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Test-Specific Guidelines

Accommodations on the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT and AP

The process for obtaining accommodations is the same, regardless of whether a student will take the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT or AP. And, when a student's school annually verifies that he or she continues to receive the accommodations on school tests, the student will not need to reapply for accommodations for a different College Board test. However, because the tests are administered differently, there are also differences in the provision of accommodations after they are approved. Therefore, it is important to be familiar with procedures and policies of each College Board test.

The following provides test-specific information on the provision of accommodations to students on the:

Customized Entry Pages


Now you can request accommodations online.

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Sign in to SSD Online Disabilities Accommodation Management System.


  • Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD)
  • College Board SSD Program
  • P.O. Box 8060
  • Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864-0060
  • Phone: (609) 771-7137
  • FAX: (866) 360-0114
  • TTY: (609) 882-4118
  • Email:
  • Phones are available between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. (Eastern Time), Monday through Friday. You may also contact PSAT/NMSQT, SAT or AP for specific information about each program.

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