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The student schedule is a busy one, full of activities essential for college and career preparation. Our list below highlights key events within the life of a student, including test dates, college fairs, and school holidays. Refer back here often – we’ll keep this calendar updated with important information that you can pass on to your students and families, helping them stay on track as they plan for the future.

2018


September 3, 2018 | Labor Day, No School

September 7, 2018 | SAT Registration Deadline
Registration deadline for the October 6, 2018 SAT. The late registration deadlines are September 18, 2018 (for mailed registrations) and September 26, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone).  SAT Subject Tests are available on this date.  To register, go here.

September 8, 2018| ACT 
The registration deadline for this test date is August 3, 2018. Late registration occurs August 11-26, 2018 with a late fee required. To register, go here.

September 28, 2018| ACT Registration Deadline 
The registration deadline for this test date is October 27, 2018.  Late registration occurs September 29-October 14, 2018 with a late fee required. To register, go here.


October 1, 2018 | Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) Becomes Available
For more information on completing the FAFSA, go here. And to complete the FAFSA, go here.

October 1, 2018 | CSS ProfileTM Becomes Available
To complete the PROFILE, go here

October 5, 2018 | SAT Registration Deadline
Registration deadline for the November 3, 2018 SAT. The late registration deadlines are October 16, 2018 (for mailed registrations) and October 24, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone). SAT Subject Tests are available on this date. To register, go here.

October 6, 2018 | SAT
The registration deadline for this test date is September 7, 2018, with late registration deadlines of September 18, 2018 (for mailed registrations) and September 26, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone). SAT Subject Tests are available on this date. To register, go here.

October 8, 2018 | Columbus Day, No School

October 23, 2018| FAFSA Day Event 
FAFSA Day MA is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  This event will be held at Amherst-Pelham High School @ 7pm.  A list of document to bring will be available in the confirmation email after registration.  Click here to register and view other locations throughout MA.

October 27, 2018| ACT Registration Deadline 
The registration deadline for this test date is September 28, 2018.  Late registration occurs September 29-October 14, 2018 with a late fee required. To register, go here.


November 2, 2018 | SAT Registration Deadline
Registration deadline for the December 1, 2018 SAT. The late registration deadlines are November 13, 2018 (for mailed registrations) and November 20, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone). SAT Subject Tests are available on this date. To register, go here.

November 2, 2018 | ACT Registration Deadline
Registration deadline for the December 8, 2018 ACT. Late registration occurs November 3-19, 2018 with a late fee required. To register, go here.

November 3, 2018 | SAT
The registration deadline for this test date is October 5, 2018, with late registration deadlines of October 16, 2017 (for mailed registrations) and October 24, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone). SAT Subject Tests are available on this date. To register, go here.

November 4, 2018 | FAFSA Day MA
The primary FAFSA Day MA events take place at 1pm at over 30 locations around MA. Some sites will hold their events at other dates and times – check here for the latest site information.

November 7, 2018| FAFSA Day Event 
FAFSA Day MA is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This event will be held at Bartlett Junior/Senior High School, @ 6-7:30pm.  A list of document to bring will be available in the confirmation email after registration.  Click here to register and view other locations throughout MA.

November 7, 2018| FAFSA Day Event 
FAFSA Day MA is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This event will be held at Marlborough High School, @ 6:30pm.  A list of document to bring will be available in the confirmation email after registration.  Click here to register and view other locations throughout MA.

November 8, 2018| FAFSA Day Event 
FAFSA Day MA is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  This event will be held at Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School@ 5pm.  A list of document to bring will be available in the confirmation email after registration.  Click here to register and view other locations throughout MA.

November 8, 2018 | MCAS High School Test Administration
ELA Composition Sessions A and B

November 9, 2018 | MCAS High School Test Administration
ELA Reading Comprehension Sessions 1 and 2

November 12, 2018 | Veterans Day (Observed), No School

November 13, 2018 | MCAS High School Test Administration
ELA Reading and Comprehension Session 3

November 14, 2018 | MCAS High School Test Administration
Mathematics Session 1

November 15, 2018| FAFSA Day Event 
FAFSA Day MA is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  This event will be held at Malden High School, 4-7pm.  A list of document to bring will be available in the confirmation email after registration.  Click here to register and view other locations throughout MA.

