Make sure you bring the following on test day:

  • Your up-to-date admission ticket – Log into your College Board account and print
  • Acceptable photo ID – Typically your school ID, driver’s license, or passport
  • At least two No. 2 pencils with erasers – Mechanical pencils are not permitted 
  • An approved calculator – Graphing calculators are the most common option 
  • Face covering – During pandemic conditions
  • Snacks and water – Avoid sugary drinks and snacks that will make you crash

For a comprehensive list of what to bring to the SAT — and what not to bring — see the College Board’s Test Day Checklist.