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AP Exam Registration

Deadlines and Procedures to place an AP® Exam Order:

Activate the exam on MyAP at – Use your College Board Profile to log in.


College Board profiles are the same accounts used to order SAT® exams, or to collect prior year PSAT/NMSQT® or AP® Exam scores. Do not create a new account if you already have one (see below for tips.)


If you have never created a College Board account, create one by clicking on ‘Create Account’ on


Students will obtain a Join Code (access code) from their AP® Course teachers. Join Codes for the MyAP Site are subject, teacher and class period specific.


ALL Students should complete the Join Step to be able to access the free online resources for their AP® Subject made available on MyAP. Once the student has joined the online AP® Class group, they will be prompted to complete or update the MyAP Registration Profile pages.


Students choosing to take the optional exam must also submit exam fees or no exam will be ordered.


Deadline to complete the Activation step for FALL: November 3, 2023.

Deadline to complete the Activation step for SPRING: March 1, 2024.


Step 2: Submit Exam Fees – Click on Submit AP® Exam Fees and complete the online form. You can submit payment using either a credit/debit card OR mail-in a check or money order. Instructions are included at the end of the form based on the payment option that you choose.


Payment can be submitted online with a debit or credit card OR by mailing in a check or money order. A 3.1% online processing fee will apply to payments submitted with a debit or credit card. No additional fees apply for mailing in a payment. Instructions for mail in will be included in the order summary email. Postmark deadline for the FALL registration window is October 30, 2023 and February 26, 2024 for the SPRING.


Students must complete the online payment form and submit payment by the applicable deadline. (See above.)

BOTH steps above must be completed for an exam order to be considered complete.


Failure to complete the Activation on MyAP will mean that the school coordinator cannot submit your exam order.


Fees will automatically be refunded and no exam ordered.

There will be no waiting list and no stand-by testing.

General Policies and Information:

1. AP® Exams are optional exams at Del Norte High School that correspond to AP® courses. Students choosing to sit for the AP® Exams must adhere to the following deadlines for 2022-2023 that are based on the course’s start date (See below for course by course deadlines):

Course Commencement Date Exam Registration Opening Date Exam Registration Deadline LATE Exam Registration Deadline (Penalty fees apply)
Fall (August) September 1, 2023 November 3, 2023 March 2, 2024
Spring (November/ February) January 16, 2023 March 1, 2024 March 2, 2024


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. Fall Postmark deadline to ensure timely mail in payment processing is October 31, 2022 and February 27, 2023 for Spring.

Submit AP® Exam Fees


3. Fee reduction/assistance:  Fee reductions are possible for qualified students. If you feel you may qualify for a fee reduction, please submit the Fee Reduction Application Form (Linked here) to the Del Norte HS Counseling Office. 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. Application forms for fee reductions must be submitted no later than October 28 to guarantee processing before the deadline. For any questions regarding Fee Reductions, please see Ms. Reich or email [email protected]. (Students who were approved in the Fall do not need to apply again but should contact Ms. Reich in the Spring for the Spring Fee Reduction Code.)


4. Late payment submission and registration will incur a late ordering penalty fee of $40 per exam.

Late registration will open on November 4, 2023. 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, Mrs. Kennedy, 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 Join step on MyAP for EACH exam.  Without completion of BOTH steps, the AP® Exam order cannot be submitted to College Board. Failure to Join the AP® Class in 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 applicable deadline, will be de-activated and nor ordered. See the FAQ section for more information about the MyAP Join Code 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 $65 per exam (a $40 cancellation penalty fee will be charged by College Board for exams cancelled after applicable deadline). To cancel your exam, send an email to [email protected] 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 19, 2024.

AP exam program information is available on The College Board site. Students are encouraged to review it at

2024 AP Exam Schedule

The 2024 AP Exams will be administered in schools as paper-and-pencil* exams over two weeks in May: May 6–10 and May 13–16. * AP Chinese, AP Literature & AP Computer Science Principles are administered on computers.

Week 1

Morning 8 a.m. Pacific Time

Afternoon 12 noon Pacific Time

May 6, 2024

United States Government and Politics



May 7, 2024

Human Geography


May 8, 2024

English Literature and Composition*

Computer Science A

May 9, 2024

Chinese Language & Culture*

Environmental Science


May 10, 2024


United States History



Art and Design: Friday, May 3, 2024 (8 p.m. ET), is the deadline for AP Art and Design digital portfolios to be submitted to the AP Program. May 3 is also the last day to gather 2-D Art and Design and Drawing students to assemble physical portfolios.

Week 2

Morning 8 a.m.

Pacific Time

Afternoon 12 noon

Pacific Time

Afternoon 2 p.m.

Pacific Time

May 13, 2024

Calculus AB

Calculus BC



May 14, 2024

English Language and Composition

Physics C: Mechanics

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

May 15, 2024

World History

Computer Science Principles*

Music Theory


May 16, 2024

Spanish Language & Culture




Contact Mrs. Kennedy, DNHS Counselor/AP Coordinator at [email protected]