AICP Exam Dates

AICP Certification Exam: May 2018

Application Window Opens:  December 1

Early Bird Application Deadline: December 7

Final Application Deadline: December 28

Testing Window: May 14-28

AICP Exam Prep

The Professional Development Officer has several copies of the Chapter President's Council Study Guide (on CD ROM) for FREE lending.  For more information please contact Brendan Griesemer, AICP, at or (417) 864-1695.

The exam has been updated starting with the May 2017 testing window.  Please see: regarding the changes.

There are numerous exam prep resources available on the internet.  The Pennsylvania Chapter has set up a helpful exam prep page.  It is available at:  Be sure to check out the PowerPoint of the AICP Exam Prep Webcast at the bottom of that page.

Ethics flash cards are available at:

Thoughts and Tips on Taking the AICP Exam


    The test is difficult and comprehensive (study)
    Not all questions are clear (slow down and read again)
    Some questions are a lot harder than others (and will take you longer to answer)
    Some questions have extraneous information (just like the rest of life)
    Some questions require you to exercise judgment (what’s both right and practical?)
    You can’t get everything right (so don’t sweat the wrong stuff)

Read more: Thoughts and Tips on Taking the AICP Exam

CM Grace Reporting Period

January 1-April 30 marks the 4-month grace reporting period for CM credits. The grace reporting period is available to those who did not reach the requisite 32 CM credits during the previous reporting period. 

APA Monthly Webcasts

Earn up to 66 CM credits on your computer – no cost to APA members. NOTE: To access the monthly webcasts participants will need is an internet connection. Below is a summary of the schedule including a session summary, instructor, date, time, and sponsoring chapter. For questions regarding these webcasts, please see our F.A.Q. Page. If you don't find what you are looking for, please contact our webcast coordinator.

Read more: APA Monthly Webcasts

Chapter Lending Library

The Missouri Chapter of APA offers members the opportunity to borrow training CD ROMs.  Click HERE to see the list of CD ROMs in the lending library, not all CDs may be available at any given time. CDs are available free of charge.  For more information please contact Michael Zeek, AICP, at or (314) 738-2232.