La Shana Porlaris

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La Shana Porlaris

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

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

The following is my normal work schedule:

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Evans Hall 8:00am-4:30pm 8:00am-3:30pm 8:00am-3:00pm n/a 8:00am-4:30pm
Remotely n/a 4:30pm-5:30pm 4:00pm-5:30pm 8:00am-4:30pm n/a
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):