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Schools must be approved by the AP Program before they can offer the AP Capstone Diploma™ program.

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Application Timeline

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    • JAN-MAY 2019

    2019-20 application remains open for prospective schools to take part in AP Capstone™ Diploma program. Schools are notified of application status on a rolling basis.

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    • JUN 2019

    2020-21 application opens for prospective schools to take part in AP Capstone™ Diploma program.

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    • NOV 15, 2019 AT 11:59 P.M. ET

    2020-21 application priority deadline.

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    • DEC 2019

    Schools are notified of 2020-21 application status.

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For schools approved to participate in AP Capstone Diploma program

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    • Feb 2019

    Approved schools begin registering for required summer professional development.

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    • Jun-Aug 2019

    New teachers at approved schools take part in AP Seminar and AP Research professional development.

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    • Aug–Sep 2019

    AP Seminar and AP Research instruction begins at approved schools.

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    • Oct 1, 2019

    AP Seminar and AP Research course authorization deadline for approved schools.

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Go to the AP Seminar and AP Research course pages to learn more about program deadlines for participating schools.