Exam Registration, Ordering, and Supports
Help AP coordinators in your district access supports and complete tasks, so all students have the opportunity to earn college credit and placement this year.
- AP Coordinator’s Manual: Share the AP Coordinator’s Manual, Part 1 with coordinators in your district. View the manual.
- AP Exam ordering: Encourage AP coordinators to order exams for all students this year—AP will waive the $40 cancellation or unused exam fee for students who don't test. The deadline to order exams for AP courses that begin after November 13 and to make changes to fall orders is March 12, 11:59 p.m. ET. View the timeline.
- Class sections in AP Registration and Ordering: Keep in mind that the way sections are named in AP Registration and Ordering is the way section titles will appear on AP Score Reports. Consider implementing a consistent naming convention across all schools. For information on how to create and edit class sections, coordinators can view the AP Coordinator’s Manual, Part 1. (.pdf/20.4 MB).
- AP coordinator newsletter: Remind AP coordinators in your district to check that their contact information is up to date, so they receive our monthly AP coordinator newsletter. To check, they can log in to AP Registration and Ordering, navigate to the Settings tab, and review the details under the School Information and Participation Contacts section. Access AP Registration and Ordering.
AP coordinator access to AP Registration and Ordering: Remind AP coordinators that exam ordering and related tasks are completed in AP Registration and Ordering.
Staying connected for AP coordinators: Encourage AP coordinators to stay connected by joining the AP Coordinator Community and visiting their page on AP Central, where they can access additional resources.
AP Coordinator Learning Opportunities
Let your district’s AP coordinators know about the ongoing online workshops, webinars, and other offerings that can give them guidance on supporting a school AP program.
AP Coordinator Resources
AP Coordinator's Manual, Part 1 2020-21
This manual provides detailed information about everything AP coordinators need to do from the start of the school year through the November 13 exam ordering deadline.
AP Coordinator's Manual, Part 2 2020-21
Updated May 2021
This manual provides detailed information about this year’s paper and pencil AP Exams, including exam administration policies and procedures and post-exam tasks. Note: The May update is a clarification to the packing list information on p.90.
For Teachers: Helping Students Join Your AP Class Section
Instructions for getting class join codes and ensuring that students have joined class sections. Includes tips for using AP Daily, topic questions, and progress checks in your classroom.