Statistical Consulting Services

Statistical Consulting Services


To support administrators, faculty, graduate students of NIU, and outside clients in their research and professional work involving statistics.


The Statistical Consulting Services (SCS) is a part of NIU Division of Statistics. Professor Michelle Xia is the current director of the SCS. Our services include short-term statistical analyses, long-term collaborative research, and assistance in preparation of research grant proposals.


Hands-on experience in statistical consulting provides practical experience and prepares students seeking jobs.

Research: Our service results in research publications and successful completion of Master's theses and Ph.D. dissertations.

Contact Us

Statistical Consulting Services
Division of Statistics
DuSable Hall 366
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone: (815) 513-4805
Fax: (815) 753-6776

Email Us

SCS Brochure


To schedule an appointment, please email statconsult @ (Do not copy and paste, you will have to type this e-mail into your e-mail address, with no spaces.) to receive the link for the client request form(CRF).  A consultant will contact you to schedule your first consulting session. We currently do not offer walk-in service.

Students need written permission from their thesis advisors before they contact the SCS. Have your advisor email their permission to