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PSAT 8/9 Testing

The dates listed below are key deadlines and milestones for schools administering the digital PSAT 8/9 between September 24, 2018, and January 25, 2019.

For weekly to-dos during the countdown to test day, see the coordinator checklist.

August 28, 2018

  • Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) opens to test coordinators
  • Training opens

September 12, 2018

September 13, 2018

  • Deadline to submit initial bulk registration file if testing the week of October 8. The deadline to submit final updates successfully is two days before test day.

September 20, 2018

  • Deadline to submit initial bulk registration file if testing the week of October 15. The deadline to submit final updates successfully is two days before test day.

September 24, 2018

  • Digital PSAT 8/9 testing opens

September 27, 2018

  • Deadline to submit initial bulk registration file if testing the week of October 22. The deadline to submit final updates successfully is two days before test day.

December 2018

  • PSAT 8/9 score delivery begins (exact timing varies by test day)

January 25, 2019

  • Digital PSAT 8/9 testing closes