Beta Alpha Psi

BETA ALPHA PSI is an honorary organization for Financial Information students and professionals. The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems; providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.

This honorary accounting fraternity has 115 chapters nationally. The Upsilon Chapter of the University of Florida was the 18th chapter to be founded (in 1938).

Upcoming Events

Be sure to check the FSOA calendar often for up-to-date information on upcoming BAP meetings and events. Also check out upcoming speakers for our Professional Speaker Series.

How to Become a Member

UF Chapter Beta Alpha Psi accepts applications near the beginning of every semester. A mandatory informational meeting is held for students wishing to join. Requirements for membership include minimum grade point averages and attendance.

Scholastic Requirements:

  1. Completion of at least 7 hours of upper division (3000 level or above) accounting courses at UF with a cumulative 3.1 average in these courses.
  2. A 3.0 cumulative average for all work completed at UF after the student has earned 60 credits.

For purposes of Beta Alpha Psi membership, a graduate student is defined as a student who has completed at least one 5000 level or higher accounting course.

  1. A 3.0 cumulative average in accounting courses (3000 level or above) completed at UF.
  2. A 3.0 cumulative average for all work completed at UF after the student has earned 60 credits (including while enrolled as an undergraduate).
Graduate Transfer

For students that transfer after completion of their bachelor's degree elsewhere.

  1. Completion of at least 6 hours of 5000 level accounting or above at UF with combined accounting GPA from transferring institution of a 3.0.
  2. A 3.0 cumulative average for all work completed at UF.
  • University of Florida, Beta Alpha Psi

  • Noelle Fennessy (noellefennessy at

  • Kelsey Roessler (k.roessler at
    Vice President

  • Abigail Rolfe (arolfe1 at

  • Twan Nguyen (tdnguyen23 at
    Reporting Secretary

  • Tara Prakash (tprakash at
    Recording Secretary

  • Sara Placid (placidsara at


College Info

Warrington College of Business
BRY 100
PO Box 117150
Gainesville, FL 32611-7150
Phone: 352.392.2397
Fax: 352.392.2086

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