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Students entering the Math major at Sonoma State join an enthusiastic, collaborative, hard-working group.

Majors have a choice of 5 tracks: Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Secondary Teaching, and Pure Mathematics. They work together on their classwork, compete in events such as the annual national Putnam Competition and Math Modeling Competition.
Students also produce many events during the year, such as Pi Day (3/14) and the Spring Mathematics Festival.
Your support can help sponsor student events, support prizes for participants in competitions, or sponsor student attendance at the Spring Mathematics Festival dinner to network with alums!


SSU Math graduates go on to great careers in many fields, including teaching, finance, applied mathematics, law, and more. Many continue their studies in graduate programs of Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, and more.

Graduates visit their alma mater each year for the Spring Mathematics Festival dinner and often speak in the Department's Colloquium series about their Mathematics-related careers.

Two graduates at commencement

Professor Barnier and student


SSU Mathematics faculty members are dedicated to their students and spend innumerable hours helping students in the Math Lab and their offices, in addition to class time.
Faculty members are also very active in scholarship, research, and professional service – publishing regularly, serving as officers of professional organizations, organizing Undergraduate Mathematics conferences, and giving talks at research gatherings. Your support is crucial to continue this tradition of excellence!


Gifts to Mathematics Department fund can be for current expenses or, for larger donations, to generate ongoing income through an endowment. Contributions are tax deductible.

Current Funds:

SSU Math Alums at Math Festival

To contribute, send a check payable to "Sonoma State University Foundation" to

Mathematics Department Chairperson
Sonoma State University
1801 E. Cotati Ave.
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

Prefer to donate by credit card? Just head over to SSU's Development Office at (707) 664-2712.  Be sure to specify the fund you wish your donation to benefit.

To discuss volunteer opportunities in the Mathematics Department, call the Department Chair, Ben Ford, at (707) 664-2368, or email him at