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Statistical Consulting Service

The Department of Statistics provides statistical software and design consulting services for the Purdue University community. Faculty, students, and staff are encouraged to use these services, which are offered free of charge. The Statistical Consulting Service can help you with statistical software problems and data analysis issues.

Statistical Software Consulting provides assistance with the setup and running of a wide variety of statistical computing programs, including SAS, SPSS, Minitab, R, and Stata.

  1. Attend the Virtual Statistical Software Help Desk  CLICK HERE  available Monday–Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., except for 10:30–11:30 a.m. on Mondays. The software desk is also closed on Labor Day (Sept 6), Fall Break (Oct 11-12), and Thanksgiving Break (Nov 27-29). You will be assisted by a live consultant through a WebEx meeting. We will also have in-person help hours on Fridays in MATH G175. To see the Software Consulting Schedule, see the link to the left under HELP.
  2. Questions may also be emailed to stat-help@stat.purdue.edu.

Experimental Design and Data Analysis Consulting is available by appointment during the Fall, Spring and Summer (Modules II and III only) sessions. No assistance is available between sessions or during breaks. To apply, click here. This service assists with all phases of research projects, including:

  • proposal preparation
  • design of studies
  • survey design
  • data input strategies
  • data import/export
  • analysis of data
  • interpretation of results
  • presentation of results
  • other statistics or probability problems

Apply for statistical consulting.

Once the application is submitted, a consultant will contact you to arrange for an initial meeting to be scheduled during one of our 9 one-hour time slots available each week. After the initial meeting, your consultant will continue to work with you 1-on-1 for the remainder of the semester.

Purdue Department of Statistics, 150 N. University St, West Lafayette, IN 47907

Phone: (765) 494-6030, Fax: (765) 494-0558

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