Fee Waiver FAQ: Educators

Fee Waiver FAQ: Students


How can I find out whether my students used their fee waivers?

Educators can access the Roster Report in the K–12 Reporting Portal to see which of their students registered for the SAT, who was absent on test day, who used a fee waiver to register, and more.

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When will I receive fee waivers for the coming year?

Schools received SAT weekend fee waiver codes accessible via the K–12 Reporting Portal on August 18. Accompanying fee waiver publications such as the SAT Fee Waivers Student Brochure and Counselor's Guide to Fee Waivers are available online for download or printing.

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How can I order more fee waiver materials?

You should have received enough fee waivers to serve your eligible students through the end of the school year, eliminating the need, in most cases, to call the College Board for additional supplies. However, if you need additional fee waiver materials,  please contact the SAT Educator Helpline.

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I am not a school. How can my organization help eligible students receive fee waivers?

If your organization is a non-high school that primarily serves low-income high school students and provides educational support services, you can encourage your students to request a fee waiver directly from College Board. Some organizations may have received fee waiver codes in prior years. Those codes do not expire, and organizations can continue to distribute their unused codes to eligible students.

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Are foreign born and international students eligible to receive fee waivers?

Fee waivers may be granted to eligible nationals of countries other than the United States only if they reside and test in the United States or United States territories.

Outside of the U.S., fee waivers may only be granted to eligible U.S. citizens residing outside the United States.

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Are homeschooled students eligible to receive fee waivers?

Homeschooled students who meet the financial eligibility requirements may request a fee waiver directly from College Board. They may also contact a local high school counselor to receive a fee waiver code but must provide proof of their eligibility (i.e., tax records or proof of enrollment in an aid program).

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Can schools use the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) to determine a student's eligibility for fee waiver benefits?

Schools and districts that meet the criteria and choose to participate in CEP can't use a student's enrollment in CEP to determine eligibility for fee waiver benefits. This is because all students in these schools or districts, regardless of family income, are automatically eligible for free meals. Accordingly, CEP schools and districts must determine each student's eligibility for fee waiver benefits.

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