La Shana Porlaris


La Shana Porlaris

PhD Graduate Advisor & Director of Student Services
(510) 642-5361
Office / Location
373 Evans Hall

Student Services Advising Team Lead. Oversight of the undergraduate and graduate degree programs. PhD program administration: advising, admissions, recruitment, fellowships, awards, orientation and events. Oversee the hiring of GSIs.

Upcoming University Holiday/Out of Office Dates: May 27: Academic/Administrative Holiday

The following is my normal work schedule for Spring 2024 semester:

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Evans Hall 8:45am-4:30pm 8:45am-4:30pm 8:45am-4:30pm ----- 8:45am-4:30pm
Remotely 7:00-7:45AM 7:00-7:45AM 7:00-7:45AM 7:00-4:30pm 7:00-7:45AM
Lunch 12-12:30pm 12-12:30pm 12-12:30pm 12-12:30pm 12-12:30pm

Open Office Hours: I usually hold weekly open office hours via Zoom for Statistics Department Graduate Students, Staff, and Faculty on Fridays from 11am-12pm. However, please click here for an up-to-date office hour and vacation calendar as well as my Zoom link (you must be logged in with your Berkeley account).

Schedule an appointment: Feel free to schedule a phone or Zoom meeting with me at or submit below (for those in other time zones, email me if you would like to schedule an appt outside of these times):