STA 419 Consulting Session Observation

The goal of STA 419 is for students to develop the skills necessary to be a statistical consultant. Students who wish to observe a consulting session are required to first review the current scheduled appointments on the SCC Google calendar before requesting to attend. Student’s GVSU email gives them access to view the SCC Google calendar. For additional information click  STA 419 SCC Observation Protocol.   WHEN YOU CONSULT A STATISTICIAN . . .What to expect.

To access SCC calendar: Click to view the calendar on your Gmail, under "Other Calendars" click "Add a friend's Calendar" ([email protected])

To attend any consulting sessions, start by reviewing the available sessions(login with your GVSU email)  then make a request: Consulting Session Observation Request FORM. A maximum of 2 students are allowed to observe any given session. Requests are processed on a "First Come - First Serve" basis and are indicated on the calendar by first initial, last initial, observation number. For example “SO#1” [in the same time block with a title like: Data Analysis OR Research Project OR Dissertation OR Program Evaluation OR Thesis] on the Google calendar indicates that student SO has been scheduled to their first observation.

Besides having your initials posted on the google calendar as a reminder, an email notification to invite you to attend will have a brief description of what the client is requesting assistance with. You will need to set up your calendar in order to receive advance notifications regarding the meeting(s) for which you have been invited.

Setting a Calendar Notification


Settings (under the gear in upper right corner)


For SCC calendar click Edit notifications


Please note that at the end of the semester your instructor will be provided with the data (downloaded using: to verify which sessions you attended.

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