National ACT
This standardized test is used to gain entrance into colleges and universities.


  1. What is the ACT?
    The ACT assessment is a standardized exam used for admission purposes. The exam measures skills in English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science.
  2. When can I take the ACT?
    The ACT exam is administered nationwide six times per year. Please see the ACT Registration Packet or visit the ACT website for the day, time and location.
  3. How can I register for the ACT?
    You can register to take the ACT in several ways:
    • Use ACT website
    • Use the national registration packet
    • Register by telephone at 1-800-526-6926.
  4. How much does it cost to register for the ACT?
    The registration fee is $52.00 for the ACT Assessment or $68.00 for the ACT Plus Writing.
  5. Where do I take the test?                                                                                                     The test is given in the Prothro-Yeager College of Humanities Building at the corner of Nocona Trail & Council Drive.  See your Admission Ticket for further information.

ACT Examination Dates

Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Location
July 13, 2019 June 14, 2019 June 15-24, 2019 Prothro Yeager
September 14, 2019 August 16, 2019 August 17-30, 2019 Prothro Yeager
October 26, 2019 September 20, 2019 September 21 - October 4, 2019 Prothro Yeager
December 14, 2019 November 8, 2019 November 9-22, 2019 Prothro Yeager
February 8, 2020 January 10, 2020 January 11-17, 2020 Prothro Yeager
April 4, 2020 February 28, 2020 February 29-March 13, 2020 Prothro Yeager
June 13, 2020 May 8, 2020 May 9-22, 2020 Prothro Yeager
July 18, 2020 June 19, 2020 June 20-26, 2020 Prothro Yeager

Residual ACT

During the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters, we offer the Residual ACT test each month in the Hardin South building, room 219. First-come, first served basis, maximum of 10 seats available.  The cost of the Residual ACT exam is $60.00, which is payable by cash, check or money order. The Residual ACT is not offered in the month of October.

Anyone needing special accommodations must contact the testing office prior to taking the Residual ACT.


  1. What is the Residual ACT and when is it offered?
    The Residual ACT is offered during each semester for students who fail to take the regular scheduled nationwide ACT exams. Residual ACT scores are not transferable to other educational institutions. 
  2. Test Dates: Fall & Spring - first Friday of the month @ 8:00 am. Summer dates vary due to the university being closed on Fridays.  Please call the Testing Center for Summer dates.
  3. Does the Residual ACT satisfy the NCAA admissions test requirements?
    No, only the national admissions exams satisfy the NCAA requirements for those students interested in participating in collegiate athletics.
  4. What is the waiting period between two residual exams?
    There is a 60-day waiting period between two residual exams.  If an examinee violates this waiting period, their scores will be cancelled by ACT and the testing fee will not be refunded.
  5. How much is the Residual ACT?
    The cost is $60.
  6. How can I register for the Residual ACT?
    You must pre-register here.