THIS WEBPAGE WILL HAVE UPDATES UNTIL THE FALL 2021 TERM BEGINS, SO CHECK BACK OFTEN.
For those who pass, the results of the placement exams will be posted to your transcripts by your home school once the Math Dept has verified and completed processing the results. Please allow until 3 weeks from the second exam date for your credits to be posted. Students will be informed of their passing of the AP exams within 2-3 days of the first exam date. Makeup exam results will be graded and reported out to students by their Spring course professor and could take longer.
Students registered with SDS will take their makeup or placement exams on Tuesday, Sept 7th from 6pm to TBA. (Eastern time). You will not be able to take a second AP exam due to time contraints. We apologize for the inconvenience.
STUDENTS TAKING A POSTPONED (MAKE-UP) EXAM FOR A SPRING 2021 COURSE SHOULD CONTACT THEIR SPRING 2021 INSTRUCTOR TO MAKE ALTERNATE ARRANGEMENTS IF THEY HAVE A CONFLICT WITH THE EXAM TIME BELOW. STUDENTS SEEKING CREDIT BY EXAM MUST WAIT FOR THE SPRING 2022 CREDIT EXAMS IN THE EVENT OF A TIME CONFLICT.
Students taking their AP exams on Sept 1st will be able to take 2 placement exams only (which must be taken in numerical order). However, if you don't pass the first day of AP exams, you will not be allowed to take the second day of AP exams. These exams are open to all UPenn students and will be available online only. In person exams have been suspended due to Covid-19.
Students taking non-calculus makeup exams should contact their Spring 2021 instructors for further information regarding the test results.
Those registering should self-enroll in the canvas site that is dedicated to the exam you will take (only register for 1 exam) using the links at the bottom of this webpage. There will be a second signup sheet for those students who want to take a second unit of AP exams. This site should be among the canvas sites you see when you log into canvas. Go to the canvas site of your exam to read how the exam will run. We would like you to be familiar with the process of scanning and uploading your answers before the exam itself. Step by step instructions for completing this assignment are given on the canvas site.
Spring Postponed (Make-Up) Exams
Date: Wednesday, Sept 1st
Time: 6-8 PM (Eastern time)
Place: Online Only
No calculators or additional materials are allowed
Credit by Exam: Credit Exams for Math 104, 114, 240, 241
Date: Wednesday, Sept 1, 2021
Time: 6-8 PM
Place: Online only
No calculators are allowed.
You must provide your Penn ID to take the exams. All exam takers must stay for the 2 hour duration of the exam.
Credit by Exam: The second unit credit exams for 114, 240 and 241
Date: Tuesday, Sept 7th
Time: 6-8pm Easter Standard Time
Place: Online Only
No calculators are allowed
Note: These "second unit AP credit" exams on the material in Math 114, 240 and 241 are for those who already took and passed the first day of AP calculus exams and also wish to take the next sequence of the calculus course to get a second unit of credit "only".
You cannot take the second exam unless you passed the first day's exam. You will receive 1 unit of AP credit if you pass the first exam. If you pass both exams you will receive 2 units of AP credit (no grade will be posted).
The credit exams are pass/fail, if you pass (getting 85% or more correct), just the AP credit will show up on your transcript. It doesn't affect your gpa. If you fail, you can take the credit exam again the next semester that it is given. Failed AP attempts will not appear on your trancripts. Our placement exams are given during the Fall and Spring semesters only, normally within the 2nd week of classes.
Only students that passed the Sept. 1 exam or who have special permission from the math department can take the second exam. It takes place on Sept. 7th, here is the link to self-enroll for the Sept. 7 Exam:
Incoming first-year students MUST take the online Canvas Diagnostic Exam during the Advanced Registration period and report their scores to their academic advisor. In addition to the Diagnostic Exam, first-year students may also take our Credit By Exam(s) .