Mathematics & Statistics


The Valparaiso University mathematics and statistics department helps students discover the elegant power of mathematics.

An inclusive approach, flexible programs, and a welcoming faculty ensure that students master quantitative and communication skills that serve them well for the rest of their lives.

MST introduces cost-saving textbook initiative
When you take Calculus 1 or Finite Mathematics in Fall 2020 you will be charged a $25 textbook fee …
Capaldi elected as statewide MAA representative
In March 2020, Associate Professor Mindy Capaldi was elected as the Indiana Section representative …
In December, 4,229 students from 570 institutions across the country participated …
MST active at JMM 2020
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics was well-represented at the Joint Mathematics Meetings …

Math Colloquium meets 4:10-5:00 on Fridays in GEM 120.  Due to COVID restrictions, in-person seating capacity is limited.  However, there is also an option to attend remotely via Zoom.  Contact Prof. Hugh Gong for more information.

The Mathematics and Statistics Department hosted a TriSection meeting of the Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan Sections of the Mathematical Association of America March 23-24, 2018.  Learn more here:

Valparaiso University was scheduled to host the Eighteenth International Conference on Permutation Patterns during summer 2020.  Due to COVID-19, this conference was hosted as a virtual workshop instead.  More information can be found here:


Mathematics and Statistics
Gellersen Center, Room 112
1900 Chapel Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: 219.464.5182
Fax: 219.464.5361