WQAQ has an open format. Any student, faculty, staff, or alumni of the Quinnipiac University may join the radio station and have his or her own radio show. The station's requirements are minimal, allowing DJs to play music and content of their choice. Shows last for one hour each, and the show schedule changes each semester. An up-to-date schedule is available on the station's website.
On August 19, 2006, before the beginning of the Fall semester, WQAQ’s broadcast antenna was deemed an “eyesore” by the administration of Quinnipiac University. Without notifying the students involved in the organization, the tower was removed from the top of the student center, where it has sat for X years. The tower’s sudden removal put WQAQ’s licensing with the FCC in jeopardy, and forced the station to shift it’s broadcast to online streaming. During the summer of 2007, the WQAQ tower was rebuilt off-site, and the station resumed normal on-air broadcasting that school year.