2020–2021 SAT & ACT Important Dates

Find your upcoming ACT and SAT registration and testing dates below! Need help getting ready? Head over to our Test Prep section.
Please note these registration and testing dates are subject to change due to the ongoing pandemic.


Spring 2021 +
March 2021 +
  • 1 Late registration deadline for March 13, 2021 SAT test date
  • 1 Complete ACT scores released for February 6, 2021 test date
  • 12 Normal registration deadline for April 17, 2021 ACT test date
  • 13 SAT test date (Subject Tests not available)
  • 26 SAT multiple-choice scores released for March 13, 2021 test date
  • 26 Late registration deadline for April 17, 2021 ACT test date
  • 29 SAT essay scores released for March 13, 2021 test date
April 2021 +
  • 8 Normal registration deadline for May 8, 2021 SAT test date
  • 17 ACT test date
  • 20 ACT multiple-choice scores released for April 17, 2021 test date
  • 26 Late registration deadline for May 8, 2021 SAT test date
May 2021 +
  • 4 Complete ACT scores released for April 17, 2021 test date
  • 7 Normal registration deadline for June 5, 2021 SAT test date
  • 7 Normal registration deadline for June 12, 2021 ACT test date
  • 8 SAT Test date (Subject Tests available)
  • 21 SAT multiple-choice scores released for May 8, 2021 test date
  • 21 Late registration deadline for June 12, 2021 ACT test date
  • 24 SAT essay scores released for May 8, 2021 test date
  • 26 Late registration deadline for June 5, 2021 SAT test date
Summer 2020+
June 2020 +
  • 6 SAT test date canceled due to coronavirus
  • 13 ACT test date canceled due to coronavirus
  • 19 Normal registration deadline for July 18, 2020 ACT test date
  • 26 Late registration deadline for July 18, 2020 ACT test date
July 2020 +
  • 18 ACT test date (excluding state of New York)
  • 28 ACT multiple-choice scores released for July 18, 2020 test date
  • 31 Normal registration deadline for August 29, 2020 SAT test date
August 2020 +
  • 11 Complete ACT scores released for July 18, 2020 test date
  • 14 Normal registration deadline for September 12, 2020 ACT test date
  • 17 Late registration deadline for August 29, 2020 SAT test date
  • 28 Late registration deadline for September 12, 2020 ACT test date
  • 29 SAT Test date (Subject Tests available)
Fall 2020 +
September 2020 +
  • 3 Normal registration deadline for October 3, 2020 SAT test date
  • 11 SAT multiple-choice scores released for August 29, 2020 test date
  • 12 ACT test date
  • 18 Normal registration deadline for October 24, 2020 ACT test date
  • 21 Late registration deadline for October 3, 2020 SAT test date
  • 22 ACT multiple-choice scores released for September 12, 2020 test date
  • 26 Added SAT test date (Subject Tests not available)
  • 27 Late registration deadline for November 7, 2020 SAT test date
October 2020 +
  • 2 Late registration deadline for October 24, 2020 ACT test date
  • 3 SAT test date (Subject Tests available)
  • 6 Complete ACT scores released for September 12, 2020 test date
  • 8 Normal registration deadline for November 7, 2020 SAT test date
  • 9 Approximate SAT multiple-choice score release date for added September 26, 2020 test date
  • 12 Approximate SAT essay score release date for added September 26, 2020 test date
  • 13 SAT multiple-choice scores released for October 3, 2020 test date
  • 16 SAT essay scores released for October 3, 2020 test date
  • 24 ACT test date
November 2020 +
  • 3 ACT multiple-choice scores released for October 24, 2020 test date
  • 5 Normal registration deadline for December 18, 2020 SAT test date
  • 6 Normal registration deadline for December 12, 2020 ACT test date
  • 7 SAT test date (Subject Tests available)
  • 17 Complete ACT scores released for October 24, 2020 test date
  • 20 SAT multiple-choice scores released for November 7, 2020 test date
  • 20 Late registration deadline for December 12, 2020 ACT test date
  • 23 SAT essay scores released for November 7, 2020 test date
  • 24 Late registration deadline for December 5, 2020 SAT test date
Winter 2020–2021+
December 2020 +
  • 5 SAT Test date (Subject Tests available)
  • 12 ACT test date
  • 18 SAT multiple-choice scores released for December 5, 2020 test date
  • 21 SAT essay scores released for December 5, 2020 test date
  • 22 ACT multiple-choice scores released for December 12, 2020 test date
January 2021 +
  • 5 Complete ACT scores released for December 12, 2021 test date
  • 8 Normal registration deadline for February 6, 2021 ACT test date
  • 15 Late registration deadline for February 6, 2021 ACT test date
February 2021 +
  • 6 ACT Test date
  • 11 Normal registration deadline for March 13, 2021 SAT test date
  • 16 ACT multiple-choice scores released for February 6, 2021 test date