Registering for the Test

a girl taking notes in class

Registration closed for 2019

PSAT 8/9 registration has concluded for the 2018–2019 school year. We hope you'll consider the opportunity when registration opens again next fall!

Cost and financial aid

The PSAT 8/9 requires a nonrefundable $42 fee. Financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis for students who are eligible for free or reduced lunch. Find more details and instructions.

The timeline

Registration opens September 1 for current members and October 1 new members.

Test Date
Paper Registration Postmark Deadline
Online Enrollment Deadline

 

1/19/2019

 

Wednesday, 11/28/2018

Monday, 12/10/2018

2/9/2019

Wednesday, 12/26/2018

Monday, 1/7/2019

2/10/2019

Deadlines are midnight eastern time.

Some test centers reach capacity before the deadline, so we recommend registering as early as possible.

Make-up days have been scheduled for Saturday, February 23, and Sunday, February 24, if a test center closes due to inclement weather.

Test center locations

Information on test centers for 2020 PSAT 8/9 testing will be posted in early September.

If you are an educator and your school is interested in hosting testing, please contact us by email at psat89tip@tip.duke.edu.

Testing policies

Find details on testing policies in our Program Policies and Agreement section.

Questions

If you have a question about registering your student for testing, send us an email at psat89tip@tip.duke.edu. Be sure to include your child’s name and your student’s TIP ID, if you have one.