Students


Sign up for Free CalCPA and AICPA Membership
and receive a Starbucks Gift Card! 


We're continuing our summer promotion and extending it into Fall. We are offering dual membership to CalCPA and AICPA—with one easy application! By completing one form, you'll join peers from across the state and nation. And as a bonus, members signing up this summer will receive a Starbucks gift card!
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Students can join CalCPA for FREE and utilize specific member resources, all intended to help launch a CPA career.

As a CalCPA student member you'll have access to:


Update Your CalCPA Profile as Easy as 1-2-3 for chance to win a pair of Bose QC35 II Headphones

Bose QC35II Noise Cancelling Headphones

Students, are you tired of finding a quiet place to study due to remote learning? Are the sounds of neighbors, pets and loud music interfering with your review of debits and credits?

If so, CalCPA is offering a chance for you to win a pair of Bose QC35II Noise Cancelling Headphones!

It's easy as 1-2-3.

  1. Log in to your CalCPA profile
  2. Update your profile with any new information (contact information and grad date)
  3. Click Save and you're done and entered for a chance to win the Bose OC35II Noise Cancelling Headphones!

Profiles must be updated by 11:59 PM on Dec. 15 to be eligible.


Bryan Carreto, CPA, assurance manager at RSM, discusses the CPA exam, the accounting lifestyle and everything in between.

How to be Successful During your Internship

How to Prepare for the CPA Exam During College

CPA Podcast #1: Failure is NOT an Option


Student’s Guide to Getting Through COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages college students are suddenly thrust into uncharted and choppy waters. Many are forced to rethink basic needs all while balancing their educational commitments and the potential financial fallout posed by an uncertain economic future once they graduate. Here are some resources to help students through these perilous times:



Anthony Pugliese Addresses
USC Accounting Students About Critical Issues
and Trends in the Profession


Anthony Pugliese, President & CEO of CalCPA, addresses USC accounting students about the state of the profession as it relates to artificial intelligence, bots, automation and ethics.

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CalCPA Fall Student Events

These are FREE MEMBERS ONLY events sponsored by CalCPA. By registering you are confirming that you are either currently a CalCPA member or you are signing up for FREE student or candidate membership by way of this registration. If you do not wish to become a CalCPA student or candidate member, do NOT register for this event.

Oct. 14: How RPA Will Transform the Accounting Industry

Oct. 28: CalCPA Virtual Meet the Firms

Oct. 28: Do's and Don'ts of Meet the Firms

Nov. 4: Careers in Forensic Accounting

Nov. 17: Into to Blockchain

Nov. 19: CalCPA's Virtual Mock CPA Exam

Dec. 3: Student Professional Issues Update



Transfer Your Way to CPA:
The Essential Guide to Transferring
to a Four-Year Accounting Program


Community college is a great starting point for many students. Now that you’ve decided to pursue accounting (and potentially become a CPA), transferring to a four-year college or university will be your next step. This guide can help you through the process by keeping you on track and ensuring you’re taking all the right steps to make it happen.

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