The National SAT
Georgia Highlands College does not administer the National SAT. Visit the SAT website at www.collegeboard.com/ to find a local testing site, get general testing information, and register for the exam. The National SAT is given many times throughout the academic year. The National SAT may be taken more than once.
The On-Campus SAT
The On-Campus SAT is offered as an "emergency" test for those needing an SAT score to meet certain program or admission requirements. The On-Campus SAT is usually given twice a year (early spring and early fall) The On-Campus SAT may be taken only once in a three-year period.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, July 26, 12:00 noon
Cartersville Campus (Room 113) 9 a.m., Wednesday, August 28
Douglasville Campus (Room 109) 9 a.m., Wednesday, August 28
Floyd Campus (Library) 9 a.m. Thursday, August 29
Marietta Campus (Room D-168) 8:30 a.m. Friday, August 30
Paulding Campus (Room 112) 8:30 a.m. Friday, August 30
If you didn't register in time to take the Fall, 2013 on Campus SAT at GHC you might want to take the National SAT which is offered throughout the year at other schools. See the link above for College Board to check national testing dates and to register. The next ISAT at GHC will be in early February, 2014 with an early January, 2014 registration deadline.
To Register for the On-Campus SAT
Once the testing date has been posted, go to the accounting services/business office at a GHC campus/site to fill out an On-Campus SAT test request form. Be sure to list the testing date and the campus at which you will take your test (Cartersville, Douglasville, Floyd, Marietta or Paulding). Pay the Business Office the $40 NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE testing fee* and keep a copy of your receipt.
Testing materials are ordered only for those who register and pay by the registration deadline.
If you miss the test for which you registered, you cannot transfer your payment to a future test. ISAT test fees are non-refundable.
On Testing Day
Report to the testing site you indicated on the registration form at least 15 minutes before test time and bring the following items:
- a picture ID
- paid registration receipt
- two #2 pencils
- a calculator (optional but bring if desired)
Student must have a valid picture ID and paid receipt to be admitted to testing room. The test lasts approximately 4 hours.
Allow 1-3 business days, after your testing date, for scores to be mailed to you and to be posted in the student data base. We cannot give results over the phone or by email.
In general, scores for the On-Campus SAT taken at GHC are used only at GHC. The College Board will not certify these scores. Other colleges are not required to accept these scores. Transcript service from The College Board is not available for the On-Campus version of test. Students who have taken the On-Campus SAT at an institutional testing center (generally from another University System of Georgia unit) may not take it again without special permission of the GHC Assessment Coordinator. Remember, the On-Campus SAT may be taken only one in a three-year period.
Students needing special accommodations must self identify by contacting Student Support Services to allow for timely processing of their request.
*Fees may change without prior notice.