Dues and Service Hours

Membership Dues

  • Candidates: $85 ($65 National Fee for initiation)

Dues can be paid by cash, check, or credit card and must be paid by the 1st Tuesday in October(Fall semester) and the 1st Tuesday in March (Spring semester).

Minimum Required Hours Per Semester

Professional Hours
Candidates: 6 hours
Members: 6 hours

Professional activities are any program of a professional nature. Weekly meetings with a professional speaker, Meet the Firms, and the Challenge Course are examples of professional activities.

Service Hours Per Semester

Candidates: 10 hours including a ROA
Members: 8 hours

Service activities are any activity of a charitable nature. Tutoring, petty cash audits, the Big Event, the KPMG Literacy project, and Eagles' Nest are examples of service activities.

Reaching Out Activities (ROA) are events such as promoting accounting as a career, minority recruitment, alumni relations, presenting at regional and annual meetings, and Black and Gold Days.

Two additional hours are required for candidates and members.  The two additional hours may be professional or service hours.

 

OTHER

  • Dress code for all meetings is BUSINESS CASUAL unless otherwise stated.
  • Professional behavior is expected at all times.
  • Members and candidates are required to be punctual and present for the duration of all organized events.
  • A maximum of five hours per YEAR of professional service activities and a maximum of five hours per YEAR of service activities that are not sponsored by Beta Alpha Psi are allowed. The hours must be reported on the Outside Hours Form.
  • Record or registration of attendance to all events and activities is the sole responsibility of the member/candidate.
  • All hours must be reported to the Recording Secretary two weeks before initiation.