SAT: Dates and a step-by-step guide to signing up

Laynie Rearick, Staff Writer

It’s that time of year again, juniors and seniors! Other than South’s in-school SAT day for juniors on October 12, test dates for the rest of the year are:

  • November 5
  • December 3

Registration for these dates are open currently.

The 2023 test dates are:

  • March 11
  • May 6
  • June 3

Registration for 2023 dates will open in February.



  • Go to the College Board website and sign in
  • Scroll down and find the SAT tab; it should be the first one on the left
  • Click “See All Dates”
  • Click the yellow Register button to register
    • It doesn’t matter which date you choose at this point; you can change the date later on!
  • College Board will ask you to confirm/enter personal information about yourself. It’s important to go through every page and make sure everything is accurate


  • Read the Terms and Conditions and click that you have and read and accept them
  • Confirm testing country/region, then pick the date you want to test
    • Registration fee is $60. If you qualify for a fee waiver, you will get 2 SAT tests for free.
  • Click where you’ll be testing
  • After clicking “Continue,” you will have 20 minutes to complete signing up before losing your seat


  • Upload a picture of yourself
    • Your picture must match how you’ll look on test day.


  • Confirm your registration

Congratulations, you’ve just signed up for the SAT! Before your test, make sure you get a good night’s sleep and eat a hearty breakfast.