Answers to questions about AP test scores
AP grade reports for tests taken in May are sent to the colleges or universities you designated beginning July 15. You can expect actual delivery by July 22. You should have designated the institution to which your grade reports should be sent to on your answer sheets or on subsequent grade report requests.
Some grade reports take longer to reach us for three main reasons:
If you requested your exams in May and they qualify for academic credit, the scores and credit will display on TritonLink in the student’s Academic History by July 25.
If your tests are not showing* on MyApplication and you have confirmed with College Board that all your scores were sent to us and two weeks have passed, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
* Make certain you selected University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA (school code 004836). There are several other universities in San Diego so it is important you select the correct school.
AP Calculus scores are used to verify prerequisites for math courses. Scores of 3 or higher on the AP calculus AB exam earn 4 units of math credit (8 units for BC scores of 3 or higher). Scores of 2 may be used to place into introductory calculus courses (see UC San Diego General Catalog - Advanced Placement Credit).
If you have received:
then you should request from the College Board that your AP Calculus scores be sent to UC San Diego immediately.
(NOTE: AP Calculus AB scores of 1 or BC scores of 1 or 2 WITH an AB subgrade of 1 will not satisfy any prerequisites for math courses.)
Check your AP Student Grade Report. If the College Code 4836 is listed, then your scores have been sent to the UC San Diego Admissions Office.
Since your AP calculus scores may not be received and posted before the online enrollment period, you should also send a copy of your AP Student Grade Reports showing your AP Calculus score to the Math Testing and Placement Office (fax 858-534-1011 or email email@example.com) as early as possible.
Include your PID, your desired math placement, and your contact information on the fax or email. Once the Math Testing and Placement Office has received your AP Student Grade Report, they will pre-authorize you to enroll in your desired math course subject to the prerequisite you met and the timely receipt of your fax or email.
To request International Baccalaureate (IB) transcripts, go to the IB website to read FAQs about transcripts and to an information page with a link to the form to request that your transcripts be sent to a university in the United States.
In order to complete the request form, you may need some of the following information:
University of California, San Diego
Office of Admissions and Relations with Schools
9500 Gilman Dr. # 0021
La Jolla, CA 92093-0021