Software Short Courses

Software short courses are available for current UT faculty, staff, and students

 

Update July 2021: SDS Short Courses will not be offered during Fall 2021. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please check back on our website for future updates regarding Short Courses.

 

Short courses are for current UT-Austin faculty, staff, and students, and cost $30 per seat. Seating for each class is limited, with registration taken on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Sign up for the Software Short Courses Listserv for additional information and deadlines. Please email stat.admin@austin.utexas.edu for questions.

Click on the links in the table below for more information about the courses and instructors.

All Spring 2021 courses will be held in ONLINE through Zoom and open for registration January 19, 2021 at which time you will be able to add the courses below to the cart.

  • Please login/download Zoom prior to the class: https://zoom.its.utexas.edu
  • You will receive a Zoom invite via email the day before the class.

 

Click on the links in the table below for more information about the courses and instructors.

Course Name Instructor Date and Time Location Cart
Introduction to R     Zoom  
Introduction to Python     Zoom  
Introduction to Stata     Zoom  
Introduction to R     Zoom  
 

Refund policy: Once a course has been purchased, and the seat has been reserved by the participant, there will be no refunds or substitutions. 

 

Software Short Courses FAQs

  1. 1

    Where are the courses located?

    All in-person courses are located in Peter T. Flawn Academic Center otherwise known as the FAC in room 101B. 

  2. 2

    Do I need to bring my own computer?

    There are PC computers located in FAC 101B so there is no need to bring your own laptop. However, if you desire to bring your own, it is not a problem. 

  3. 3

    When will reminders be sent out? 

    Depending on what class you registered for, reminders go out at different times. Reminders will usually go out the Friday before the class you are registered for meets. So if you are registered for Introduction to Stata on Monday February 10, 2020 the reminder will be going out Friday February 7, 2020. 

  4. 4

    Do College of Natural Science graduate students get free courses?

    Unfortunately the Department of Statistics is not able to give free courses to the graduate students of the College of Natural Science. That is a different program. 

  5. 5

    Are there refunds? Can I switch my class? What happens if I can not make my class? 

    Refund Policy: Once a course has been purchased, and the seat has been reserved by the participant, there will be no refunds or substitutions. 

  6. 6

    What happens if my class gets canceled?

    If there is a cancellation there is either a choice to reschedule with a makeup class, switch classes, or get a full refund. This is the only case where a full refund is offered.