- The purpose of A.P.P.S. is to function as the student activity fee-funded entertainment programming organization for students.
- Through its seven programming councils, A.P.P.S. members select, plan, promote, and present a diverse variety of popular entertainment programs and films which enhance the social and cultural life for Appalachian students.
- For involved students, A.P.P.S. offers a unique leadership development learning experience through the planning and production of these events.
- A.P.P.S. contributes to student satisfaction and the retention of students by creating a dynamic, lively campus social environment.