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Calendar & Fees

The fee for each exam is $87. Learn more about AP Exam fees, including information about fee reductions.

Although a lot of attention is given to the AP Exam, the AP experience really begins a whole year before then. Here are some checkpoints based on a traditional school year.

Course Calendar
Spring before starting an AP course Well ahead of time, you need to start thinking about what AP courses you might want to take. Learn more about the AP Program on this website. Discuss your AP plans with your parents, teachers, and AP Coordinator.
Summer Some AP teachers require that you complete work during the summer months to prepare for their course. For example, for AP English you may be given a reading list. Make sure you complete these assignments, so that you're up to speed when the class begins.
January Talk to your AP teachers and/or AP Coordinator about taking the exams. Contact the Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) Coordinator at your school if you will need testing accommodations.
February 18, 2011 Deadline for submitting complete disability documentation for students with disabilities when Documentation Review is required.
March 1, 2011 Deadline for homeschooled students and students whose schools do not offer AP to contact AP Services for a list of local AP Coordinators at whose schools they could arrange to test.
March 4, 2011 Deadline for submitting complete accomodations requests for students with disabilities using the School Verification Process.
March 15, 2011 Deadline for homeschooled students and students whose schools do not offer AP to contact AP Coordinators identified by AP Services.
May 2-6 and May 9-13, 2011 Exam dates
May 18-20, 2011 Late-testing dates
June 15, 2011 Deadline for AP Services to receive written requests to change college score report recipients, and to withhold or cancel scores for the current year's exam administration.
Early-Mid July AP score reports released to designated colleges, students, and their high schools.
July 1, 2011 Scores by Phone and Additional Score Reports by Phone available for current year's administration.
September Scholar Award and International Diploma notifications sent to schools and students.
September 15, 2011 Deadline for ordering free-response booklets.
October 29, 2011 Deadline for requesting Multiple-Choice Rescore Service

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