Updates for AP Students Affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19)

About This Year's AP Exams

AP Exams were administered May 11–22 (primary exam dates) and June 1–5 (makeup dates). A small number of students are eligible for exception testing in late June. If you’re in this group, get details about how this year’s exams work.

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AP Exam Schedule and Information

See the details on each AP Exam by course: the exception testing schedule, what's covered and what's not, what you’ll need on exam day, and more.

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All About Your E-Ticket

We’ll email your AP Exam e-ticket with your AP ID two days before each exam. You’ll need both to access and take the exam.

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Tips to Avoid Problems on Exam Day

Head off problems on exam day by reviewing solutions to issues with checking in, submitting responses, and more.

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Update to Exam Submission Process

Beginning Monday, May 18, and continuing through the late-June exception testing window, there will be a backup email submission process for browser-based exams.

Submitting Your Response

After you finish answering the exam question(s), you’ll attach your work to the exam and submit it for scoring. How do you do that? That depends.

Most Exams

For most AP Exams without portfolio components, you can attach a text file, attach a photo of your handwritten work, or copy and paste text in the exam.

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Music Theory

For the AP Music Theory Exam, you must submit an audio file as well as a photo of handwritten work.

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World Languages

To take any spoken AP world language exam, you’ll use a free app that records and submits your response.

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Practice and Get Ready

Use our interactive demo to see what exam day will be like. And be sure to review the steps to take to be ready for your exam.

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Benefits of Taking AP Exams

By taking an AP Exam, you'll gain an advantage on your path to college.

College Admissions Leaders Support AP Students

These admissions officers from colleges across the country have encouraging words for students taking AP Exams this year.

A Chance to Earn College Credit

We’re confident that the vast majority of Higher Ed institutions will award credit as they have in the past. We’ve spoken with hundreds of institutions across the country who support our solution for this year’s AP Exams.

Complete the Last Step

By sitting for your exam in May, you'll show your ability to stick with a commitment while building strong skills along the way.

Get a Taste of College

Taking an AP exam gets you familiar with college-level work and boosts your confidence by tackling it.

Access AP Practice Questions 

Practice for your exam by answering AP free-response questions. Sign in to AP Classroom to find them—all AP students have access to practice questions this year.    

Online AP Classes and Review Sessions

Watch classes taught by AP teachers so you can keep learning wherever you are.

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On-Demand Online AP Classes

Explore our free recorded AP review lessons, delivered by AP teachers from across the country and available on demand.

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List of Recorded AP Classes

See the full list of topics for online recorded AP review lessons. These mobile-friendly classes, designed to be used alongside your work, are available on demand.

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