How do I order my AP Exam(s)?

STEP 1: Activate your exam  – Log into the College Board MyAP site at http://myap.collegeboard.org using your College Board profile and apply the ‘Join Code’ (access code) you receive from your teacher for each of your subjects.

To complete this step, students will log into the MyAP site with their College Board Profiles (the same accounts used to order SAT® exam, or to collect PSAT/NMSQT® and AP® exam scores from previous years.)

Once logged in, students will “JOIN” each subject that they are taking with a Join Code (an access code.) Join Codes will be distributed by HVA AP® Teachers in class. Codes are subject, teacher and period specific.  ALL Students should complete the join step, even if not intending to take the exam, to be able to access course resources and materials.

Students choosing to take the AP® Exam in May must then click “Register for the exam” to activate the exam.

⇒For yearlong and Fall Courses, click on “Register for the exam” by October 25, 2019 to activate your exam.

⇒Deadline to Join and activate your exam for courses that run in the SPRING Semester only is February 14, 2019.

STEP 2: Submit exam feesClick on “Submit fees for AP Exams” below and submit your fees.

⇒Deadline to submit fees for exam corresponding to yearlong and Fall Only courses is October 25, 2019.

⇒Deadline fees for exam corresponding to courses that run in the SPRING Semester only is February 14, 2020.

Exam fee submissions for exams may be done via credit card or debit card, or by mailing in a check or money order. There will be an online payment fee of 3% for payments submitted by credit or debit card. Directions for payment can be found at the end of the online payment form and in your e-mail confirmation. Postmark deadline apply.

Late payment submission is possible from February 15 through February 22, 2020 with a penalty fee of $40 per exam.

BOTH steps 1 and 2 above are required to be completed by the applicable deadlines to enable the ordering of the exams from the College Board. Exams that have been activated but have no fees submitted by the deadline will automatically be cancelled and deactivated. Cancelled exams cannot be reactivated.

Why do I need to activate an exam on The College Board MyAP System?

Starting in August 2019, College Board has launched a new system that all students join if enrolled in an AP® Course. The MyAP system provides students a variety of excellent, College Board vetted FREE resources to apply to their AP Course and AP® exam preparation. In addition, students will now JOIN the AP ®Group and complete the Registration Profile section on the MyAP website to enable custom printing of AP® exam barcode labels for each student for exam day. This means no more pre-administration sesssions!

Tips for setting up your College Board Profile on MyAP:

– Use an email address that you will have access to throughout high school AND university

– Make sure to enter your COMPLETE legal name to prevent issues with sending score reports to colleges and universities

– Enter your school student ID number to assist your school in reporting your attendance to the exam to the  Attendance Office AND help identify errors in names.

I can’t access my College Board Profile account or am not sure I have one. What do I do?

The College Board Profile is the same account used to access your past years’ AP® scores, PSAT® scores, and SAT® scores. Do not create a new one! Each student should have only ONE unique account. If you are unable to access the account, try using the ‘Forget Password?’ link on http://myap.collegeboard.org OR email apstudents@info.collegeboard.org OR call 888-225-5427 for assistance.

Where do I get the Join Code to complete the join step on the MyAP site?

Join Codes are subject, teacher, and period specific. Please see your AP® teacher ASAP to complete the step by the deadline for your semester/course.

Where do I get the Join Code for my courses that are in the Spring Semester?

Students will receive the Join Code for their Spring AP Courses when that course commences. Students will have until February 1, 2020 to Join and click on “Register for the exam” to activate their exam.

What if I miss the deadline to submit a payment ?

Late payment submission is possible from February 15 through February 22, 2020 with a penalty fee of $40 per exam.

Exams that have been activated but have no fees submitted by the final ordering deadline will automatically be cancelled and deactivated. Cancelled exams cannot be reactivated.

I missed the deadline to activate my exam, what do I do?

Late exam activation (for ALL Classes) is possible from February 15 through February 22, 2020 with a penalty fee of $40 per exam.

No exams can be activated after February 22, 2020. There will be no standby testing and no waiting list.

How do I submit the exam fees?

Payment for exams may be done via credit card or debit card, OR by mailing in a check or money order. There will be an online payment fee of 3% for payments submitted by credit or debit card. Directions for payment can be found at the end of the online deposit form and in your e-mail confirmation which will be sent to the email address you provide on the registration form. Postmark deadlines apply.

I’m eligible for a fee reduction. What do I need to do?

Students eligible for a fee reduction may have significant exam fee reductions. Steps to complete your fee reduction:

  • Apply for a fee reduction to Ms. Coffey in the HVA Counseling office BEFORE registration is started, and if approved, receive a fee reduction code
  • Visit the APTS site (here) to submit your exam fee enter the fee reduction code. The code will reduce the amount due.
  • Activate your exam on MyAP by the applicable deadline

Can I cancel my exam if I decide I do not want to test?

No – there are no refunds or cancellations.

What day is my test?

Please review the National AP Exam Calendar posted HERE.

Where do I get an admission ticket?

Students do no need an admission ticket, but CURRENT Government Issued Photo ID is required to enter the testing room.

Where will my exam be?

Exam Day information will be posted on this site closer to exam date. (Please see link below.)

How can I earn college credit through AP®?

If you take the AP®exam at the end of the Spring semester, you can earn college credit by earning a score of a 3, 4, or 5 or the exam. To determine what score you will need at one school, use the College Board’s website: AP® Credit Search

I am taking both AP Calculus AB and BC during the school year. Which exam do I register for?

Students taking AP Calculus AB in the Fall, and taking AP Calculus BC in the Spring, should submit an exam payment by October 25 for the exam they INTEND to take in May 2020.

Students will JOIN both courses on MyAP to access the course resources.

Students intending to take the AP Calculus BC exam should NOT click on “register for the exam” on MyAP for their Calculus AB. Once students join the AP Calculus BC course in the Spring, they can activate their Calculus BC by logging into MyAP and clicking “Register for the exam” for Calculus BC.

* College Board does not allow students to sit for both Calculus AB and BC in the same calendar year.

What if I have two AP® exams scheduled for the same date and time?

Students who anticipate a conflict with another AP® exam offered at the same date and time should continue their registration. At the registration point it is subject specific information, not date specific. Contact your school AP® Coordinator to determine your late testing options.

How do I receive my scores?

By completing the exam activation process on the MyAP site, you will be issued a unique AP ID number. Scores are usually available in early July by using the AP ID and your College Board log in to retrieve scores at http://apscores.org

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