PSAT/NMSQT Test Dates and Deadlines for Educators

The PSAT/NMSQT is offered on these dates:

  • Primary test day: Wednesday, October 12, 2022
  • Saturday test day: October 15, 2022
  • Alternate test day: Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Date Milestone
Apr 27 Ordering opens.
Jun 24 Schools that order by this date will be eligible to get their student guides early.
Aug 3 Deadline for schools outside the U.S. to decrease PSAT/NMSQT test book orders.
Aug 23 Deadline for schools to request SSD testing accommodations.
By Sept 14 Schools outside the U.S. testing on Oct 12 and Oct 15 begin to receive test materials.
Sept 14
  • Deadline for U.S. schools to order, increase, or decrease PSAT/NMSQT test materials.
  • Deadline for schools outside the U.S. to order or increase standard and accommodated PSAT/NMSQT test materials.
  • Deadline for U.S. schools to order PSAT/NMSQT accommodated test materials.
By Sep 30 Schools outside the U.S. testing on Oct 25 receive test materials.
By Oct 5 U.S. schools testing on Oct 12 and Oct 15 receive test materials.
Oct 12 Primary test day.
Oct 13 Deadline to return answer sheets from the Oct 12 test administration.
Oct 15 Saturday PSAT/NMSQT test day.
Oct 17 Deadline to return answer sheets from the Oct 15 administration.
Oct 19 U.S. schools testing on Oct 25 receive all test materials.
Oct 25 Alternate PSAT/NMSQT test day.
Oct 26 Deadline to return answer sheets from the Oct 25 administration.
Late Nov Scores are available to educators online in the K–12 reporting portal.
Dec 5–6 Student scores are released online. Score availability depends on the state from which students are accessing scores.

Anticipated PSAT/NMSQT Dates

2023 dates for the PSAT/NMSQT will be announced at a later time.

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