Hurricane Ian Update
September 28, 2022 Claflin Family: At approximately 4:10 p.m., South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency for South Carolina. As the safety of our students, faculty and staff is a major priority, Claflin University will close and classes will be canceled on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 12 p.m. Classes for Friday, September 30, 2022, will be held virtually. Students are encouraged to check Moodle for instructions from professors. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to seek safety away from the predicted affected (coastal) areas. Residential students who live in South Carolina or within a 4-hour radius are strongly encouraged to leave campus. However, residential students who are unable to leave campus must register with the Office of Residential Life no later than Thursday, September 29, at 10 a.m. by clicking here. The Office of Residential Life will be on-call to answer questions in case of emergencies at (803) 258-8981. The University Dining Center will operate on the following schedule: Thursday: Normal operations. No late night dining. Friday: Brunch (9 a.m. until 1 p.m.); Dinner (5 to 7 p.m.) Saturday & Sunday: Brunch (10 a.m. until 1 p.m.); Dinner (5 to 7 p.m.) * Meals will be take-out on Friday through Sunday. Pizza Hut and Starbucks will be closed. If conditions become worse (power outages, flooding, downed trees, etc.), the University will implement its emergency protocol and provide shelter and meals in the Jonas T. Kennedy Health and Wellness Complex (located on the campus of Claflin University). You are encouraged to visit the University’s website, where updates will be posted regarding University operations. Updates also will be posted through Panther Alerts (text messages), Panther X, and email. For general information and updates, please call the University’s Information Line at (803) 535-5243. In case of on-campus emergencies, please call Claflin University Public Safety at (803) 535-5444. You may also check the National Weather Service for up-to-date alerts at

AP Summer Institute


The AP Summer Institute is an intensive five-day professional development session offered at Claflin University. Facilitated by College-Board endorsed instructors, the AP Summer Institute helps teachers enhance teaching skills and content knowledge. Many of the instructors are also AP exam readers and are able to give participants a unique perspective into student performance on the AP exam. This fulfilling professional development experience is designed for current AP teachers and individuals hoping to add the AP endorsement to their teaching certificate. The course will fulfill the 45-hour requirement for the AP endorsement. In addition, participants can receive 3 graduate education credit hours.

JUNE 6 - JUNE 10, 2022


JUNE 20 - JUNE 24, 2022
Computer Science A
Music Theory
US History


Virtual Instructional Time
8:00 a.m. - Noon and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.


Registration Schedule

  • Registration Closes: June 4, 2021
  • Deadline for Payments to be received: June 3, 2022

Registration Fee

  •  South Carolina public school teachers: $350.00
  • Non-South Carolina public school teachers: $650.00
  • Computer Science A Lab fee: $50.00
  • Biology Lab fee: $50.00

Registration Fee includes

  • Cost of Instruction
  • Course Materials
  • Technology Fee

To Reserve Your Space in This Institute, please complete the registration and mail a check payable to Claflin University. Please include a copy of your teaching certificate and driver’s license via email at If you are not a certified teacher, you must submit an official copy of your transcript showing your most advanced degree.

If you wish to make payment with a Credit Card, please call the cashier's office number below:

Mail Checks to
Dora E. Waymer, Program Coordinator
AP Summer Institute 
400 Magnolia St./Bowen Hall 107
Claflin University 
Orangeburg, SC 29115 
803-535-5673 (0)

Note: Participant’s Name Should Be Listed on Checks.


In order for any refund to be given, we must be notified in writing BEFORE the institute begins. Schools may substitute a paid participant with another teacher in the same course without penalty. If a registration is cancelled for any reason, the individual or organization making the original tuition will receive:

1. A full refund, less an administrative fee of $25, if the cancellation request is received in writing before the first day of class.

2. No refund for a ‘No Show’ or for a cancellation request received on or after the first day of class.

Registration for the 2022 AP Summer Institute will be available on April 8, 2022 and run through June 3, 2022. Late fees of $50.00 will apply to all registrations made after June 4, 2022. 

A confirmation email will be sent upon receipt of a completed registration form.

For more information email  

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