|Students should bring the
following items to the exam:
- Several sharpened No. 2 pencils (with erasers) for all
multiple-choice answer sheets.
- Pens with black or dark blue ink for completing areas
on the exam booklet covers and for free-response questions
in most exams.
- A watch (in case your exam room does not have a clock
that you can see easily).
- A calculator with the necessary capabilities if you’re
taking an AP Calculus, Chemistry, Physics, or Statistics
Exam. Visit www.collegeboard.com/apstudents
to learn more about the calculator policy for each of these
exams, and for a list of authorized calculators.
- A ruler or straightedge if you’re taking an AP
Students should not bring the following
to the exam:
- Cellular phones, pagers, MP3 players or personal digital
- Books, compasses, correction fluid, dictionaries, highlighters,
- Rulers and straightedges (except as noted above).
- Scratch paper (notes can be made on portions of the exam
- Computers (except as noted for students with disabilities),
or calculators (except as noted above).
- Watches that beep or have an alarm
- Portable listening or recording devices (even with headphones)
or photographic equipment.
- Food or drink
- Clothing with subject-related information
Students are required to arrive no later than 30 minutes
prior to your exam: <7:30 a.m.> for the morning administration
and <11:30 a.m.> for the afternoon administration. Students
may not be dismissed until an exam has officially ended; do
not ask to leave early if you finish before the end of the
exam. If you play a sport or have a job, it is the student’s
responsibility to inform your coach or employer of your AP
Exam obligation, and arrangements should be made accordingly.
Students should get a good night’s rest before your
exam, and eat a nutritious breakfast. They are allowed to
bring a snack and beverage for their 10-minute break. However,
food and drink are prohibited in the exam room. It is advisable
to bring a sweater, in case the room temperature is below
your comfort level.
Students are required to abide by the policies of both the
College Board and Belmont High School during the exam period.
Any misconduct will be reported and could jeopardize their
AP Exam grade. If students are unable to take an exam, please
inform me as soon as possible prior to the test administration.
Be sure to review the Bulletin for AP Students and Parents
that you received in February at registration. If you have
any additional questions or concerns, feel free to contact