Technology Tasks

Is it time for you to install or update Bluebook?

Technology staff: work with your test coordinator to make sure your school or test center is ready for test day. 

1. Check testing rooms.

Help test coordinators select testing rooms with a strong, consistent Wi-Fi signal. Get guidance.

2. Decide how to provide internet access. 

All test takers and testing staff must connect to the internet on test day. 

SAT test centers are required to provide Wi-Fi access to guests and others who use personal devices. This includes:

  • Students and staff who use personal devices.
  • Students who don’t attend your school.
  • Staff who don’t work at your school.

Many test centers use a guest network to meet this requirement. If you need help, contact your network manager.

For AP Exams, schools and districts set policy.

3. Assess school-managed devices and install Bluebook.

  • For AP Exams, PSAT 8/9, and PSAT/NMSQT, check your devices to see if they can support Bluebook testing. Check Bluebook™ device specs.
  • Install Bluebook on school-managed testing devices for in-school testing. Get Bluebook.
  • Install Bluebook for students who attend your school and want to use their school-managed device at an international SAT administration. 

4. Configure your network.

Review Network Specifications, including bandwidth recommendations and firewall exceptions.

5. Check readiness.

In the week before the test:

  • Test your network configuration.
  • Make sure school-managed testing devices have the latest version of Bluebook.