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 3, 2014, 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 policy will be enforced.

Registration Grants

A limited number of grants for registration will be available to Arkansas public school teachers through the Arkansas Department of Education. This reimbursement will be given first to those AP teachers who have never attended an AP Summer Institute. This ADE registration funding will be available until March 15, 2014. Following this date, the remainder of these funds will be available for registration of experienced AP and Pre AP teachers. After March 15, 2014, Other Arkansas teachers may receive registration funding through remaining ADE grants. Date of receipt of registration will determine qualification for state grants. Early registration is beneficial.

Graduate Credit

When teachers register for APSI, they are eligible to receive 3 hours of graduate credit as explained below.

  1. If currently an ASU graduate student, simply contact Karen Hancock
    at khancock@astate.edu or call 870-972-2049 and ask to be registered for the APSI course.
  2. If not a current ASU graduate student, then contact the Graduate School at 870-972-2049. When applying to the Graduate School, either for a particular degree program or as a non-degree student, let them know you will be applying to receive the 3 hours credit for the Advanced Placement Summer Institute in July, 2014. After you are admitted to Graduate School, contact Karen Hancock at khancock@astate.edu or call 870-972-2049.
    Click here to view up-to-date tuition and fees.
    Advanced Placement Summer Institute fees are not included and are separate from graduate course fees and tuition.


    Lunch will be provided for all participants in the ASU Acansa Dining Hall in the Student Union. A breakfast ticket will be issued to residential participants for the ASU cafeteria. Snacks will be provided in the mornings and afternoons for all participants. There are nearby eateries (e.g., McDonald's, Wendy's, Quizno's, and Subway) on either end of campus for your meal convenience at lunch.

    Non-residential Check-In

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

    Opening General Session

    All participants are expected to attend the opening informational meeting on Monday, July 14, 8:00 a.m in the Auditorium of the New Student Center, 3rd Floor.


    Registered participant may 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.


    Teachers may register by mail, e-mail, fax or telephone. You 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.

    Residential Check-In

    Check-in for the AP Summer Institute begins Sunday evening, July 13 at 5:00 p.m. Registration will be in the Commons of the Living-Learning Community. If you are staying on campus, you will receive your check-in packet at the time of registration. Late resident registration will be on Monday, July 14 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Office of the Honors Living-Learning Community. All bedrooms are single occupancy.

    Classroom Time Requirements

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