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 5 - JUNE 9, 2023


JUNE 19 - JUNE 23, 2023
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 3, 2023
  • Deadline for Payments to be received: June 3, 2023

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 cu-apinst@claflin.edu. 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
Dr. 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 2023 AP Summer Institute will be available on March 1, 2023 and run through June 3, 2023. Late fees of $50.00 will apply to all registrations made after June 4, 2023. 

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

For more information email cu-apinst@claflin.edu  

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