Students and families enrolled in Mt. Carmel HS (Poway USD, CA), can submit payment here for the 2023-2024 Advanced Placement (AP®) Exams to be administered in May 2024.
Deadlines and Procedures to place an AP® Exam Order:
Step 1: Activate Exam – Students must JOIN their AP® Class on the MyAP Site at https://myap.collegeboard.org to activate the exam order and complete the process. To access the site, create or use a College Board Profile. (See FAQs for more details.) Students join the AP Class with a Join Code (access code) and will be prompted to complete or update their MyAP Profile. Deadline to activate the exam is November 3, 2023.
Step 2: Submit Exam Fees – To indicate intention and commitment to take an AP® exam in the May 2024 AP® Exam administration, submit exam fees by November 3, 2023 via the link below.
General Policies and Information:
1. AP® Exams are optional exams at Mt. Carmel High School that correspond to AP® courses. Students choosing to sit for the AP® Exams must adhere to the following deadlines for 2023-2024:
Course Commencement Date
Exam Registration Opening Date
Exam Registration Deadline
LATE Exam Registration Deadline (Penalty fees apply)
September 1, 2023
November 3, 2023
March 1, 2024
Spring (October/November/ January)
Janaury 16, 2024
March 1, 2024
March 1, 2024
Students who are self-studying for an exam, homeschooled, or preparing for an exam not offered as a course at Mt. Carmel HS must adhere to the November 3 deadline.
2. The cost of each AP® Exam is $110 each.
Payments for exams may be submitted by credit card or debit card, OR by mailing in a check or money order. There will be an online payment fee of 3.1% for payments submitted by credit or debit card. Directions for payment can be found at the end of the online payment form. Postmark deadline to ensure timely mail in payment processing is October 30, 2023.
3. Fee reduction/assistance: Fee reductions are possible for qualified students.
- For students who participate in the free/reduced lunch program, email a copy of your lunch letter to Ms. Ferrer at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you need a copy of your letter, email Ms. Patton at email@example.com in the district office.
- Students must also complete and submit to Ms. Ferrer the AP Fee Reduction Form
- Once eligibility has been confirmed, you will be provided with a Fee Reduction Code that will reduce the cost of the exam(s) to the appropriate amount on the online payment form. A copy of the AP Fee Reduction form and a copy of the lunch letter must be submitted no later than October 26, 2023 to guarantee processing of your exam(s). before the Fall deadline.
4.Late payment submission and registration will incur a late ordering penalty fee of $40 per exam.
Late registration will open on November 16, 2023 and run until March 1, 2024. No exam orders will be able to be accepted after March 1, 2024.
There will be no waiting lists or stand-by testing.
5. Homeschooled or Independent students:Please contact the school site AP Coordinator, Ms. Ferrer, to request permission. Approval will be based on space availability. Additional fees may apply. Approval is required.
6. To complete an AP® Exam order successfully, students MUST submit an exam fee payment AND complete the activation step on MyAP for EACH exam. Without completion of BOTH steps, the AP® Exam order cannot be submitted to College Board. Failure to activate the exam on MyAP by the applicable deadline will result in the exam order that was initiated to be cancelled and fees refunded. Conversely, exams that are activated on MyAP but do not have the corresponding exam fees submitted by the deadline, will be de-activated and nor ordered. See the FAQ section for more information about the MyAP exam activation process.
7. Exam Locations: Exam Locations will be announced closer to the exam date.
8. Cancellations: Students who order and pay for an exam but decide to cancel before April 26, 2024 will be eligible for a partial refund of $70 per exam (a $40 cancellation penalty fee will be charged by College Board for exams cancelled after November 3, 2023). To cancel your exam, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org before 11:59pm PST on April 26, 2024 and include your name, name of your school (including city and state), and name of the exam you would like to cancel. Credit card fees are non-refundable. Exams cancelled from April 27 onwards as well as no shows on exam day are not eligible for any refund and forfeit their fees.
9. Testing with accommodations: Students who are approved by College Board for testing with accommodations will receive special exam day instructions. To submit an application for approval, please contact the school site AP Coordinator. Deadline to submit a new application to College Board is January 18, 2024. If you have questions, contact Ms. Ferrer, the AP® Testing coordinator.
AP® exam program information is available on The College Board site. Students are encouraged to review it at http://collegeboard.org
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