AP Capstone Timeline

An overview of the AP Capstone Diploma™ program onboarding process and a general schedule for new schools participating in the program.

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Learn more about course and program deadlines for participating schools on the AP Seminar and AP Research course pages.

  1. 2023


    Sign-up form opens for prospective schools to take part in the AP Capstone Diploma program for fall 2024-25 implementation.

  2. 2023

    FRI, DEC 15, 2023

    11:59 PM ET

    Priority deadline to submit a sign-up form for fall 2024-25.

  3. 2024


    New AP Capstone schools begin registering teachers for required summer professional learning.

    Registration links are distributed by email only to the email addresses provided on the sign-up form.

  4. 2024


    Deadline for qualifying teachers to apply for the AP Capstone APSI fee waiver.

  5. 2024


    Teachers at new AP Capstone schools take part in required AP Seminar and/or AP Research professional learning.

  6. 2024


    AP Classroom for the 2024-25 school year is accessible to teachers with approved AP Course Audit forms.

    New teachers must complete summer professional learning in order to submit AP Course Audit forms.

  7. 2024


    AP Seminar and AP Research instruction begins.

  8. 2025

    JANUARY 31

    Final deadline to submit initial AP Course Audit materials for AP Seminar and AP Research.