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Common Questions

What time does the institute begin and end each day?

Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

How do I register and secure my spot?

Registration is a two-step process. You must register first through the College Board.

In-person Registration

Online Registration

After you finish the College Board registration for our Institute, you will be directed to our registration website, where you will have to re-enter some information and give some additional details. YOU MUST COMPLETE BOTH REGISTRATIONS IN ORDER TO SECURE YOUR SPOT IN THE PROGRAM.

What will I need to take the course? How will I join the class online?

The courses will be led by our award-winning consultants remotely, using Moodle (Manhattan College's learning management system), and Google Meet for live conferencing. Particpants will only need an internet-connected device (computer, laptop, tablet, eg), and we will provide the College Board's relevant 2021 Course and Exam Description e-binder to each participant in advance of the workshop via email. Detailed instructions and guidelines for taking the course remotely will also be sent to participants in advance of the first session.

Can a participant only attend part of the week? Will there be a price difference? 

No, the entire workshop must be attended in order to receive graduate credit or audit certification.

What is the difference between taking a course for audit or credit? 

Participants will need to decide whether to take the course for credit or audit at registration. If your employer is paying for the course, please check with them before you make your decision.

At Manhattan College, participants have the opportunity to take the AP course for graduate credit at an additional cost of $630. If a participant chooses to take the course for credit, he or she will receive three (3) graduate credits in education, a transcript after the course is completed, and a certificate upon completion of the course denoting 45 hours of professional development. During the week of the Institute, consultants will assign separate projects to be completed after the week of the course to receive graduate credit for the course. Consultants will then assign letter grades to those participants taking the class for credit, which will be due by August 26th; transcripts will be posted within the next few weeks.

If a participant chooses to take the course and not receive graduate credit, we call this an audit. Upon completion of the course, the participant will receive a certificate denoting 37.5 hours of Professional Development. There is no extra project and no transcript.

How can I switch my registration from credit to audit or vice versa? How late can I register?

Before the start of the Institute, please contact our office at and we will make the switch. The latest switch can be made by July 18th, 2022, 3 week prior to the first day of classes.

How late can I register?

Registration will close on July 18th in order to ensure that everyone receives needed course materials on time.

What happens if I need to cancel my registration?

Please contact the APSI office by email ( Cancellations by August 7th will receive a full refund. Cancellations by the first class, Monday (August 8th) will result in an 80% refund.

I registered, but I have not received an invoice or link to pay my tuition yet. When will I receive this?

If you have registered prior to February, invoices will be sent out starting in February. If you registered after February , please allow up to 20 days for processing.

Why does the Institute request my Social Security number?

Social Security numbers are required to register at the College.

When will I receive my transcript?

Transcripts take about 4-6 weeks to receive by mail. In order for your transcripts to be released, your tuition and all other fees must be paid in full.

Can I request another transcript?

Yes, additional copies are available for $5 at

How can I pay for the Institute? When does payment need to be sent/received by?

All payments are to be made to Manhattan College addressed to AP Institute and add the name of the student in the note or memo section. You can select your payment method while registering through Manhattan College. Further instruction will be given on the confirmation page and in the confirmation email.

We accept credit cards, purchase orders and personal checks. If paying by credit card, select this option during registration and a link to pay will be sent to you within approximately one week. If your school will be paying your tuition through a purchase order and future payment, select the purchase order option during registration. Invoices will be sent out starting in February. You will receive an invoice from us to give to the appropriate person at your school. The school will then issue a purchase order, or a form that guarantees payment. All payments or purchase orders must be received by July 25th.