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 June 1, 2023, 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

Please keep in mind that the priority status for state paid seats are as follows:

  • Priority 1: Currently employed Arkansas AP teachers never having attended an APSI
  • Priority 2: Currently employed Arkansas AP teachers teaching in a district that is involved in AAIMS or Lead Higher Equal Opportunity Schools training to improve AP opportunities and outcomes
  • Priority 3: Arkansas AP teachers currently teaching in a high poverty school (70% of more schools receive free/reduced lunch) and/or a school that submits data to support a gap in minority student's access or outcomes in AP courses
  • Priority 4: Currently employed Arkansas AP teachers having attended an APSI more than 5 years ago

March 1, 2023 will be used as the deadline for holding this money available for the six priorities listed above for trainings to be held in July 2023.

After the March 1, 2023 deadline, any Arkansas AP teacher would be able to qualify for state paid seats.


Lunch will be provided to all registered participants in the Carl R. Ring Student Union on the 3rd Floor. Snacks will be provided in the mornings and afternoons for all participants in an area near the classrooms. 


Is not available on campus, however Embassy Suites by Jonesboro Red Wolf Convention Center is located on the A-STATE campus. Find information HERE

Opening General Session

All participants are expected to attend the opening informational meeting on Tuesday, July 19, 8:30 a.m in the Auditorium of the Carl R. Reng Student Union, 3rd Floor. Check in will begin at 7:30 a.m.


Commuter registered participants will be provided parking permits by email 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, participants will receive a confirmation letter by email. If you have questions about your registration, call (870) 972-2049.

Classroom Time Requirements

Classes will be begin at 8:30 a.m. and will end at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.