Great Alaskan Accounting People

GAAP (Great Alaskan Accounting People) is the accounting club at UAF.

GAAP's purpose is to help accounting students

  • learn about the diverse career opportunities available for accounting graduates
  • acquire an understanding of the day-to-day work of a professional accountant
  • understand career planning and prepare for successful professional placement

Participation in GAAP develops students into professionals who are confident and qualified to accept staff accountant positions that require interaction with CEOs and other high-level management on a daily basis.

Contact Info

For more information, contact GAAP at or visit the GAAP website.

Faculty Advisor: Amy Cooper
GAAP Office: 219G Bunnell Building
GAAP Phone: 907-474-7121

GAAP Facebook Page

Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

GAAP provides free income tax assistance, preparation and electronic filing. The GAAP club will be in the Bunnell Building during the tax season to help you with your taxes.

For dates and times, check out theVoluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program page.

GAAP offers many activities that encourage social interaction with accounting faculty, alumni, and students.

  • Meetings with professional speakers
  • Evening socials with practicing accountants
  • Government Night (panel discussion)
  • Nonprofit Night (panel discussion)
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
  • Office visits to local accounting firms
  • Spring break trip to Anchorage businesses
  • Resume writing workshops
  • Community service activities
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