AP Testing 2022-2023
More information about AP exams can be found here: https://ap.collegeboard.org/.
In order to take an AP exam this May, you MUST complete the following registration steps. Please complete the following steps by Nov. 15, 2022, at 3 p.m. Nov. 15 to March 15 a late fee may be applied.
ALL AP EXAM ORDERS ARE DUE BY MARCH 15 at 3 p.m. NO ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS.
1. Each student creates an individual College Board Account.
Go to https://myap.collegeboard.org/login.
Create an account or log into your established account.
If you have not created an account, please follow the instructions on how to create a Collegeboard account: How to create a Collegeboard account
DO NOT create another account if you have already created one.
If you are having trouble logging or have forgotten your sign in credentials, please visit the troubleshooting tips section and logging in with your email address update.
Note: some juniors and seniors have already created a College Board account if they: 1) registered for the SAT; 2) took an AP exam last year; or 3) they took the PSAT as a sophomore and accessed their online score report.
2. Once you have created your account you can now join your AP Classroom. Please complete the following instruction on how to join your AP Classroom: https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/media/pdf/joining-your-ap-class-section-students.pdf
You can also watch this video for further information here:
3. IF YOU ARE TAKING AN AP CLASS AT SI, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE THE AP EXAM AND ARE AUTOMATICALLY REGISTERED. You must now link the Join Codes to your account for each AP test you plan to take. If you are in an AP class, your AP teacher has provided you with these codes. If you are not in an AP class, please email email@example.com with the AP Exam you would like to take so she can provide you with the "Exam Only" join code.
Note: these are “exam only” tests which means you will not have access to AP Classroom assignments from AP teachers but you will have access to AP Classroom resources.
4. If you are interested in taking an AP exam but are not in an AP class at SI, please email Ms. Hammond.
If you are interested in the following EXAM ONLY tests, please email Ms. Hammond for the join codes.
- AP 2-D Art and Design
- AP CHEM
- AP Computer Science A
- AP English Language and Composition
- AP French Language and Culture
- AP Macroeconomics
- AP Music Theory
- AP Psychology
- AP Spanish Language and Culture
- AP United States Government and Politics
- AP United States History
- AP Modern World History
At this time, registration on the College Board website DOES NOT INCLUDE payment. After the registration period ends, payments will be processed through the SI Business Office via your SI FACTS account. Charges will include the total for all tests registered and accounts will be itemized as an incidental expense. Relevant Financial Aid discounts will be applied for all charges. If you do not have a FACTS account set up for automatic payments, S.I. Business Office will send you an email about payment.
Each AP exam is $97.
Financial Aid: if you are a part of our Financial Aid program (eg. - Sobrino or Ricci scholars), click this link to see what type of financial assistance you may receive for AP exams: https://www.siprep.org/about-us/offices/financial-assistance-information/new-financial-assistance-discounts.
Your FACTS Account will be billed accordingly and late fees may not apply. Please allow some time for your account to be billed accordingly.
**Important things to note**
- You must register using your legal name only.
- There may be a late fee for any tests ordered after November 15th, 2022.
- If you cancel an AP exam or do not show up for the test, there is no refund AND there is an additional charge of $40 per canceled exam.
- We will be administering exams in person on paper.
- Students with College Board approved testing accommodations will be supported by the CATS Center on test day. If you have questions please visit CATS.
- The deadline to submit accommodations has passed. If you need accommodations for a medical disability, please contact CATS immediately.
- Please email Ms. Brenda Hammond firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about AP Exams or the Registration process.
**Please contact Ms. Hammond If**
YOU MUST LET ME KNOW THE FOLLOWING IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YOUR SCORES CORRECTLY.
- You have dropped an AP class and no longer will take the AP exam.
- Dropped the AP class but will take the AP exam.
- Switched sections (example: moved from period one to period two)
- You are a transfer student or are transferring out of SI.
