM-7:15PM
  • Thursdays: 3:00PM-7:00PM
  • Fridays: 12:30PM-4:30PM

CLOSED Spring Recess  (March 25-29th)

Closes for the semester on Friday 5/3/2024.

We do our best with course coverage.


Located at Service Memorial Institute Room 133 (SMI 133).

470 N. Charter St.
Madison, WI 53706

Map and directions

Statistics Learning Center Expectations

  1. This space is intended for students enrolled in STAT 240, 301, STAT 324, and STAT 371 who need help on homework. THIS IS NOT A STUDY SPACE. You are welcome to use the space in the MSC lobby or the lounge area MSC 1205.
  2. If you are finished receiving help from a tutor, please exit the area to make room for other students in need of assistance.
  3. You are expected to have already attempted to do your assignment and are at the SLC for concept/clarification of material. Make sure to have questions ready and your homework available. DO NOT expect to be given the answers from the TAs or Peer Mentors.
  4. Please be respectful of the space and the people occupying the space. This includes the time spent in the area and with the TA or peer in the SLC.  Push in your chair when done and clean up after yourself.
  5. Please note that you may be asked to leave if expectations are not being followed.

Academic Match Program

Sponsored by the L&S Student Academic Affairs and the Greater University Tutoring Service (GUTS), the Academic Match Program is available for students enrolled in STAT 301 and 371.

The Academic Match (AM) program matches student tutors with students seeking weekly help in high enrollment academic subjects. AM provides group tutoring in Math, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Foreign Languages, Economics, Statistics, and more! AM tutoring groups are led by one tutor and include up to a maximum of eight students. Groups meet for two hours every week.

For more questions, please visit the Academic Match Program website or email guts-am@rso.wisc.edu.

Software training  & workshops for students: