Prohibited Devices at SAT Exam Center

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Rules at SAT test takers must follow in order that they are not debarred from the SAT examination, so here is the list of prohibited devices basically consist of:

  • Cell phones or smart phones.
  • Audio players or recorders, tablets, laptops, notebooks or any other personal computing devices.
  • Separate timers.
  • Cameras or any other photographic device.
  • Any equipment including digital watches that can record, transmit, receive or play back audio, photographic, text or video content (with the exception of CD players used for Language with Listening Subject Tests only)

The test administration staff can collect, hold phones and other prohibited electronic devices during the test administration, including during break periods or to deny admission to anyone who is having a 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, scores can be canceled, and the device may be confiscated and its contents inspected. College Board is not responsible about loss or damage to personal items like electronic devices, while at the test center.

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