The Social Science Research Commons partners with many groups on campus to provide a centralized location for consulting. Read more about our consultants below, or check out the SSRC consulting calendar for walk-in consulting hours.

For assistance in determining who could provide the most appropriate service for your particular project or question, contact SSRC staff at

Indiana Statistical Consulting Center

The Indiana Statistical Consulting Center (ISCC) provides statistical support and consultations at the SSRC on weekday mornings, by appointment or (for short questions) on a walk-in basis.

Research Analytics

The mission of the Research Analytics Group is to promote the innovative, scalable, and sustainable use of analytics tools and methods to advance the research, education, and external engagement missions of Indiana University. Research Analytics provides technical support for the users of statistical, mathematical, and GIS related software at all of Indiana University's campuses, including consultation appointments and walk-in assistance on weekday mornings, 9 a.m. to noon, at the SSRC.

Biostatistics Consulting Center

The Biostatistics Consulting Center is operated by the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics within the School of Public Health-Bloomington and provides study design and data analysis support for health-related research. The Biostatistics Consulting Center provides assistance at the SSRC on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 9 a.m. to noon, by appointment (recommended) and on a walk-in basis.

Center for Survey Research

The Center for Survey Research provides a range of qualitative and quantitative research services to a range of clients and partners, and CSR methodologists provide consultations on research methods at the SSRC during the academic school year on Tuesday mornings, 10 a.m. to noon, by appointment or walk-in.

OVPR Proposal Development Services

OVPR Proposal Development Services provides support for faculty planning and preparing research-focused grant applications for external funding, and provides consulting at the SSRC by appointment.

IU Libraries' Social Science Librarians

Indiana University-Bloomington's social sciences librarians provide reference and research consultations at the SSRC by appointment.