Information on CASNET, The Email List on Casualty Actuarial Topics
What is an email list?
A list of email addresses grouped under one list name. email lists:
- allow a person to send an email message to one email address and have that message distributed to multiple individuals
- are used to facilitate discussions between groups of people, or send out broadcast messages without typing individual addresses
What is CASNET?
CASNET is an email list regarding casualty actuarial topics. Subscribers are free to discuss any topic that might be of interest to people who have casualty actuarial science in common. Sample topics could include:
- research topics,
- CAS exams,
- exam passing techniques,
- CAS business, or
- actuarial jokes.
How do I join CASNET?
To subscribe to CASNET, send an email to the CAS Office with your request to join. Your request should include:
- your full name
- date of birth
- subscription mode (standard or digest; see below) and
- email address
Once you have been added to the list, a confirmation email will be returned that includes a set of guidelines and instructions on participating in the list.Those subscribing to the list are expected to adhere to the guidelines .
What is the Digest version of CASNET, and how do I subscribe?
If you are already a subscriber and wish to receive the Digest Version, send an email the CAS Office with your request to change from standard mode to digest mode. If you are a new subscriber, follow the instructions under "How do I join CASNET" above. Once subscribed in digest mode, you will receive a single email message every 24-hours with each CASNET message that was posted the previous day.
How do I send a message to the list?
To send a message to the list, address the message to firstname.lastname@example.org and the message will be distributed to everyone on the list.
How do I remove myself from the CASNET list?
To stop receiving messages from CASNET, you will need to send a message to the list manager at email@example.com with an empty subject line and empty body.
You should receive a confirmation that you have been unsubscribed. If you send the command to unsubscribe but you are still getting messages, you could be subscribed under a different email address. In this case, contact the CAS Office and you will be removed from the list manually.
I’m having problems with CASNET. Who can I contact?
If you have any problems or questions, please email the CAS Office .
Can I view messages that were previously sent to CASNET?
Yes, you may search the CASNET Archive:
Thanks for your interest and participation. After subscribing to CASNET, feel free to send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org introducing yourself and asking a question or making a comment. If you have further questions about this email list, please contact the CAS Office .