Cell Phones and Electronic Devices

Keep your phone at home on test day!

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The use of cell phones and certain other electronic devices as noted below is prohibited within SAT test centers, and you should not bring these devices to the test center.

Prohibited devices include, but are not limited to:

  • Cell phones or smart phones including BlackBerrys, iPhones or Android devices.
  • iPods or other MP3 players
  • iPads or other tablet devices
  • Laptops, notebooks, PDAs or any other personal computing devices
  • Pagers or any other texting devices
  • Separate timers of any type
  • Cameras or other photographic equipment
  • Any device capable of recording audio, photographic or video content, or capable of viewing or playing back such content — with the exception of CD players used for Language with Listening Subject Tests only

The test administration staff reserves the right to collect and hold cell phones and other prohibited electronic devices during the test administration, including during break periods, or to deny admission to anyone who is in possession of a cell phone or other prohibited electronic device.

If your device makes noise, or you are seen using it at any time, including during breaks, you may be dismissed immediately, your scores can be canceled, and the device may be confiscated and its contents inspected. College Board is not responsible for loss or damage to personal items, including electronic devices, while you are in the test center.