PLC works in cooperation with the Arkansas Tech administration to advance the university and enhance its mission through outreach to prospective and current students, alumni and friends. Membership in the organization is capped at a maximum of 30 students per academic year. Applicants for PLC must meet the following requirements:
- Be a full-time student who has completed at least 12 semester hours at Tech and is in good standing with the school;
- Hold a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0;
- Participate in a required interview during the month of April;
- Be of good moral character.