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APPA Tent in Tailgate Alley early on Family Weekend 2010 Let's Go Peay Fall

Austin Peay Parent/Family Association (APPA)


The Austin Peay Parent (Family) Association (APPA) is an organization established to assist parents and families during during their college experience at Austin Peay.  The APPA has over 1500 members and is part of the office of Student Affairs.

Nov. 12-25   Priority advisement for winter and spring terms
--Students must make an appointment to meet with his/her academic adviser to register for spring classes. The adviser will review the class schedule prepared by the student and provide the PIN needed to complete registration. Students can find required courses for degrees in the Bulletin, the schedule of required courses, and degree programs are in the menu to the left. Most departments also list the required courses for the major on their individual websites as well.

     Winter term is a five week term and all classes are online.
     Students can learn more about Winter term 2014-15 here. 

Nov. 26 - 28   No classes, Thanksgiving Holiday

Dec. 3    Last day of class for full fall semester
Dec. 4    Study day
Dec. 5-11   Final exams
Dec. 12   Commencement


The APPA strives to:

  • Enable families to more actively participate in the college life of their student
  • Interact with and support the family members of other new and returning students
  • Serve as a communication link between the University and families of first-time students
  • Provide feedback to the University about concerns or make suggestions regarding the transition of their student to the college environment
  • Promote APSU in their local community
  • Partner with the University to enhance the likelihood of their student's success

Association members participated this past year in volunteering and helping new students and families check into residence halls in the fall, attending multiple athletic events, attending awards ceremonies, joining us for Homecoming festivities, attending Family Weekend events, communicating via Facebook and email, visiting campus, attending speaker events and performances including the Peay Read speaker, and more!

Members receive updates on important deadlines and other information to assist their students in transitioning and persisting in their University life.  To join the APSU Parent/ Family Association, please complete the online APPA Membership Form and submitMost communication is accomplished by email.  There is no cost to join.

Join Now:  Membership Application 


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