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 (i.e., 3000 level or above) accounting courses at the University of Florida with a cumulative 3.1 average in these courses.
  2. A 3.0 cumulative average for all work completed in upper-division courses at the University of Florida.

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 (i.e., 3000 level or above) completed at the University of Florida.
  2. A 3.0 cumulative average for all work completed in upper-division courses at the University of Florida.

  • Caitlen Smaga (csmaga at

  • Jennifer Cavaretta (jcavaretta at
    Vice President

  • Xiyi Zhang (alicezxy at

  • Eric Lang (elang at
    Reporting Secretary

  • Taylor Dalby (tdalby at
    Recording Secretary

  • Colby Marsh (marshco at


College Info

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

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