The outbreak of COVID-19 has had a significant impact on actuarial study so far this year, with exam postponements, rule changes, and social distancing practices changing the way students are preparing for exams. The SOA and CAS have made adjustments to exam schedules and rules to keep students and staff safe. There are also changes to help students continue to progress while the pandemic lasts.
Society of Actuaries (SOA) has set up a page to post updates on their response to COVID-19 and keep members and candidates updated of any changes to meetings, events and exams.
- General overview of the latest information:
- Exam change and rules
Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) has posted a COVID-19 FAQ page that covers important aspects of their response.
- Announcements, resources and CAS operations
Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) has set up a COVID-19 hub to share information.
The following links provide in-depth information and actuarial analysis of the outbreak:
American Academy of Actuaries shares resources related to COVID-19.
The Actuary Magazine | Actuaries in the Time of Coronavirus: How should actuaries think and spend their time with regard to the pandemic?
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has launched a Pandemics Hub that aims to provide the actuarial perspective on epidemic mitigation and control.