Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, November 3, 2021: Mathematics Department Fall Convocation, 6 p.m. in Lehr Hall.  BS/BA/BSE Mathematics Majors - Come hear from former MU graduates during a panel discussion. Please sign up with Mrs. Cody in the Mathematics Department office (208 Wick) by October 27, 2021, if you plan to attend.
  • Saturday, November 6, 2021: Pre-service Teacher Day - Click here for more information.
  • Math Club is meeting in Wickersham Hall, Room 115, at 12:00 on each of the following dates: September 8th, September 22nd, October 6th, October 20th, November 3rd, November 17th
  • MEMU is meeting from 8:00pm-9:00pm in Wickersham Hall Room 104 on: Tuesday, September 14; Tuesday, October 19; Tuesday, November 16

About Us

The Department of Mathematics provides programs of the highest quality leading to bachelor's degrees in mathematics and secondary mathematics education and master’s degrees in secondary mathematics education. The department has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and offers a wide range of courses in pure and applied mathematics, statistics and mathematics education.

We focus on preparing our students for careers or graduate study in mathematical fields, including secondary mathematics teaching, pure mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics and actuarial science. We also serve the broader university community by providing a full range of introductory through advanced mathematics courses supporting students at all levels and with all majors.

With generous endowments and support from alumni and friends, the Mathematics Department offers several significant scholarships each year to incoming freshmen. Any student who applies to MU as a mathematics major will be automatically considered for one of our scholarships, based on academic merit. Students are welcome to submit additional supporting materials such as a personal statement and a list of extracurricular activities. For more details, see Departmental Scholarships.


  • If you're trying to register for a math course but the section you want is closed, you need to visit the Math Department Office (208 Wickersham) during the first week of class and get on a Waiting List. Individual instructors are not permitted to give overrides for most math courses. 
  • Elementary and Special Education Majors are required to PASS the Math 104 Basic Skills Assessment before they will be permitted to register for Math 104 or Math 105. (This applies to transfer students, too!)
  • All BSE Mathematics Majors and Post-Baccalaureate Certification students are required to compile a Mathematics Content Portfolio to fulfill the requirements for department certification.  Those students who are registered in MATH 310/311 and above are required to submit materials for their content portfolio.  The form and information is contained within this .pdf file.

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  • Contact Information

    Wickersham Hall, Room 208

    Office Hours:
    Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 3:00pm
    Friday: 8:00am - 12:00pm

    Phone: 717-871-7668

    Mailing Address:
    Department of Mathematics
    Millersville University
    P.O. Box 1002
    Millersville, PA 17551-0302

  • Calculator Policy

    Some math courses require the purchase of a graphing calculator. The department supports the TI 83, 84, 85, and 86. Students should be aware that instructors may not be able to help them operate other calculators, and that other calculators may not contain the functions necessary to perform course work.

    Some instructors may, at certain times, prohibit the use of calculators with symbolic mathematics capabilities such as the TI-89 or TI-92, even though ordinary graphing calculators are allowed. Students who purchase calculators with symbolic capabilities should be prepared to deal with these restrictions.

    If you have any questions, please contact your instructor.

    Program Information at a Glance