November 2015

The 2015-16 AP Course Ledger is now available and will be updated weekly. In order for schools to designate a course as "AP" on students' transcripts, that course must be included in the 2015-16 AP Course Ledger. The last day to submit materials for 2015-16 AP course authorization is January 31st, 2016.

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To receive authorization from the College Board to label a course “AP,” teachers must submit the following materials related to the course:

Course Syllabus

Each AP® teacher is required to submit an electronic copy of his or her syllabus outlining the course of study to be followed.

Submission Options

AP Course Audit form

The subject-specific AP Course Audit form specifies the curricular and resource requirements that must be met in order to receive authorization to use the “AP” designation for a course. A school administrator must approve and finalize this electronic form before a syllabus will be reviewed.

For AP teachers with previously authorized courses:

Annual Renewals

Account Transfers

AP Practice Exams

News and Updates

Annual AP Course Renewals

Beginning in August of each academic year, AP Course Audit administrators are responsible for renewing previously authorized courses that will again be offered. Administrators can renew courses online from their AP Course Audit account.

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