SAT, PSAT 10, PSAT 8/9 Test Day Instructions
Test Day Instructions
for the SAT, PSAT 10 and PSAT 8/9
Date: Tuesday, April 9th for the SAT, PSAT 10 & PSAT 8/9
Arrival Time: 7:45 a.m.
7:45 - 8:00: Students arrive and will be taken to their testing rooms. All electronic devices will be collected. Pre-administration begins at 8:00 a.m.
DO NOT ARRIVE LATE! LATE ARRIVERS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN THE TESTING ROOMS.
APEX Site, Vinelife Church, 7845 Lookout Rd, Longmont, CO 80503
Approximate Pick-up Time:
SAT - 12:00 p.m.
SAT w/essay - 1:00 p.m.
SAT - extended time - 1:30 p.m.
PSAT 8/9 - 11:30 a.m.
PSAT 8/9 Extended Time - 12:30 p.m.
PSAT 10 - 11:30 a.m.
PSAT 10 - Extended Time - 1:00
What to Bring
A student ID (school ID, driver's license etc.)
Two or more No. 2 pencils with erasers (mechanical pencils are not allowed)
Epinephrine auto-injectors (e.g., EpiPens) are permitted without the need for accommodations. They must be placed in a clear bag and stored under the student’s desk during testing. For policies on other medications and medical devices, contact Services for Students with Disabilities.
Nice to Have
A watch (without an audible alarm)
Extra batteries and backup equipment—you’ll have to ask for permission to access them. They cannot be on your desk during the test.
A drink or snacks (for your break)
Breakfast before you arrive
What Not to Bring
Any devices, including digital watches, that can be used to record, transmit, receive, or play back audio, photographic, text, or video content. Audio players/recorders, tablets, laptops, notebooks, Google Glass, or any other personal computing devices
iPods or other MP3 players
iPads or other tablet devices
Laptops, notebooks, PDAs or any other personal computing devices
Any texting device
Cameras or any other photographic equipment
Separate timers of any type
Protractors, compasses, rulers
Highlighters, colored pens, colored pencils, mechanical pencils
Pamphlets or papers of any kind
Dictionaries or other books—there are no exceptions, even if English is not your first language
All Electronic Devices will need to be shut off and turned in before testing begins.
You’ll need to turn off all electronic devices during the test and even during breaks. Why? Test centers are serious about security and quiet, so prohibited devices—which include cell phones, tablets, and MP3 players—must be turned off and will be collected before testing begins. Better yet: Leave them at home.
If You Bring or Use Prohibited Devices
The test administration staff is encouraged to collect and hold phones and other prohibited electronic devices during the test administration, including break periods, or to deny admission to anyone who is in possession of a prohibited electronic device.
If your device makes noise or you are seen using it at any time, including during breaks, you may be dismissed immediately, your scores can be canceled, and the device may be confiscated and its contents inspected. The College Board is not responsible for loss or damage to personal items, including electronic devices, while you are in the test center.