The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) The SAT Program offers two reliable, objective standardized tests. The SAT is administered seven times a year while the SAT Subject test is offered six times a year. It is used by colleges and universities to measure the critical thinking skills needed for college success.(Collegebord 2013). The SAT measures critical reading, mathematical reasoning and writing skills and Subject Tests measure knowledge and skills in five major subject area. The SAT Subject Test covers English, history,mathematics, science and foreign languages (Collegeboard 2013). For additional information, you may visit their website: www.collegeboard.com. On your scheduled test day you should prepare to arrive at the center 7:30am. Testing begins at 8:00am and will end approximately 12:30pm. The following is a list of what you should and should not bring to the test center: What to Bring What NOT to Bring Admission Ticket Cell phone, pager, electronics or cell phone calculator Acceptable photo identifcation Timer or watch with audible alarm or separate timers No. 2 pencils and soft eraser Electronic writing pad or pen, stylus, e,g., Palm, PDA Acceptable calculator (graphing and scientific) Calculator that has a QWERTY keyboard. Watch (without audible alarm) IPods, MP3 players, laptops, notebooks Test preparation material is available to help you become more familiar with the tests. Some of the material available is software, videos and books. A list of these products is maintained by the College Board. You may visit the College Board's web site: http://www.collegeboard.com/splash/ The 2016-2017 calendar of test dates are: TEST DATE REGISRATION DEADLINELATE REGISTRATION October 25, 2016 September 1, 2016 September 13, 2016 November 5, 2016 October 7, 2016 October 18, 2016 December 3, 2016 November 3, 2016 November 15, 2016 January 21, 2017 December 21, 2016 January 10, 2017 March 11, 2017 February 10, 2017 February 28, 2017 May 6, 2017 April 7, 2017 April 25, 2017 June 3, 2017 May 9, 2017 May 24, 2017 Click here for the 2015-2016 testing fees: http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/sat/calenfees/fees.html How to Contact The SAT Telephone 609-771-7600 Online www.collegebord.org. There may be times examinations are cancelled due to inclement weather or other emergencies. In such cases, please visit our welcome page or you may call 973-720-2570.