Gamma Iota Sigma

About Gamma Iota Sigma at UMass

Gamma Iota Sigma is an international risk management, insurance and actuarial science professional organization. As of this semester, the UMass Actuarial Club has been rebranded to Gamma Iota Sigma. With feedback from our Actuarial Club members, we decided to change to ΓΙΣ because we will have a much larger national presence. Gamma will definitely provide us with many more opportunities and we are excited to host more company presentations, Excel workshops, and resume reviews. To sign up for the club, bring a completed membership application to our next meeting!

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GIS Advising Hours

Located in LGRT 1521D on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-5PM (or by email appointment). Ask questions about the actuarial profession, the actuarial program at UMass, picking classes, studying for actuarial exams, applying for a job, etc.

Career Services

Located in Goodell, with walk-in hours between 1-4PM M-F

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Resources For Students Interested In The Actuarial Field

Mathematics Department
The Mathematics Department here at UMass offers student a concentration in Actuarial Sciences. Students completing the concentration gain exposure to the core mathematics courses as well as Statistics, Economics, Finance. There are also courses offered to help prepare for some of the first Actuarial exams.
Society of Actuaries
The Society of Actuaries (SOA) is the largest professional organization dedicated to serving 24,000 actuarial members and the public in the United States, Canada and worldwide. The SOA's vision is for actuaries to be the leading professionals in the measurement and management of risk.
Casualty Actuarial Society
The Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) fulfills its mission to advance actuarial science through a singular focus on research and education for property and casualty actuarial practice. Among its 6,700 members are experts in property and casualty insurance, reinsurance, finance, risk management, and enterprise risk management.
Gamma Iota Sigma
Gamma Iota Sigma is a registered 501(c)(3) educational organization and is the only international business fraternity for students of insurance, risk management and actuarial science. GIS pursues a mission to promote and encourage student interest in the industry as a profession while encouraging the high moral and scholastic attainments of its members.

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Gamma Iota Sigma Chapter Manual

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