November 15, 2018 | MCAS High School Test Administration
Mathematics Session 2

November 22-23, 2018 | Thanksgiving Recess, No School


December 1, 2018 | SAT
The registration deadline for this test date is November 2, 2018, with late registration deadlines of November 13, 2018 (for mailed registrations) and November 20, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone). SAT Subject Tests are available on this date. To register, go here.

December 5, 2018| FAFSA Day Event 
FAFSA Day MA is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  This event will be held at Northeast Metro Tech High School@ 6pm.  A list of document to bring will be available in the confirmation email after registration.  Click here to register and view other locations throughout MA.

December 8, 2018 | ACT
The registration deadline for this test date is November 2, 2018. Late registration occurs November 3-19, 2018 with a late fee required. To register, go here.

December 24, 2018-January 1, 2019 | Winter Recess, No School


2019

January 1, 2019 | College Application Deadline for Many Schools
Make certain to check the application deadline for each college/university

January 4-February 7, 2019 | MCAS High School Test Administration
ACCESS for ELLs test sessions

January 11, 2019 | ACT Registration Deadline
Registration deadline for the February 9, 2019 ACT. Late registration occurs January 12-18, 2019 with a late fee required. To register, go here.

January 21, 2019 | Martin Luther King Day, No school

January 27, 2019| FAFSA Day Event 
FAFSA Day MA is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  This event will be held
at Burlington High School, @ 1pm.  A list of document to bring will be available in the confirmation email after registration.  Click here to register and view other locations throughout MA

January 27, 2019| FAFSA Day Event 
FAFSA Day MA is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  This event will be held
at Quinsigamond Community College.  A list of document to bring will be available in the confirmation email after registration.  Click here to register and view other locations throughout MA


February 6, 2019 | MCAS High School Test Administration
Biology Session 1

February 7, 2019 | MCAS High School Test Administration
Biology Session 2

February 8, 2019 | MCAS High School Test Administration
Last date for regular make-up testing

February 8, 2019 | SAT Registration Deadline
Registration deadline for the March 9, 2019 SAT. The late registration deadlines are February 19, 2019 (for mailed registrations) and February 27, 2019 (for registrations made online or by phone). SAT Subject Tests are not offered on this date. To register, go here.

February 9, 2019 | ACT
The registration deadline for this test date is January 11, 2019. Late registration occurs January 12-18, 2018 with a late fee required. To register, go here.

February 9, 2019| FAFSA Day Event 
FAFSA Day MA is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  This event will be held
at Middlesex Community College-Lowell Campus @ 1pm. A list of document to bring will be available in the confirmation email after registration.  Click here to register and view other locations throughout MA

February 18, 2019 | President’s Day, No School

February 18-22, 2019 | February Recess, No School

February 20, 2019| FAFSA Day Event 
FAFSA Day MA is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  This event will be held
at North Shore Community College-Lowell Campus 4-6pm. A list of document to bring will be available in the confirmation email after registration.  Click here to register and view other locations throughout MA


March 4, 2019 | MCAS High School Test Administration
ELA Composition Sessions A and B

March 5, 2019 | MCAS High School Test Administration
ELA Reading Comprehension Session 1 and 2

March 6, 2019 | MCAS High School Test Administration
ELA Reading Comprehension Session 3

March 7, 2019 | MCAS High School Test Administration
Mathematics Session 1

March 8, 2019 | MCAS High School Test Administration
Mathematics Session 2

March 8, 2019 | ACT Registration Deadline
Registration deadline for the April 13, 2019 ACT. Late registration occurs March 9-25, 2018 with a late fee required. To register, go here.

March 9, 2019 | SAT
The registration deadline for this test date is February 8, 2019, with late registration deadlines of February 19, 2019 (for mailed registrations) and February 27, 2019 (for registrations made online or by phone). SAT Subject Tests not offered on this date. To register, go here.


