The goals of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association of the University of St. Thomas School of Law are:
1. To provide personal, academic, and professional support for the members of APALSA and to aid UST Law in creating and promoting a healthy and prosperous environment for the study of law and the personal development of its Law Students.
2. Articulate and promote the needs and goals of Asian Pacific American students within UST Law; to foster and encourage an attitude of professional excellence; to focus on the relationships of Asian Pacific American Law Students and the local and national communities and to the Legal Stystem of the United States of America.
3. Work within UST Law Admissions Office to aid, support, and assist the recruitment of prospective Asian Pacific American students and to promote minority representation within UST Law.