Undergraduate Statistics Advising

Students declared in the Statistics major and are interested in academic advising should contact or schedule an appointment with their assigned advisor via Starfish. Students not declared in the Statistics major and are interested in academic advising should schedule an appointment with either advisor via Starfish.

For general questions, email advising@stat.wisc.edu.

Drop-In Advising

Drop-In advising is available for quick conversations such as scheduling issues, major declaration, ISS Forms, etc. Conversations should typically last no more than 15 minutes. If you believe the conversation with last more than 15 minutes, please schedule an appointment with the appropriate advisor. Drop-In advising is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Drop-In Hours for Fall 2019

Monday 1:00-3:00 pm
Thursday 11:00-1:00 pm
*No drop-in advising available Monday, October 14th, 2019.


Undergraduate Advisors

Alissa Wilson

Alissa Wilson
1223 Medical Sciences Center

Alissa joined the advising team in Fall 2019. She received a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Geography and Environmental Studies, from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a Master’s of Science in Administrative Leadership – Adult, Continuing, and Higher Education Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Alissa is excited to be working with students majoring in statistics and is ready to help them find ways to achieve their academic and professional goals.

Laura Juszczyk
1225 Medical Sciences Center

Laura joined the advising team in July 2018. She received a Bachelor of Science, with a major in Statistics, from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse and a Masters of Education in Higher Education from Marquette University. Laura enjoys working with students who are excited about statistics and how students can utilize their statistics major.

Sara Rodock
1227 Medical Sciences Center

Sara joined the department in Summer 2018.  Prior to working in Statistics and Data Science, she worked for 10 years in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences as an advisor and in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies for 8 years.  Sara is a Badger alumnus from the History department.  She enjoys assisting students with exploration of the Statistics and (coming soon) Data Science majors, working with our MS Statistics: Data Science students, and helping students plan for their future careers and/or continuing education.

To schedule an appointment with an advisor via Starfish:
1. Log in to your MyUW
2. Search for Starfish
3. Click Add to home to add Starfish to your dashboard
4. Open the Starfish app
5. Select your Statistics advisor’s name (listed above) and find a date and time
6. If you have any questions, more help can be found here: https://advising.wisc.edu/facstaff/starfish/starfish-student-resources/

Where We Are Located

We are located in Medical Sciences Center (1300 University Ave.). Enter through the main entrance on University Ave. On the right-hand side, you will see Room 1205. Enter that room and head toward the back of the room. Advisors are located in Room 1223 (Alissa Wilson), 1225 (Laura Juszczyk), and 1227 (Sara Rodock).