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Actuarial Student Club

The Department of Mathematics' Actuarial Student Club meets each week during the regular semester to hold group study sessions. The Actuarial Student Club brings together students who are interested in actuarial science, provides support in preparing for the actuarial exams, invites professionals from consulting firms and insurance companies locally and nationwide to give talks and builds networks that help students and graduates find internships and employment opportunities.

Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Fang Yang

Connect with the Actuarial Club on WVUENGAGE.

Actuarial Exams

To be competitive in the current job market, you must pass at least one actuarial exam before graduation. These exams do not need to be taken in any particular order, but most of the latter exams rely heavily on material covered in both exams P/1 and FM/2. For more information on becoming an actuary, registering for preliminary exams, exam study materials and more, please visit any of the following websites.

  • Be An Actuary: Learn more about what an actuary is, what they do on the job, how to get started down this career path and requirements and listings for actuary positions and internships.
  • Society of Actuaries: Find exam testing dates and study materials, the levels of progression through the actuarial career path, continuing professional development requirements/offerings and Validation by Educational Experience credit requirements.
  • Casualty Actuarial Society: Find exam testing dates and study materials, view seminars and online education opportunities and read publications and research in the actuary field.
  • Actuarial Outpost: View practices problems.
  • Actuary Grads Network: Connect with an actuarial community with information for undergraduates, graduates and alumni.

Association for Women in Mathematics

The West Virginia University Student Chapter of the Association of Women in Mathematics (WVU AWM) is an organization aimed to encourage undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty, especially women, to further their interest and involvement in their chosen degree field or career path and the West Virginia University Department of Mathematics. Through career development opportunities, community outreach possibilities, networking experiences, social gatherings and other related events, WVU AWM seeks to foster a positive environment and promote equal opportunity for women in Mathematics.

Faculty Advisor: Tim McEldowney

  • President: Ashley Bonner
  • Vice President: Abby Sine
  • Secretary: Megan Rhine
  • Treasurer: Megan Keene
Download the WVU AWE Constitution.

Math Club

The Math Club brings together students with a common interest in mathematics. The meetings and events seek to increase knowledge and interest of mathematics while allowing students to not only interact and socialize with their peers but also with math faculty. All students are welcome to join Math Club. 

Faculty Advisors: Nicole Infante and Doug Squire.

View the Math Club's Facebook Page. 
  Download the WVU Math Club Constitution.