AP Exam test dates
Late testing dates
Late-Testing Reasons: No Additional Fee
- Academic contest/event
- Athletic contest/event
- Conflict with IB or Cambridge exam
- Conflict with nationally, province-, or state-mandated test Disabilities accommodations issue
- Emergency: bomb scare or fire alarm
- Emergency: serious injury, illness, or family tragedy
- High school graduation
- Language lab scheduling conflict
- Religious/holiday observance
- School closing: election, national holiday, or natural disaster Strike/labor conflict
- Student court appearance
- Two AP Exams on the same date at the same time
NOTE: It is important that you speak to your coaches, teachers, parents/guardians and check outside extra curricular activities for any schedule conflicts. Please email email@example.com if you know you will have a scheduling conflict as soon as possible. Any changes made after Nov. 15, 2022, at 3 p.m. may incur a late fee.
WHAT STUDENTS SHOULD BRING
- Two sharpened No. 2 pencils (with erasers) for completing multiple-choice answer sheets.
- Two pens with black or dark blue ink only, for completing areas on the exam booklet covers and for free-response questions in most exams.
- A REGULAR watch THAT DOES NOT BEEP OR HAVE AN ALARM (in case the exam room doesn’t have a clock that can be easily seen).
- Up to two calculators with the necessary capabilities if taking an AP Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics, or Statistics Exam. THERE IS A NEW CALCULATOR POLICY…Visit apstudents.org/courses and click on the link for their course for the specific calculator policy.
- A ruler or straightedge IF TAKING AN AP PHYSICS EXAM.
- College Board SSD Eligibility Letter if they are taking an exam with approved testing accommodations
- Arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled exam time.
- You may bring hand sanitizer but it must remain under their desk during testing. Students may use PPE such as masks during testing following your school’s current protocol.
- Be there at 7:45 a.m. for 8 a.m. exams and 11:45 a.m. for noon exams.
- Initial next to your name on the sign-in sheet outside the doors of your exam location.
- Find your seat by looking for your AP Label.
- If you have an afternoon exam you must be in class until 11:40 a.m. If you take a morning exam you must go to class 15 minutes after being dismissed from your AP Exam.
What NOT to do or bring on AP testing day
- Electronic equipment of any kind: phones, smartwatches, or wearable technology of any kind, laptops, tablet computers, Bluetooth devices, portable listening or recording devices, cameras or other photographic equipment, devices that can access the internet, separate timers of any type, and any other electronic or communication devices. NOTE: School-owned and -controlled recording devices that meet AP Program criteria are allowed only for the AP French, German, Italian, and Spanish Language and Culture Exams and the AP Music Theory Exam
- Books, compasses, correction fluid, dictionaries, highlighters, or notes.
- Mechanical pencils, No. 3 pencils, or colored pencils.
- Scratch paper (notes can be made on portions of the exam booklets or, for Chinese Language and Culture and Japanese Language and Culture, on scratch paper provided by the proctor).
- Reference guides, keyboard maps, or other typing instructions.
- Food or drink (water is OK).
- Clothing or shoes with subject-related information.
- Ear plugs. § Clipboards.
- There will NOT be a designated space for your belongings.
**Unless an item has been pre-approved as an accommodation by the CollegeBoard Services for Students with Disabilities office before the exam date.**
Student Breaks during testing:
Students will have breaks during the exam. Students with accommodations will have breaks accordingly. A student may go alone to the restroom at any time but exam time will not pause. Students may not take materials from the room and exam booklets MUST BE closed on their desks with their answer sheets inside. Students may not consult textbooks, notes, teachers, or other students regarding the exam materials during the break. They may not access any electronic or communication devices. They may not make phone calls, read/send emails or text messages, or access the internet. They must not discuss exam content with anyone at any time. Failure to adhere to these policies may result in cancellation of scores.
STUDENT DISMISSAL TIMES:
All students must be dismissed from the exam at the dismissal time. No one may leave early (except in cases of illness or rule violations). If a student finishes before the end of the testing time, they must sit quietly until all students are dismissed. Even if all students have completed testing, they cannot be dismissed before the allotted testing time.
Exceptions: French, German, Italian, and Spanish Language and Culture Exams, and Music Theory
If a student arrives to the exam room late but before the other exam takers have finished filling out identification information on their answer sheets, and the school considers the cause of the student’s late arrival to be beyond the student’s control, then the school may admit and test the student. Note: Schools are not required to admit or test latecomers. Students who arrive late must follow the directions of testing site personnel.
EXAM LOCATIONS WILL BE PROVIDED AT A LATER TIME.
Scores will be available to students online at apscore.org in July.
Students’ Free Score Report: June 20 Deadline