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Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS)

Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS)

Welcome to the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) computer-based exams delivered by Pearson VUE.

The Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) is a leading international organization for credentialing and professional education. Founded in 1914, the CAS is the world’s only actuarial organization focused exclusively on property and casualty risks and serves over 8,000 members worldwide. CAS members are experts in property and casualty insurance, reinsurance, finance, risk management, and enterprise risk management. Professionals educated by the CAS empower business and government to make well-informed strategic, financial and operational decisions.

Requirements

Before scheduling an examination appointment, you must have already:

  1. Completed an online registration with the CAS and paid the registration fee.
  2. Received an examination authorization to test (ATT) email from Pearson VUE providing you with your login details and notifying you that you are now eligible to start the scheduling process.

Testing center locations and starting times are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To find a Pearson Professional Center nearest you please log in to your account.

Scheduling

You can schedule your appointment 24/7 through your online Pearson VUE account. To book the date and time of your exam at any of the available Pearson Professional Centers, click the “Create account” or “Sign in” buttons on the right sidebar.

To book your exam on the phone, contact Pearson VUE customer service.

The CAS Scheduling Guide provides detailed step by step instructions of the Pearson VUE scheduling process.

After you schedule your exam, Pearson VUE will send a confirmation letter listing your exam date, your appointment time, the address of the exam center, and directions to the exam center.

Visit the CAS website for special arrangements for candidates with a disability.

Admission Policy

Please arrive at the test center 30 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time. This will give you adequate time to complete the necessary sign-in procedures. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late for your appointment, you may be refused admission and your exam fees will be forfeited.

You must show one government issued form of identification. The unexpired ID must contain your name exactly as it appears in your exam registration, your photo and signature. Please review the ID policy for acceptable forms of identification.

Before you may enter the testing room, you will be required to read through the candidate rules agreement. For identity verification purposes you will also be required to provide your signature, have a digital facial photo taken, and have a palm vein scan. No personal items may be taken into the testing room except a calculator. This includes all bags, books, notes, phones, writing instruments, watches and wallets. Candidates will be asked to show empty pockets and have any eyewear inspected prior to entering the testing area.

In the testing area, a laminated spiral notebook will be available to you with a fine point felt pen for scratch work. If you need additional notebooks, raise your hand and the proctor will provide you with up to one additional notebook. Noise cancelling headphones are available at the testing center if you choose to use them.

Candidates may bring the following battery or solar-powered models of the following Texas Instruments calculators to the testing center: BA-35, BA II Plus, BA II Plus Professional, TI-30Xa, TI-30X II (IIS solar or IIB battery), TI-30XS MultiView (or XB battery).

Reschedule Policy

To reschedule your exam, you must contact Pearson VUE or access your online Pearson VUE account a minimum of 48 hours prior to your appointment. Exams cannot be rescheduled less than 48 hours prior to your appointment. Failure to reschedule in time or failure to appear for your appointment will result in the forfeiture of your exam fee.

Cancellation Policy

You must cancel your exam at least 48 hours prior to your appointment through your online Pearson VUE account or Pearson VUE customer service. Exams cannot be cancelled less than 48 hours prior to your appointment. Failure to cancel in time or failure to appear for your appointment will result in the forfeiture of your exam fee.

Results Policy

Your exam results will be available to you 4-8 weeks after the exam date from the CAS.

Contacts

For questions concerning registration with the CAS for individual exams and exam payment, please contact the Actuaries’ Resource Center:

Email: arc@casact.org
Phone: (703) 276-3100

M-F 8:45 am to 5:00 pm Eastern

For questions concerning exam center bookings only, please contact Pearson VUE customer service.

Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) Sample Testing

The following demonstration exams are a resource developed with questions from previous exams. The purpose is for the candidates to prepare for the exam environment by reviewing previous exam material with the features and functions of the Pearson VUE CBT environment.

MODERN ACTUARIAL STATISTICS I DEMO EXAM – coming soon

MODERN ACTUARIAL STATISTICS II DEMO EXAM – coming soon

 
Last updated 2020-07-06