hawksStudents enrolled at Volcano Vista High School, can register here for the 2020 Advanced Placement (AP®) Exam Administration.

Please read carefully through all information below.

Registration Deadline: November 8, 2019*


Step 1 – Activate the exam on the MyAP System: Students must JOIN their AP® Class accounts on MyAP (http://myap.collegeboard.org) regardless of whether or not they will be taking the AP®Exam! This site will provide students with class AND exam preparation resources. To access the site, create or use a College Board account and use the Join Codes provided by your teacher. Then activate your exam by setting your Exam Decision Indicator from ‘Undecided’ to ‘Yes.’ Deadline to activate the exam is November 8, 2019*. (See FAQs for more information.)

Step 2 – Submit Exam Deposit: Students choosing to take the optional exams must submit a $40 non-refundable deposit towards their AP® Exam fees before Friday, November 8, 2019* by clicking the link below.

Step 3- Submit Balance Due: Students who successfully completed steps 1 and 2 above will receive a digital personalized invoice for the applicable balance of fees due in January. Deadline to submit exam fee balance is March 6, 2020.

Read all policies carefully. Advanced Placement (AP®) exams must be ordered and paid for in advance.

Registration Information:

1. Advanced Placement (AP®) Examinations must be ordered in advance. Registration for the May 2020 Advanced Placement (AP®) Exams opens on September 9, 2019 and closes at midnight on November 8, 2019.*

2. ALL students must join the College Board MyAP online AP Course on http://myap.collegeboard.org using their College Board profile accounts and a teacher specific JOIN CODE, regardless of whether or not they are taking the exam. Those choosing to take the optional exam must then log in and complete the online MyAP Registration Profile AND set their Exam Decision Indicator from ‘Undecided’ to ‘Yes’ to activate their exams. Deadline to activate the exam on the MyAP site is November 8, 2019.*

3. The cost of each AP® exam is $69. Please read through the information below and then click on “Submit deposit for the 2020 AP® Exams” to submit an exam deposit .

4. Late Deposit Submission for exams opens on November 9 and runs until November 14, and again from January 1 through March 6, 2020. A $40 late fee will be added to each exam during late registration. After March 6 no new orders will be accepted.

5.  All exam deposit must be processed through the online system, which accepts credit card or debit card payments as well as mail in payments. Online payments will be charged a credit card fee. To submit an order using a check or money order, please complete the order form online and follow the directions to mail in your order form to the address on your order summary email. Postmark deadline to mail in payment and ensure timely processing is November 5, 2019.

⇒ Without exam activation AND a deposit submission by November 14, 2019, no exam order will be submitted to the College Board.

6. Students who successfully initiated an exam order by completing the exam activation step and the deposit submission step will receive, at the PARENT Email address on the deposit form, a customized digital invoice for the balance of applicable fees due. The balance of fees must be submitted by March 6, 2020.

⇒Exams with an outstanding balance due by March 7, 2020 will be de-activated and the deposit forfeited. The student will not be allowed to sit for the exam. Exams cannot be re-activated.

7. Students who are enrolled in the Free or Reduced Lunch Program qualify for a fee reduction. Please see Mr. O’Sullivan in room E224 to obtain a Fee Reduction Discount Code. Once you have the discount code, you can complete your online registration form on this website. Where prompted, enter the code to reduce the exam price appropriately. The balance due can then be paid online or by mailing in a check.

* Students enrolled in the AP® United States Government and Politics class that is offered in the SPRING/Second Semester (i.e. the course does not commence until January 2020), may submit their a deposit in the Fall but are not required to do so. US Government and Politics students, and ONLY these students, will be allowed to place exam orders for this subject without penalty fees between January 1 and February 28, 2020, and with a late payment period between March 1 and March 6. Students enrolled in this Spring course will be able to complete the Join Step when the course commences and not before.

Examination Day

1. Check in for morning exams will BEGIN promptly at 7:30 AM. Please arrive at the Lecture Hall for a morning exam at 7:15 AM. Afternoon exam check in will begin promptly at 11:45 AM. Exam administration will begin as soon as check in is completed, so students must arrive promptly at the time check in opens. Students who arrive after the actual exam administration begins will not be admitted. No exceptions. Exams will take approximately four hours. Please notify your coaches of AP® exam dates and times and plan accordingly. Students are not allowed to leave any AP® exam early. Morning exams may also interfere with lunch; students should be prepared and bring their own lunch just in case. Students who are taking an afternoon exam should make arrangements for transportation as they will not be dismissed in time to make it to the bus and cannot leave the exam early.

2. Please bring the following to your AP® exam: a photo ID, at least 2 sharpened # 2 pencils, erasers, at least 2 pens with black or dark blue ink, and calculators (if applicable-see the College Board AP® Calculator Policy for approved types) with fresh batteries.

3. Cell phones, iPods, smart watches, MP3 players, etc. are NOT permitted in the testing room.

4. If registering for two exams scheduled for the exact same time and date, please contact info@aptsusa.com for assistance.

Refund Policy

For refund information please contact Mr. Kevin O’Sullivan at Kevin.Osullivan@aps.edu


For AP® exam questions please contact Mr. Kevin O’Sullivan at Kevin.Osullivan@aps.edu

Additional AP® Exam Information

AP® Credit Policy Information for Colleges/Universities – Visit this site to look up the colleges/universities you are interested in attending and find out if they accept AP® credit for certain exams. http://collegesearch.collegeboard.com/apcreditpolicy/index.jsp

Questions or need assistance? Please email us at info@aptsusa.com