Fall 2016 SAT and ACT Test Dates

You will have three chances to sit for the SAT and ACT exams this fall.  Dates and registration deadlines are listed below.  The September ACT and October SAT/SAT Subject Tests will both be accepted by colleges that make use of October 15 and November 1 early application deadlines.  Some schools will accept the October ACT and November SAT/SAT Subject Tests for early applications but this is less common.

SAT/SAT Subject Tests Fall 2016 Test Dates (note: you can sit for either the SAT or the SAT Subject tests on any particular test date – you cannot sit for both)

Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration/Changes Deadline
October 1 September 1 September 20
November 5 October 7 October 25
December 3 November 3 November 22

*Note: The SAT Subject Tests are offered on all of these dates but not all subject tests are offered on every day.  See a full list of which tests are available which dates on the College Board’s website.

ACT Fall 2016 Test Dates

Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration/Changes Deadline
September 5 August 5 August 19
October 22 September 16 September 30
December 10 November 4 November 18

 Remember that a growing number of universities offer test-optional or test-flexible application processes.  A list of these schools can be found on FairTest.org’s website.

You are welcome, at any time, to review your current scores, test taking strategy, score reporting options/requirements and test prep opportunities with the College Counseling team.  We are eager to help you navigate this and all parts of the application process.

Mrs. Wendy Livingston, Associate Director of College Counseling
Norfolk Academy
Summer, 2016