Guidance Office: 203.245.6360

FAX: 203.245.6356


State Mandated Testing for All Juniors

NEW DATE: On Tuesday, April 24, 2018 all juniors will take the state mandated SAT testing during the school day.

In addition, on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 27 and 28th there will also be the mandated Next Generation Science Standard Test administered which replaces the former Connecticut Aptitude Performance Test (CAPT).

It is important that all juniors report to their assigned rooms on testing days by 7:25 AM with pencils, calculator (not provided) and a snack. Room assignments will be posted prior to each exam day outside the Career Center.

Registration will be completed here at Daniel Hand High School with no fees being assessed.

If you have any questions, please see your Guidance Counselor.

Annual College Fair

Join us Wednesday, April 25th from 6 - 7:30 PM in the gymnasium for our Annual College Fair. This is an excellent opportunity to introduce yourself to the over 110 colleges, universities, and military branches that are scheduled to attend.

Below is a current list of those scheduled to be in attendance. A complete/final list is available in the Guidance and Counseling Department and will be available at the College Fair.

Albertus Magnus College

American International College

Assumption College

Bay Path University

Bentley University

Bowdoin College

Brown University

Bryant University

Bucknell University

Central Connecticut State University

Champlain College

Colgate University

College of Mount Saint Vincent

College of the Holy Cross

Connecticut College

Curry College

Dickinson College

Eastern Connecticut State University

Elizabethtown College

Elms College

Elon University

Emerson College

Emmanuel College

Endicott College

Fairfield University

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Florham

Franklin Pierce University

Hamilton College

Haverford College

Hofstra University

Holy Apostles College and Seminary

Husson University

Iona College

Ithaca College

Johnson & Wales University - Providence

Keene State College

Lasell College

Lebanon Valley College

Lynn University

Manhattanville College

Marlboro College

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Merrimack College

Middlesex Community College

Mitchell College

Newbury College

Paier College of Arts

Pennsylvania State - University Park

Plymouth State University

Post University

Providence College

Purdue University – West Lafayette

Quinnipiac University

Regis College

Ringling College of Art and Design

Rochester Institute of Technology

Roger Williams University

Sacred Heart University

Saint Anselm College

Saint Joseph's College - Maine

Salve Regina University

Seton Hall University

Simmons College

Skidmore College

Southern Connecticut State University

Southern Vermont College

Springfield College

St John's University - New York

St. John's College - Annapolis

St. Thomas Aquinas College

Stonehill College

Stony Brook University (SUNY)

Suffolk University

The Catholic University of America

The College of New Jersey

The Princeton Review

The University of Alabama

The University of British Columbia

The University of Scranton

United States Air Force

United States Marine Corps

United States Navy

University of Bridgeport

Unity College

University at Albany (SUNY)

University of Connecticut

University of Dayton

University of Hartford

University of Maine- Farmington

University of Maine- Orono

University of Massachusetts- Dartmouth

University of Massachusetts- Amherst

University of Massachusetts- Boston

University of Massachusetts- Lowell

University of Michigan- Ann Arbor

University of New England

University of New Hampshire

University of New Haven

University of Notre Dame

University of Pittsburgh- Main Campus

University of Rhode Island

University of Richmond

University of Saint Joseph

University of Southern Maine

University of Tampa

Ursinus College

Vassar College

Villanova University

Wagner College

Western Connecticut State University

Western New England University

Yale University

SAT - 2018 Winter/Spring
Testing Dates
March 10 *February 9
March 21 *State required testing for all Juniors. Registration done at school.
May 5*April 16
June 2May 3

*DHHS is a designated testing location on these dates.

ACT - 2018 Winter/Spring
Testing Dates:
February 10January 12
April 14March 9
June 9May 4

Attention Parents/Guardians:

The guidance office frequently sends important information via Naviance to parent/guardian emails. Please make sure that you have an active email account in Naviance.


A review course will be offered here this Fall. The course will begin Monday, 9/24/2018 and end 10/10/2018. The classes are Monday through Thursday 2:10 - 3:10PM. The fee is $150 and the course is limited to 30 students.

For more information: