Exam Activation Deadline: October 15, 2020 (midnight PST)
Deadline to pay balance due: February 10, 2021 (midnight PST)
Exam Fee: $95 per exam
How do I place an AP® exam order?
Step 1: Activate Exam – Students must activate their exams on The College Board MyAP site by JOINing their AP® Class on the MyAP Site at https://myap.collegeboard.org To access the site, create or use a College Board Profile. You will then ‘Join’ your classes by entering a Join Code (Access Code) that will link you to your specific teacher and subject. October 15 is the deadline to activate your exam.
Step 2: Submit Exam Fee Deposit –Submit a $40 per exam deposit by October 15, 2020. Click below to submit the deposit.
⇒ Both Step 1 and 2 must be completed by October 15, 2020 to activate the exam order. Failure to complete both steps 1 and 2 by the October 15, 2020 deadline means the AP Coordinator for your school cannot submit an exam order as initiated with College Board.
Step 3: Submit balance due – In December, students who successfully initiated an exam order by completing step 1 and 2, will receive a personalized invoice for the balance of fees due via email to the parent email address provided on the deposit form. Balance due paid in full by February 10, 2021.
Why do I need to activate an exam on The College Board MyAP System?
The College Board 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.
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 Madison High School 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 firstname.lastname@example.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 October 15.
What if I miss the October 15 deadline to submit a deposit?
No exam order can be initiated after October 15, 2020. It is therefore CRUCIAL to meet the October 15 deadline.
I haven’t received my invoice for the exam fee balance that is due?
Please email email@example.com for assistance – include in the email your name, name of your school, and your request for your invoice to be reissued. (Note that the invoices are emailed to the parent email address provided on the deposit submission form.)
I missed the February 10 deadline to submit my balance due? What do I do?
Failure to submit the balance due by February 11, 2021 means that the exam order will be cancelled, the deposit forfeited, and the student will not be able to take the exam. Please be timely with your balance payment.
How do I submit the exam fees?
Deposit and 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 deadline to ensure timely mail in deposit processing is October 12, 2020.
Invoices for the balance due will be emailed out to the parent email address provided on the deposit form. Invoices will be emailed out in early December. Invoices will have the same payment options as above. Postmark deadline for timely submission of your balance due is February 6, 2021.
Can I cancel my exam?
No exam cancellations or refunds are possible. Students who no show for exams forfeit their exam fees.
Can I change when I take the exam?
Exam times are set by The College Board. Note that AP® Exams must be taken only at the times established by The College Board. Exams administered at Madison High School will be at the following dates and times set by The College Board: CLICK HERE.
Is there financial aid available for the 2021 AP® exams?
Fee reductions are available to students who qualify based on College Board and Federal Free-Reduced Lunch Program guidelines. To verify whether or not you are eligible for fee reduction, please download the application form at the link below and submit it to Ms. Yesenia Canizalez in Counseling (firstname.lastname@example.org). If you are eligible, you will receive special instructions to register via the online deposit submission system using a fee reduction code. This code will reduce your price appropriately. The deadline to obtain a fee reduction code is October 12 by 3 PM. You must then activate your AP® exam(s) with APTS by the October 15 deadline.
What if I get sick and can’t make the exam?
There are provisions for students who become sick or injured during or right before testing. In case of such an emergency, please contact your AP® Coordinator at your school IMMEDIATELY. A doctor’s note will be required. IMMEDIATE contact – if ill on the day of the scheduled exam – is crucial due to the deadlines involved in ordering make up materials.