BECOME A MEMBER



Beta Alpha Psi is open to students who have met the requirements set forth by the chapter and the national office. If you are the kind of person that goes above and beyond and wants recognition of your hard work, BAP is the place to go.

The cost to become a member is a one time fee of $100. This covers:

  • National dues

  • Priority registration for firm tours, office hours, and mock interviews

  • Early attendance for speaking engagements

  • BAP Nu Pi chapter t-shirt

  • Name Badge

In order to become a member for BAP, students must meet the following requirements:

  1. Completed at least one upper-division accounting, finance, or information systems course

  2. Attained a UCI cumulative grade point average of at least 3.25 OR a grade point average of at least 3.40 in their business concentration in addition to at least a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale)

  3. Must not be graduating in the quarter of pledging

  4. *GRADUATE STUDENTS: (1) majoring in accounting, finance or information systems, (2) have matriculated into a graduate degree program, and (3) maintain a 3.25 GPA in graduate courses

  5. Must submit a resume

  6. Completed appointment request form and attended orientation meeting with board member

To achieve candidate status, all candidates must have:

  • completed one and one half years of collegiate courses (68 units) and at least one major course beyond the principles or introductory level

  • completed at least 6 professional activities* per Candidacy period

  • completed at least 3 reaching out and/or service activities** per Candidacy Period

  • attend one multi-chapter, alumni, or professional organization event

  • Attendance of Beta Alpha Psi Initiation at Spring Banquet is mandatory
     

*Professional activities are defined as speaking engagements, workshops, mock interview, meet-the-firms, or similar activity hosted/sponsored/endorsed by the Nu Pi Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi at UC Irvine. We will allow for one substitution of any non-Beta Alpha Psi activities. 

**Reaching out activities are generally defined as events involving members from other chapters. Service activities are defined as community service activities hosted/sponsored/endorsed by the Nu Pi Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi at UC Irvine. We will allow for one substitution of any non-Beta Alpha Psi activities.

Have any questions? Please contact our secretary at ucibap@gmail.com.