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The Department of Statistics and Data Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin is hosting the 12th annual UT Summer Statistics Institute (SSI) May 28–31, 2019. 

Registration for the 2018 SSI is closed - SSI 2019 courses will be announced December 2018.

SSI overview:

  • SSI attracts participants from academia, health professions and marketing firms.
  • Participants acquire new statistical knowledge and skills through hands-on data analysis.
  • SSI provides an exciting venue to build statistical knowledge alongside a diverse and dynamic audience.

UT's Summer Statistics Institute (SSI) offers intensive four-day workshops on diverse topics from introductory data sciences to advanced statistics. Whether you are new to data analysis or a seasoned statistician, SSI provides a unique hands-on opportunity to acquire valuable skills directly from experts in the field. The UT Summer Statistics Institute (SSI) is open to 700 participants.

The 24 courses span introductory statistics, statistical software, statistical methods and statistics applications. Each course will meet for four half-days, either mornings or afternoons, for a total of twelve hours. Instructors will post lectures, datasets, exercises, and course information on a website accessible to enrolled participants. There will be no examinations, and participants will receive certificates upon completion. Academic credit will not be issued. Please carefully check the specified prerequisite knowledge before enrolling in a course.

The Department of Statistics and Data Sciences now offers credit for educational professional development opportunities during our 2018 Summer Statistics Institute! Teachers currently working in PK–12 settings can earn 12 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) by attending one of our 27 exciting SSI courses held May 21-24, 2018. 

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Courses will be held on the UT Campus in College of Liberal Arts Building (CLA), Flawn Academic Center (FAC) and Robert A. Welch Hall (WEL).

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Participant Information

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UT Austin Students: $200 per course
UT Austin Faculty & Staff: $300 per course
UT System Faculty & Staff: $300 per course
Non-UT Austin Students: $250 per course
General Registration: $600 per course

Groups (State Institutions and Agencies): A 20% discount is available for groups of five or more (or groups registering for a total of five classes or more) from the same institution/agency: $480 per person per course. Please email stat[dot]admin[@]austin[dot]utexas[dot]edu for assistance with State Insitution and Agency group registration.

Registration fees can be paid by credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover, or American Express) or by IDT (UT-Austin employees/students only).

To pay by IDT please enter your appropriate discount code and provide the IDT number at checkout.

Affiliations with UT will be confirmed by our staff. Non-UT students must send us a copy of their current student identification.

*All registrants must have a UT EID to register. Obtain a UT EID.

*If you are using P.O. to register, you will need UT Austin's Tax ID: 74-6000203

Registration ends May 04, 2018.


Courses will be held on the UT Campus in College of Liberal Arts Building (CLA), Flawn Academic Center (FAC) and Robert A. Welch Hall (WEL).

Map of the UT Austin campus

Parking: Parking on campus is a premium. Since SSI occurs during the break between the spring and summer semesters, the UT Shuttles will not be operating. The nearest parking garages are the Brazos parking garage (BRG) located at 210 E. MLK, the San Antonio Garage (SAG) located at 2420 San Antonio Street, and the AT&T Executive Education Center parking garage (CCG) located at 1900 University Avenue. Parking in any of the "A," "F," "D," "OV," or "O" spaces on campus might result in the issuance of a citation.

Rates for all campus garages

Visitor Information:

Refund/Cancellation Policies: A full refund of registration fees, less a $25 cancellation fee, will be available if requested in writing and received by March 30, 2018. No refunds will be made after that date. Please note that course substitutions cannot be made. If you fail to cancel by the deadline and do not attend, you are still responsible for full payment. UT reserves the right to cancel courses during the Summer Statistics Institute and return all fees in the event of insufficient registration.

How to Get Your UT EID: You must have a current UT EID to register for the Summer Statistics Institute. To obtain a UT EID, visit https://idmanager.its.utexas.edu/eid_self_help and select “Get a UT EID.” If you have a UT EID, but you do not know your password, select “Find/Reset My Password.”

Your UT EID will allow you access to your course website and software applications, if applicable, during the Summer Statistics Institute. It is highly recommended to verify that your EID and password prior to May 21, 2018.

Wait Lists: We do not maintain a priority waiting list. However, if you are unable to register for a course because it is full, contact us at stat.admin@austin.utexas.edu and provide us with the name of the course and your email address. If there is sufficient demand for a course, and resources allow, we may open additional seats in those courses beginning April 1. You will be notified by email if additional seats will be opened. Registration will continue to be first-come, first-served for these additional seats.

Hotels: Austin has a variety of lodging options ranging in price, location and amenities. The Austin Convention and Visitor’s Bureau has a great list to search: http://www.austintexas.org/visit/stay/


 SSI 2018 brochure