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CPA Student Memberships

UHD MPAC students who are currently enrolled have an opportunity to join the following organization as student members. Getting involved in a CPA organization gives you many opportunities to learn more about yourself, your goals, your passions, and your strengths.

AICPA – Association of International Certified Professional Accountants 

Joining the AICPA as a Student Affiliate Member is free and gives you access to tools and resources that will help you make the most of your college years. And once you're a CPA, the AICPA will continue to support your journey with technical resources, training, networking opportunities, and expert guidance. The AICPA Student Affiliate membership is available to full or part-time students enrolled in a domestic or non-U.S. college or university. 

Why should you join? 

  • The AICPA has over 695,000 Members
    The AICPA is the largest professional association for CPAs in the country, spanning many areas of practice. Joining allows you to exponentially grow your network while you’re still in school. 

  • It's Free — and it Pays
    Joining as a Student Affiliate member is completely free. Not only that, but membership includes special discounts and exclusive scholarship opportunities. 

  • It Oversees Important Milestones in Your Journey
    The AICPA is in charge of writing and scoring the CPA Exam. It sets ethical standards for the industry — and can provide specialty credentials.

AICPA Student Affiliate Members: 

  • Are eligible to apply for exclusive scholarship opportunities and participate in member-only programs. 
  • Receive up to 80% off regular prices on AICPA Certificate Programs covering emerging topics such as Data Analytics, Cyber Security, Blockchain, and many more.
  • Have access to industry news and publications such as the AICPA News Update and CPA Letter Daily via email as well as the online version of the Journal of Accountancy. 
  • Get exclusive discounts and offers on products and services from partners like Dell, Lenovo, Hertz, FedEx, and many more. 
  • Get special discounts on not-to-be-missed conferences. 

TXCPA Houston Student Auxiliary

Student Member Benefits
TXCPA Houston's Student Auxiliary provides career training, career path options and information, networking, and hiring opportunities for students in the Houston area interested in accounting. Reasons to join the Student Auxiliary community: 

  • Access to TXCPA Exchange, an exclusive members-only online forum for questions, knowledge sharing, and opportunities to connect with Texas CPAs 
  • Access to an online searchable member directory of our 28,000 members 
  • Scholarship opportunities with TXCPA and TXCPA Houston supporting students each year 
  • Member communications keep you current on critical professional issues 
  • Free job seeker profile on the Career Center, as well as access to internship postings 
  • Leadership training opportunities with chapter and state-level volunteer opportunities 
  • Houston Chapter in-person and virtual events to provide career information, meet professionals, and interact with students from other local universities 
  • Houston Chapter 20+ committees for your volunteer experience, including joint social events with Young Professionals 
  • Discounts on CPA Exam prep courses and business services 
  • Opportunity to network with accounting professionals 
  • Information and resources to help guide your first steps to a CPA career. 

Join Today! 

Free Membership: TXCPA and TXCPA Houston Student Auxiliary membership is free for college and university students. If you have friends who are not a member, encourage them to sign-up. If you would like more information about the TXCPA Houston Student Auxiliary program, contact Membership Manager Carol Spencer,

ALPFA – Association of Latino Professionals for America 

ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals For America) was the first national Latino professional association in the United States, established in Los Angeles in 1972. Throughout our 47-year history, we have experienced steady growth and demonstrated consistent value. ALPFA continues to build upon its proud legacy with a mission: To empower and develop Latino men and women as leaders of character for the nation, in every sector of the global economy. 

ALPFA currently serves more than 95,000+ professional and student members across the country – a number we plan to grow aggressively to 100,000 within the next two years. In addition to networking and professional leadership development opportunities, our members have access to 50,000 paid summer internships through hundreds of Fortune 1000 corporate partners. We aspire to be the business partner of choice for companies seeking to hire and develop Latino talent. 

Students have an option of a free membership or a 1-year premium membership for a cost of $30 per year. Apply today for your ALPFA Membership

For more information visit UHD ALPFA Student Chapter.

NABA – National Association of Black Accountants 

Expand your potential. As a member of the NABA nation, access opportunities for development, networking, and meaningful career connections. With over 6,000 members across the country, NABA provides a platform for Black professionals to get engaged, inspired, and empowered to excel. Join the movement. Become a part of a uniquely Black-led and Black-focused association for Black professionals. Scale towards the pinnacle of your career path with their support. You can find helpful information on the NABA Inc official site.

Student membership is $35. To become a member, visit NABA Membership

For more information visit UHD NABA Chapter.