APCUG’s mission is to:
- Encourage, promote, and enable communications and the exchange of information among its member groups;
- Assist member groups in the fulfillment of their educational and charitable missions and other activities that support those missions;
- Promote the awareness of the value of user groups to the community and the technology industry; and
- Facilitate communication among member groups, the community and the technology industry.
The Association of Personal Computer User Groups (APCUG) is a worldwide organization that helps groups devoted to the world of technology, including computers, tablets, smartphones, digital photography, genealogy, etc., by facilitating communications between member groups and industry vendors.
A 501(c)3 non-profit corporation designated by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, APCUG also assists member groups and their officers in fulfilling their education goals with support materials and shared knowledge and experience.
APCUG is a cross-platform organization supporting various operating systems such as Windows, OS X, iOS, Android, Chrome, and Linux. Membership is open to all technology user groups.
APCUG itself is not a user group; only user groups themselves are members. APCUG’s products and provides services to group leaders, who can then share them with their members.
Member groups receive messages about updates, changes, or special news and information. APCUG does not share e-mail addresses. The organization is not a part of, nor a representative of any manufacturer, product, reseller, dealer, consultant, or business.