Registration for Advanced Placement® Summer Institute Online is now open.



Through a special arrangement with Northwestern's School of Education and Social Policy, all participants have the option of receiving either 30 Hours of Professional Development (PD) from the State of Illinois or one unit of graduate credit (equivalent to four quarter hours or 2 2/3 semester hours of credit) for completed sessions.

Successful Graduate Credit candidates (those currently employed as a secondary education teacher) will be required to complete extra work during or after the program. If you have questions about the additional course work required to receive graduate credit, please speak with the appropriate workshop consultant.

Tuition for all participants includes a digital version of books and materials provided by the College Board® for the workshop.
  • Tuition for 30 hours of Professional Development (PD): $730 for 2024
  • Tuition for one unit of Graduate Credit: $2,229 for 2024 ($2,179 + non-refundable $50 registration fee)


APSI Registration 

The regular registration fee applies through May 31, 2024. Registrations received after May 31 will incur a $75 late fee. No registrations are accepted after 5:00 p.m. CST on June 14, 2024.

No new registrations or changes to existing registrations for PD will be accepted after 5:00 p.m. CST on June 14, 2024. No new registrations or changes to existing registrations for Graduate Credit will be accepted after  May 15, 2024

Purchase Orders (POs), checks, and money orders are not accepted. We are only able to accept registration payments by credit card.

Registration for a workshop will not be finalized until full payment has been received.

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If your preferred workshop is full, you have the option of being added to a waitlist in the registration platform (Cvent). Should a spot open up, you will be notified and prompted to complete your registration within 3 days.

Change of Registration

Changes to registration for PD can be made in Cvent up until June 14, 2024. Changes to registration for graduate credit can be made with the staff of the APSI until May 15, 2024.

Course Cancellation Policy

We reserve the right to cancel a workshop if enrollment is insufficient. Workshops with insufficient enrollment will be cancelled no later than May 31, 2024. All participants will be notified if a workshop is cancelled. Participants registered in a cancelled workshop will receive a full refund. The reimbursement will be issued to the individual or school who paid the registration fee. We do not reimburse any expenses other than tuition.

In the event of an emergency, Northwestern University has the right to cancel an institute at any time.

Refund Policy

Participants may cancel their registration through the Cvent website.

Refunds will be granted on the following schedule:

  • Cancellations received prior to June 1, 2024 will receive a full refund.
  • Cancellations received between June 1 through 14, 2024 will receive a full refund, less the $75 late registration fee. 
  • Cancellations received after June 14, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.: No refund will be granted.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Cvent, email and the APSI webpage will be our main methods of communicating with you. Please be sure to include your correct email address (that you will monitor during the summer) and please also include a telephone number where we can reach you during the summer. Please continue to check the APSI website for new or updated information until the start of the AP® sessions. 



Each year, College Board Awards scholarships and fee waivers for qualifying teachers to attend an AP Summer Institute (APSI). These scholarships and fee waivers are offered to teachers at schools without funding for professional learning, and who meet the specific requirements. Please refer to the College Board website for more information.

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