Advising Hours for declaring a STAT major or minor

Advising - Fall 2020

Advising Times

Mondays 2:00-3:00pm — Prof. Gretchen Martinet (gaf9f)

Tuesdays 9:00-10:00am — Prof. Richard Ross (rr3pp)

Wednesdays 1:30-2:30pm — Prof. Jeffrey Woo (yjw4b)

Wednesdays 3:00-4:00pm — Prof. Prince Afriyie (pa5jg)

Thursdays 7:30-9:00pm — Prof. Jeff Holt (jjh2b)

 

All Statistics advising meetings are conducted on a drop-in basis using Zoom, during the times indicated above.  To meet, email (computing ID above) at least 24 hours in advance the person you would like to see for the Zoom link.  If someone is in the Zoom meeting you will initially be placed in the Zoom waiting room.

If you are interested in declaring the major or the minor please continue reading. If you only have advising questions but are not declaring, you can stop here.

Declaring a Major

During your advising meeting, you will discuss your plans with a major advisor.  In advance of the meeting, please complete as much as you can of the template below, include it as text in an email message, and be prepared to share it when the meeting begins.  

Note: It can take up to a week to process major declarations, so please plan accordingly.

Your email should have the following information (copy and paste the text below and fill in):

Major Declaration — Department of Statistics

1  a) Last Name:
    b) First Name:
    c) Middle Initial:

2  a) UVA ID Number (on the back of your student ID):
    b) UVA email:
    c) Intended Date of Graduation:

3  a) Major (with concentration in parenthesis):
    b) Which of the following 4 statements (i to iv) apply to you?

       i.    This is my first or only major

       ii.   This is my second major. My other major is:

       iii.  This replaces my previous declaration in:

       iv.  This is a redeclaration following a leave of absence or voluntary withdrawal

4) Tentative plan:

Include Course prefix, course number, course title, semester to complete. (This should include all courses required for the major, even those already completed.  It should not include prerequisite courses.)

Course 1:
Course 2:
Course 3:
Course 4:
Course 5:
Course 6:
Course 7:
Course 8:
Course 9:

Sample email:

Dear Prof Afriyie/Holt/Martinet/Ross/Woo,

As discussed during our advising session, here is my Statistics major declaration.

Major Declaration — Department of Statistics

1a) Last Name: Smith
b) First Name: John
c) Middle Initial: J

2a) UVA ID Number (on the back of your student ID): 123456789
b) UVA email: anonymous@virginia.edu
c) Intended Date of Graduation: Spring 2022

3a) Major (with concentration in parenthesis): Statistics (mathematical statistics)
3b) Which of the following 4 statements (i to iv) apply to you?
i) This is my first or only major

4) Tentative plan:

Course 1: Stat 3220, Fall 2020
Course 2: Stat 3080, Fall 2020
Course 3: Math 3350, Fall 2020
Course 4: Stat 3110, Spring 2021
Course 5: Stat 3280, Spring 2021
Course 6: Stat 3120, Fall 2021
Course 7: Stat 4630, Fall 2021
Course 8: Stat 3250, Spring 2022
Course 9: Stat 4800, Spring 2022

 

Declaring a Minor

During your advising meeting, you will discuss your plans with a minor advisor.  In advance of the meeting, please complete as much as you can of the template below, include it as text in an email message, and be prepared to share it when the meeting begins.  It can take up to a week to process minor declarations, so please plan accordingly.

Note: You cannot declare a minor until after you have declared a major.

Your email should have the following information (copy and paste the text below and fill in):

Minor Declaration — Department of Statistics

1  a) Last Name:
    b) First Name:
    c) Middle Initial:

2  a) UVA ID Number (on the back of your student ID):
    b) UVA email:
    c) Intended Date of Graduation:

3) Minor (Data Analytics or Statistics):

4) Tentative plan:

Include Course prefix, course number, course title, semester to complete. (This should include all courses required for the minor, even those already completed.  It should not include prerequisite courses.)

Course 1:
Course 2:
Course 3:
Course 4:
Course 5: