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The College Board approves the following accommodations — and others — to ensure that eligible students with disabilities face no barriers when taking its exams.

The accommodations listed here are examples only; the list is not exhaustive. For details about the most typical accommodations, visit these pages:

If you don’t see the accommodation you’re looking for, submit and document your request anyway, and Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) will review it.


  • Large print (14 pt., 20 pt., other)
  • Human reader (Note: Reader reads entire test)
  • Use of a highlighter
  • Sign/orally present instruction
  • Magnification device
  • Colored overlays
  • Braille with raised line drawings, contracted
  • Raised line drawings (also called braille graphs and figures)
  • Braille device for written responses
  • Pre-recorded audio (MP3 via streaming)
  • Assistive technology–compatible test format


  • Verbal; dictated to scribe
  • Computer without spell-check/grammar/cut-and-paste features
  • Record answers in test booklet
  • Large print (large-block) answer sheet


  • Frequent breaks
  • Extended time
  • Limited time testing (also called multiple day testing) 
  • Late start testing


  • Small group setting
  • One to one (Private room)
  • Alternative test site (with proctor present)
  • Preferential seating
  • Wheelchair accessibility


  • Four-function calculator (use of basic four-function calculator on test sections that do not permit use of a calculator)
  • Auditory Amplification/FM system
  • Permission for food/drink/medication. NOTE: Epinephrine auto-injectors (e.g., EpiPens) are permitted in the testing room without the need for accommodations. They must be placed in a clear bag and stored under the student’s desk during testing.