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The 2022 AP Exams will be administered in schools as paper-and-pencil* exams over two weeks in May: May 2–6 and May 9–13. AP coordinators are responsible for notifying students when and where to report for the exams. Early testing or testing at times other than those published by College Board is not permitted under any circumstances.

*As usual, AP Chinese and AP Japanese Exams are administered on computers.

Late testing dates are available if students cannot test during the first two weeks of May. See the late-testing schedule.

Week 1

Morning 8 a.m.

Local Time

Afternoon 12 noon

Local Time

Monday,
May 2, 2022

Japanese Language and Culture

United States Government and Politics

Chemistry

Spanish Literature and Culture

Tuesday,
May 3, 2022

Environmental Science

Psychology

Wednesday,
May 4, 2022

English Literature and Composition

Comparative Government and Politics

Computer Science A

Thursday,
May 5, 2022

Human Geography

Macroeconomics

Seminar

Statistics

Friday,
May 6, 2022

European History

United States History

Art History

Microeconomics

Art and Design: Friday, May 6, 2022, is the last day for AP coordinators to submit digital AP 2-D Art and Design, 3-D Art and Design, and Drawing portfolios (by 8 p.m. ET) and to gather 2-D Art and Design and Drawing students for physical portfolio assembly. Teachers should forward completed digital Art and Design portfolios to coordinators before this date.

Week 2

Morning 8 a.m.

Local Time

Afternoon 12 noon

Local Time

Afternoon 2 p.m.

Local Time

Monday,
May 9, 2022

Calculus AB

Calculus BC

Computer Science Principles

Italian Language and Culture

 

Tuesday,
May 10, 2022

English Language and Composition

Physics C: Mechanics

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

Wednesday,
May 11, 2022

Chinese Language and Culture

Spanish Language and Culture

Biology

 

Thursday,
May 12, 2022

French Language and Culture

World History

Physics 1: Algebra-Based

 

Friday,
May 13, 2022

German Language and Culture

Music Theory

Latin

Physics 2: Algebra Based

 

Please note:

  • AP coordinators should order alternate (late-testing) exams for students who would like to take exams that are scheduled for the same time.
  • Schools must begin the morning exam administration between 8 and 9 a.m. local time and the afternoon exam administration between 12 and 1 p.m. local time. The AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism Exam must begin between 2 and 3 p.m. local time.
  • Schools in Alaska must begin the morning exam administration between 7 and 8 a.m. local time, and the afternoon exam administration between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. local time. The AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism Exam in Alaska must begin between 1 and 2 p.m. local time.
  • AP Seminar end-of-course exams are only available to students taking AP Seminar at a school participating in the AP Capstone Diploma Program.
  • April 30, 2022 (11:59 p.m. ET) is the deadline for:
    • AP Seminar and AP Research students to submit performance tasks as final and their presentations to be scored by their AP Seminar or AP Research teachers.
    • AP Computer Science Principles students to submit their Create performance task as final.

Late Testing

Occasionally, circumstances make it necessary for students to test late. To preserve the security of AP Exams, alternate forms are used for late testing. All students who participate in late testing at a given school must take these alternate exams on the scheduled late-testing dates at the scheduled times.