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How to get PLA Credit: AP Exams

Advanced Placement (AP) Exams

Apply your AP Exam credit to your degree or certificate program.

You, your campus Testing Center, and the District Admissions & Records Office work together to follow these steps:

  1. You
    • Electronically send your AP test scores from CollegeBoard to TCC (preferred method)
    • If you take your scores to the Testing Center, you must include the fee receipt from CollegeBoard along with your AP test scores
  2. Testing Center
    • Documents and forwards petition to the District Admissions & Records Office, if applicable
  3. District Admissions & Records Office
    • Posts TSI status based on AP credit to be awarded
    • Applies credit to your transcript after current semester has ended, and grades have posted
  4. You
    • Check My Progress in the Student Planning module of MyTCCTrack to confirm credit(s) are posted



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Updated June 17, 2021