About STAT


Welcome to the Department of Statistics and the Statistical Laboratory.

The Statistical Laboratory, established by George W. Snedecor in 1933, was the first of its kind in the nation. The Department of Statistics was established in 1947 and it is housed in Snedecor Hall on the Iowa State University Campus in Ames, Iowa. The primary mission of the Department and the Statistical Laboratory is the advancement of statistical knowledge.



Main Office

The Department of Statistics main office is located in 1121 Snedecor Hall. Directions

Undergraduate Offices

IT Offices

The Statistics IT Department is located in 2123 Snedecor.

Contact STAT-Tech


  • Snedecor Hall has (1) classroom (3105 Snedecor). 
  • Sometimes 3121 Snedecor is used as a classroom.

Conference Rooms

  • Snedecor Hall has several conference rooms available for use.

Conference Room Scheduling


Computer Lab Scheduling

  • The department runs Terminal Servers for students to use remotely from anywhere with an internet connection. Connect to terminal servers.
  • The department has several laptops that may be checked out for teaching purposes. Reserve a laptop.