The National SAT
Georgia Highlands College does not administer the National SAT. Visit the SAT website at www.collegeboard.org/ 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: Monday, July 27, 5:00 p.m.
Cartersville - Wednesday, August 12, 9 a.m., Room 113
Douglasville - None scheduled, please choose another testing site
Floyd (Rome) - Wednesday, August 12, 9 a.m., Testing Center in Library
Marietta - Wednesday, August 12, 9 a.m., Room 231, Norton Building
Paulding - Wednesday, August 12, 9 a.m., Room 200
If you do not register in time to take the On-Campus SAT at GHC, you might consider the National SAT which is usually offered throughout the academic year at other area schools. See the College Board link above to view and register for national testing dates.
To Register for the On-Campus SAT
Before the registration deadline listed above, 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) and pay the Business Office the $70 NON-REFUNDABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE testing fee*. Keep a copy of your receipt and bring it with you on testing day.
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
At least 15 minutes before test time report to the testing site/room you indicated on the registration form.
Be sure to 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.
Food, drinks, cell phones or other electronic devices, papers or books are not permitted in the testing room.
Allow 1 to 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 our in-house SAT 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 Director of Testing Services at GHC. 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 the special accommodations request.
*Fees may change without prior notice.