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AP Summer Institute

Course Schedule  July 31-August 3, 2018

Celebrating 17 years of Advanced Placement Summer Institute professional development.

The AP® Summer Institute at Texas A&M International University offers challenging AP and Pre-AP Professional Development courses and Academics that address advanced topics in AP. Endorsed by the Southwest Region of the College Board.

When:  Each course meets Tuesday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Where: Courses are held on the Texas A & M International University campus

Tuition:  $495 per course by April 12, 2018; $525 after April 19 to June 12, 2018; Late Registration $625 June 13 to June 29; Emergency registration $725 July 1.

  • Tuition includes College Board Exam Resources and Special Focus books or the AP* Vertical Teams Guides for Pre-AP* participants, course binder, parking and lunch.
  • Lab-based science courses have an additional $80 lab fee added to the tuition amount. This lab fee covers the extensive additional expenses for lab supplies.
  • Art Courses will have an additional fee to the tuition amount. This fee covers the additional expenses for art supplies. 

Payments are accepted by credit card or purchase order. Registrations via credit card are confirmed immediately upon processing. Registrations made via PO are not considered confirmed until receipt of official PO payment (check). If registering using a PO, payment (check) is due within 90 days of registration. Failure to submit timely payment may result in the cancellation of your registration.

Registration opens February 2018.

Acknowledgment of enrollment: Once you register for a course through our online registration system, you will be enrolled in the course. An enrollment acknowledgement will immediately be sent to the email address on your account showing payment confirmation or including instructions for submitting payment via check. In some cases, a course may be full, and you will have the option of getting on a waiting list. A waiting list is automatically created for a course once it has filled to capacity. If a spot should become available in that filled course, and you are next on the waiting list, you will receive an email to the email address on file with instructions for completing registration for that specific course. Please contact our office,(956)-326-3068 , if you have any questions.

IMPORTANT: Please do not book travel until enrollment is confirmed.

Housing: at a local Hotel. See details and hotel information.

Air travel: Those making plane reservations should choose departure times after 7 p.m.. on the last day of the Institute. See Traveling to Laredo for more information.

Meals: Lunch will be served on campus daily and is included in the cost of tuition.

Clothing and climate: Dress for class sessions is casual and comfortable. Because summer days in Laredo are hot and humid, light clothing is essential. However, all of the buildings at Texas A&M International University are well air-conditioned, and because some can even be quite cold, please pack a sweater or a cover-up.

Clothing for science teachers: Biology and chemistry teachers must follow Texas A&M International University's lab safety rules by wearing closed-toe shoes (no sandals), long pants or skirts, laboratory coats and goggles during all lab activities. Please bring a lab coat and goggles with you to the Institute. Anyone not following these rules will be asked to leave the lab and hours will be deducted from their certificate, so please plan accordingly.