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SAT/ACT Information

SAT Registration Dates and Deadlines for 2014-15


Test Dates


U.S. Registration Deadlines (Expire at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, U.S.A.)


(a fee applies)

October 11, 2014

Subject Tests

September 12, 2014

September 26, 2014
(for mailed registrations)

September 30, 2014
(for registrations made online or by phone)

November 8, 2014

Subject Tests

October 9, 2014

October 24, 2014
(for mailed registrations)

October 28, 2014
(for registrations made online or by phone)

December 6, 2014

Subject Tests

November 6, 2014

November 21, 2014
(for mailed registrations)

November 24, 2014
(for registrations made online or by phone)

January 24, 2015

Subject Tests

December 29, 2014

January 9, 2015
(for mailed registrations)

January 13, 2015
(for registrations made online or by phone)

March 14, 2015

SAT only

February13, 2015

February 27, 2015
(for mailed registrations)

March 3, 2015
(for registrations made online or by phone)

May 2, 2015

Subject Tests

April 6, 2015

April 17, 2015
(for mailed registrations)

April 21, 2015
(for registrations made online or by phone) 

June 6, 2015

SAT & Subject Tests

May 8, 2015

May 22, 2015
(for mailed registrations)

May 27, 2015
(for registrations made online or by phone)

Important information for U.S. registration deadlines

  • U.S. deadlines apply to students testing in the United States and U.S. territories.
  • U.S. registration materials that are mailed must be postmarked by the U.S. deadlines. The deadlines expire at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, U.S.A..
  • On March 11, only the SAT is offered. 
  • Sunday administrations for students who cannot test on Saturday due to religious observance usually occur the day after each Saturday test date, except for October 19, which has been moved a week later to avoid conflict with a religious holiday.
  • The Language with Listening Tests are offered only in November.


How to Register for the SAT

  1. Login to sat.collegeboard.org
  2. Click on Register Now
  3. If you have not created an account, then click Sign Up
  4. Create your account by answering all the questions that apply to you.
  5. Make sure you send your test scores to the universities that you are planning to apply for.  If you don’t pick some schools now, you may be charged for sending score reports later on.
    • Sending Scores: Sending scores to CSU Mentor will send your scores to all the Cal State campuses. The SAT institution code for CSU Mentor is 3594. The UC campuses will share your scores if you send them to just one UC campus.

New policy: You must submit a photo with your registration for the SAT. The photo you provide will become part of your Admission Ticket. You will be asked to upload a digital photo during online registration. Your appearance in the photo must match how you will look on the day of the test or you will not be admitted to the test.

ACT Registration Dates and Deadlines for 2014-15



Test Date

Registration Deadline

(Late Fee Required)

September 13, 2014

August 8, 2014

August 9–22, 2014

October 25, 2014

September 19, 2014

September 20–October 3, 2014

December 13, 2014

November 7, 2014

November 8–21, 2014

February 7, 2015*

January 9, 2015

January 10–16, 2015

April 18, 2015

March 13, 2015

March 14–27, 2015

June 13, 2015

May 8, 2015

May 9–22, 2015

*No test centers are scheduled in New York for the February test date.



Free Online SAT / ACT / Subject Test Prep

Do you want to score your best and highest on the SAT and ACT?  Here are some great and FREE websites that provide great preparation for both tests along with help in many subjects.

  • sat.collegeboard.org : It’s where you register for the SAT.  You can practice a full practice SAT exam, study guide, and get question of the day.
  • actstudent.org/testprep : Get help, tips, study guide, and question of the day for the ACT from the creators of the exam.
  • Khanacademy.org: Has great videos and big and clear explanations for not just SAT math, but also many other high school subjects.
  • Number2.com : Free help for both SAT and ACT as well as GRE (exam most need to take when you apply for graduate school, meaning masters or doctoral degree school)
  • ineedapencil.ck12.org : Great help for the SAT with downloadable booklets
  • Zinch.com : Get 6 months of free PSAT, SAT, or ACT test prep now!  Also, provides scholarship opportunities and research on colleges.
  • Sparknotes.com : Sparknotes gives you free prep for SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, AP Exams, and GRE (for graduate school after your bachelor's)