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What to Bring

  • Several sharpened No. 2 pencils (with erasers) for all multiple-choice answer sheets.
  • Black or dark-blue ballpoint pens for free-response questions in most exams.
  • Your school code. (If you are a home schooled student, you will be given a code at the time of the exam.)
  • A watch (in case your exam room does not have a clock that you can see easily).
  • Your social security number for identification purposes. (If you provide it, the number will appear on your AP Grade Reports.)
  • An AP-authorized calculator if you're taking an AP Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Physics, or Statistics Exam.
  • A ruler or straightedge if you're taking an AP Physics Exam.
  • A photo I.D. if you do not attend the school where you are taking the exam.

What Not to Bring

  • Books, compasses, correction fluid, dictionaries, highlighters, or notes.
  • Rulers and straightedges (except as noted above).
  • Scratch paper (notes can be made on portions of the exam booklets).
  • Typewriting equipment, 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.
  • Beepers, cellular phones, MP3 players, or personal digital assistants (PDAs).
  • Clothing (t-shirts, for example) with subject-related information.