Colleen Brabender

Position title: User Support Specialist


Phone: 608-263-5033

1280 Medical Sciences Center

Colleen Brabender

Getting Help:

If you need computing assistance please send email to directly

Questions About or Problems With Computer Operation

Much of the basic information about using Statistics computers can be found under the computing link on the Department of Statistics Website. If you can’t find the answer to your question, send email to Please include the following information in your messages:

Your login name, if you are sending email from a different account
The name of the workstation on which you are having difficulty
When you encountered the problem
What program you are trying to use
The exact command-line you use to run the program
If your program includes input files of any kind, what files and what directory they are in
The exact error messages or output
If you changed anything in your environment between the time the program last worked and the time you noticed the problem, please tell us exactly what you changed.
As much additional information as you can provide.

Questions About or Problems With Statistics Applications Software

If you have a problem with using a Statistics application like R and SAS, or if there is a bug in your program code for C or C++, it is better to seek answers first with other students and faculty in Statistics first. If they can not help you with your problem then please email these types of questions

Leadership Groups

Fall 2008 Participant
Excellence Through Diversity Institute

Fall 2007 Participant
The Journey of Facilitation and Collaboration