Accounting Student Organizations
Students interested in accounting are encouraged to get involved in accounting-related organizations* such as the ones below, in addition to other organizations or activities of interest. With that said, the accounting program is rigorous. Students are cautioned that too much involvement in extracurricular activities could hinder performance in their academic coursework.
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).
Florida Students of Accounting Council
The Florida Students of Accounting Council (FSOAC) is part of the campus-wide Board of College Councils. The Council serves as a liaison between accounting students and faculty. It sponsors professional and social programs for the benefit of its members and participates in projects that serve our community. Members have the opportunity to attend various events to meet other students interested in the field of accounting.
National Association of Black Accountants
The purpose of NABA is to engage, empower, and educate future black business leaders by providing a platform to enhance skills and elevate voices.
*Neither the Fisher School of Accounting, Warrington College of Business or the University of Florida endorses the general registered student organizations (GRSO) on this page nor supports one GRSO over another. These GRSOs associate with an academic interest to the Fisher School of Accounting. More information on student organizations can be found through GatorConnect or through the Department of Student Activities and Involvement.