The SAT is a standardized test that is widely used for college admissions and is typically taken by high school juniors and seniors. The SAT consists of three major sections: Critical Reading, Mathematics, and Writing. It assesses how well a test taker analyzes and solve problems. It is a pencil and paper test. Test Dates and Registration Registration is available on the SAT website. Check during online registration for The University of Alabama in Huntsville availability. Exams are given on Saturdays The University of Alabama in Huntsville offers the following exam dates: August 26, 2017 December 2, 2017 March 10, 2018 May 5, 2018 Test Day Information Bring your admission ticket printed with the correct test location, date, and time. Bring approved identification. Please see acceptable forms of identification on the SAT website. Bring several number 2 pencils. Mechanical pencils and pens are not allowed. SAT permits examinees to use a calculator. Every question on the SAT can be solved without a calculator, however, using a calculator on some questions may be helpful. For an approved list of calculators see the SAT website. Exam length is approximately 4 hours. Arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled exam time.