Student Welcome

Dear Mathematics or Actuarial Science Major:

Welcome to the Department of Mathematical Sciences at William Paterson University and to the extended family of mathematicians all over the world. We congratulate your commitment to the field that over the generations has been dubbed as the “key to all sciences.”  We look forward to our joint participation in the effort to make your educational experience a rewarding and exciting one. 

The Department has an active Math Club, Actuarial Club, and Mathematics Learning Center (MLC) and you are encouraged to join and get involved. You should take advantage of all academic support services and facilities we have to offer and attend department seminars and events.

I wish you the best. Please do not hesitate to contact me regarding any matter that is on your mind. Take advantage of all that we have to offer in your mathematical journey.


Dr. Paul von Dohlen
Department of Mathematical Sciences