April 1-May 3, 2019 | MCAS-ELA Test Sessions
Spring 2019 MCAS Tests for Elementary and Middle Schools, Grades 3-8 ELA and Mathematics and Grades 5 and 8 Science and Technology/Engineering Tests (STE)

April 2-May 24, 2019 | MCAS-Mathematics Test Sessions
Spring 2019 MCAS Tests for Elementary and Middle Schools, Grades 3-8 ELA and Mathematics and Grades 5 and 8 Science and Technology Engineering Tests (STE)

April 3-May 24, 2019 | MCAS-STE Test Sessions
Spring 2019 MCAS Tests for Elementary and Middle Schools, Grades 3-8 ELA and Mathematics and Grades 5 and 8 Science and Technology Engineering Test (STE)

April 5, 2019 | SAT Registration Deadline
Registration deadline for the May 4, 2019 SAT. The late registration deadlines are April 16, 2019 (for mailed registrations) and April 24, 2019 (for registrations made online or by phone). SAT Subject Tests are not offered on this date. To register, go here.

April 14, 2019 | ACT
The registration deadline for this test date is March 9, 2018. Late registration occurs March 10-23, 2018 with a late fee required. To register, go here.

April 15, 2019 | Patriot’s Day, No School

April 15-19, 2019 | April Recess, No School


May 1, 2019 | College Enrollment Deposit Due

May 3, 2019 | SAT Registration Deadline
Registration deadline for the June 1, 2019 SAT. The late registration deadlines are May 14, 2019 (for mailed registrations) and May 22, 2019 (for registrations made online or by phone). SAT Subject Tests are available on this date. To register, go here.

May 3, 2019 | ACT Registration Deadline
Registration deadline for the June 8, 2019 ACT. Late registration occur May 17, 2018 with a late fee required. To register, go here.

May 4, 2019 | SAT
The registration deadline for this test date is April 5, 2019, with late registration deadlines of April 16, 2019 (for mailed registrations) and April 24, 2019 (for registrations made online or by phone). SAT Subject Tests are available on this date. To register, go here.

May 21, 2019 | MCAS Grade 10 Mathematics Test-Primary Date
Mathematics Session 1

May 22, 2019 | MCAS Grade 10 Mathematics Test-Primary Date
Mathematics Session 2

May 23, 2019 | MCAS Grade 10 Mathematics Test-Secondary Date
Mathematics Session 1

May 24, 2019 | MCAS Grade 10 Mathematics Test-Secondary Date
Mathematics Session 2

May 27, 2019 | Memorial Day, No School

May 28-June 14, 2019, 2019 | MCAS Biology and Introductory Physics Field Tests

Each school that administers the Biology or Introductory Physics tests in June will also administer a field test to a portion of its students.  Science and Technology Engineering Tests (STE) Session 1


June 1, 2019 | SAT
The registration deadline for this test date is May 3, 2019, with late registration deadlines of May 14, 2019 (for mailed registrations) and May 22, 2019 (for registrations made online or by phone). SAT Subject Tests are available on this date. To register, go here.

June 4, 2019, | MCAS STE Tests (Biology, Chemistry, Introductory Physics, Technology/Engineering)

Science and Technology Engineering Tests (STE) Session 1

June 5, 2019,| MCAS STE Tests (Biology, Chemistry, Introductory Physics, Technology/Engineering)

Science and Technology Engineering Tests (STE) Session 2

June 8, 2018 | ACT
The registration deadline for this test date is May 3, 2019. Late registration occurs May 4-20, 2019 with a late fee required. To register, go here.

June 14, 2019 | ACT Registration Deadline
Registration deadline for the July 13, 2019 ACT. Late registration occurs June 15-24, 2019 with a late fee required. To register, go here.


July 13, 2019 | ACT
The registration deadline for this test date is June 14, 2019. Late registration occurs June 15-24, 2019 with a late fee required. To register, go here.