Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Please review the AP Summer Institute policies found below, if you have a question, please contact us.


Notification for cancellations must be received by July 13, 2018, to receive a refund. After the deadline date, substitutions may be made, but refunds will not be issued.


Certificates of completion for 30 hours will be issued to each teacher who attends the entire Institute and has paid fees in full. Attendance is mandatory and will be noted daily in each class. This National College Board policy will be enforced.

Registration Funds

A limited number of grants for registration will be available to Arkansas public schools teachers through the Arkansas Department of Education.

  • Priority 1: Arkansas AP teachers for Focus or Priority Schools never having attended an APSI or they attended more than 5 years ago.
  • Priority 2: Arkansas AP teachers never having attended an APSI or they attended more than 5 years ago.
  • Priority 3: Arkansas Pre-AP teachers for Focus or Priority Schools never having attended or they attended more than 5 years ago.
  • Priority 4: Arkansas Pre-AP teachers never having attended an APSI or they attended an APSI more than 5 years ago.
  • Priority 5: Arkansas AP or Pre-AP teachers having attended an APSI within the last 5 years.
  • Priority 6: Arkansas consultants, instructional facilitators, or those not delivering AP or Pre-AP course content to students.

March 1, 2018 will be used as the deadline for holding this money available for the five priority categories listed above. After the March 1, 2018 deadline, any Arkansas AP or Pre-AP teacher will be able to access the money for a position at the APSI. Early registration is beneficial.


Lunch will be provided to all registered participants in the A-State Acansa Dining Hall in the Carl R. Ring Student Union. Resident participants will be issued a breakfast ticket for A-State Acansa Dining Hall. Snacks will be provided in the mornings and afternoons for all participants in an area near the classrooms. There are nearby eateries (e.g, McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Subway and others) on either end of campus for your meal convenience at lunch.

Non-Residential Check-In / Commuters

Non-residential participants should check in Tuesday morning from 7:30 to 8:00 a.m. in the Heritage Plaza of the Carl R. Reng Student Union, 3rd floor lobby.

Residential Check-In

Room check-in for the APSI residents begins Monday evening, July 23 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sign-in will be at the ROTC Living Learning Community for both men and women, the ladies will be housed in the STEM Den, Upper Class Resident Hall next door to ROTC. You will receive a packet with a hang tag for parking, meal ticket for breakfast and lunch and information about the campus. Late check-in will be Tuesday, July 24 from 5 – 6 p.m. at the ROTC office. All bedrooms are double occupancy.

Opening General Session

All participants are expected to attend the opening informational meeting on Tuesday, July 24, 8:00 a.m in the Auditorium of the Carl R. Reng Student Union, 3rd Floor.


Commuter registered participants will be provided parking permits by mail prior to the institute. If a participant does not have a parking permit, it is necessary that parking be made in the "Blue" Visitor's parking spaces until a parking permit is received.


Once registered, participant will receive an itinerary for the week and a map with your confirmation letter by mail in the month of June. If you have questions about your registration, call (870) 972-2049.

Fill-in the Registration Form online then print. Note: This form cannot be saved in Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Classroom Time Requirements

Classes will be begin at 8:00 a.m. and will end at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.