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Actuarial Science Summer Camp- Exam (P) Preparation Probability Exam Preparation

Hosted by the University of Houston Department of Mathematics and supported by AIG.

(June 1, 2021—June 28, 2021)

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Exam P (Probability) covers calculus-based probability. It will test a candidate's knowledge of the fundamental probability tools for quantitatively assessing risk. A thorough command of the supporting calculus is assumed. Additionally, a very basic knowledge of insurance and risk management is assumed. Knowledge of Probability is REQUIRED.

Registration Fee Total: $450.00 (processing/banking fees included)
Class Times: Mon, Tue, Wed, Th, 4:00 p.m.—7:00 p.m. (the first-class day will occur on a Tuesday instead of the Monday due to the Memorial Day holiday)
Class Location:  Online  

Link to the virtual classroom: Zoom (link will be provided to registered participants of the camp)

Visitor parking options: N/A

* An intensive program with 16 sessions of 3 hours each in a class format
* Led by experienced Ph.D. students 
* $100 discount for Gamma Iota Sigma members (new discount for Summer 2021 only)
* $200 discount for Early-bird Registration - April 30th (EXTENDED: new discount for Summer 2021 only)
* $50 discount for students with MATH 3338 in Summer 2020 — Spring 2021  
* Participate in seminars hosted by Professional Actuaries from AIG: Thursday, June 3rd and Thursday, June 17th
Note: applicable discounts may be stacked.

See below for the Summer Camp Flyer (PDF)
For more information contact us at:

The course syllabus will be provided to registered participants via email.
Click this LINK to register for the Actuary Camp 
Click this LINK to see our previous Actuary Camp participants.
Click this LINK to see testimonials from our previous camp participants that passed Exam (P) after finishing the camp.
Past P-Exam Camp Events, hosted by AIGWinter 2020 Seminar/Workshop Day  ; Summer 2021 Seminar/Workshop day

P-Exam Camp Administrators:

  • Dr. James West (P-Exam Camp Mentor/Camp Director): Dr. West will occasionally send important information to you about the Actuary Career Path, as well as dates in which you can sign up for the P-Exam. He can be contacted at
  • Dr. Jiwen He (Department Chairman/Camp Director): He can be contacted at:

P-Exam Camp Instructors:
  • Mohammad Daneshvar (Fall 2020—present)


Still not sure if you can attend because of a possible conflict with your schedule, but you want to take advantage of the Early-Bird registration discount? E-mail us before April 30th (11:59 pm) with your Name, Student ID and the Times/Days in which you are available during the Winter Camp dates. We may be able to accommodate you and still allow you to apply the Early-bird discount after April 30thSpecified class days: [6/01 (Tuesday), 6/02, 6/03, 6/07, 6/08, 6/09, 6/10, 6/14, 6/15, 6/16, 6/17, 6/21, 6/22, 6/23, 6/24, 6/28]

*Passing the P-Exam (UH students only): It is imperative to take the P-Exam quickly after completing the camp. If you take the P-Exam no longer than 3 months after you complete one of our camps, and pass, we will reimburse you for the P-Exam fee. Please contact us and provide us with a scanned image of your P-Exam score confirming that you passed, as well as the fee amount (this can be found on your email receipt).  

*Re-enrollment into a Camp: If you previously participated in our camp and would like to register for another camp session, for a refresher course, please contact us for a potential discount on the new registration camp fee.

*Refund Policy: Depending on the situation, camp registration refunds may be available. However, we will not refund processing/banking fees to the participant at any time. The potential refund paid will be a full or partial purchase price minus processing/banking fees.

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