Ordering Tests

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Schools and districts order all PSAT-related assessments on our ordering website. The easy-to-use tool walks users through a streamlined ordering process and provides up-to-date statuses for all orders on a single dashboard.

Important:

U.S. Schools: You Can Receive Materials Early

If you want to receive test materials early so students can fill out their identifying information before test day, choose our new pre-administration option on the test ordering website. For deadlines, go to:

Look for your access code in the registration announcement mailed to each school’s test coordinator in April. Contact us if you’re not on our mailing list.

You can also get your code via email using our access code request form. If the information you provide in the form matches our records, we’ll send your access code.

When you sign in, you’ll be able to:

  • Order standard test books
  • Order nonstandard test formats (for students with disabilities)
  • Request additional supervisor's manuals and student guides
  • Request PSAT/NMSQT fee waivers for 11th-graders

Test Dates

PSAT 10

Schools and districts can choose a PSAT 10 test date between Feb. 21 and April 14, 2017. To see deadlines for SSD requests and more, go to PSAT 10 Dates.

Important:

Parents and Students

Students sign up for the PSAT/NMSQT and the PSAT 10 at school.

PSAT/NMSQT

The PSAT/NMSQT is offered to 10th- and 11th-graders in the fall. Test day options for 2017:

  • Regular test day: Wednesday, Oct. 11
  • Saturday test day: Oct.14
  • Alternate test day: Wednesday, Oct. 25

We encourage all schools to test on Oct. 11 if possible. Doing so provides schools and districts with the most robust data and reports and helps simplify logistics for schools giving multiple assessments or testing multiple grades on the same day.  

Schools typically choose the alternate test date to accommodate religious holidays and school breaks. If your school arranges to test on the alternate date but is unable to at the last minute (due to a snow day, for example), there is no opportunity to test at a later time.

If your school’s participation was arranged by your state or district, check with them to see if any test date restrictions apply.

Fees

Fees are paid by schools. The cost to a student may be different if the student is in 11th grade and qualifies for a fee waiver or if the school covers all or part of the cost. Students should check with their school to find out their test fees.

In 2016-17, the fee for PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10 test books is $15 each.

See more information on fees

Test Formats for Students with Disabilities

After consulting with the SSD Coordinator, test coordinators order nonstandard test formats for students who need them.

Students must have College Board approval to use nonstandard test materials when they take the PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, SAT, and AP Exams.

The following formats can be ordered online:

  • Braille
  • Large-type
  • MP3 files
  • Reader's script

Learn more about students with disabilities and the PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10

District Ordering

Districts can sign in to the ordering website to choose test dates and order standard test materials for their schools. The site supports communications between districts and their schools, automatically notifying schools when districts place orders. This provides an easy way for schools to request order changes from their districts and enables districts to send bulk emails to their schools.

Get more information for districts