• ACT Testing Information


    Test Date: Registration Deadline
    October 23, 2021 September 17, 2021
    December 11, 2021 November 5, 2021
    February 12, 2022 January 7, 2022
    April 2, 2022 February 25, 2022

    Before Test Date:ACT Testing Checklist

    • Access free practice resources at act.org/info-for-examinees
    • Acceptable forms of ID
      • Original- issued by a city/state/or your school
      • ID must be hard plastic card form
      • The photo must be clearly recognizable as you
    • Complete an ACT Student Identification Form – found under Test Day at actstudent.org

    On Test Day:

    • Report for testing at the time designated by your school- You will not be admitted if you are late
    • Bring the following items with you:
      • Acceptable photo ID or ACT Identification form
      • Sharpened, No.2 pencils and good eraser (No mechanical pencils or ink pens)
      • A permitted calculator
      • A watch (optional) to pace yourself. – Your test coordinator will announce when 5 minutes remain on each test
    • Do NOT bring the following items with you- you can’t use them
      • Any electronic device other than a permitted calculator (this includes a cell phone, smart watch, fitness band, media player, iPad, headphones, and camera- any device with recording, internet, communication, or calculator capabilities)
      • Textbooks, dictionaries, scratch paper, notes, or other aids
      • Highlighter pens. colored pens or pencils, or correction fluid/tape
      • reading material
      • Tobacco in any form

    At the test Site:

    • Understand what to expect:
      • All Terms and Conditions: Testing  Rules and Policies for the ACT Test  apply to testing and break times
      • Testing begins after all examinees are checked in
      • Testing takes 31/2 hours for ACT (No Writing)
      • A short break is scheduled after the first two test
      • All items brought in the test room may be searched
      • Items suspected of being used to engage in misconduct may be confiscated and retained
      • The prohibited use of any electronic devices is in effect from the time you are admitted to your test until you are dismissed at the end of the test
    • Specifically:
      • You may not handle or access a cell phone or electronic device at any time in the test room or during break times
      • All devices must be turned off and placed out of sight
      • If you access your device or if your device activates while in a test room or during break time, you will not be scored, and your device may be taken away
      • Watch must be removed and face up on the desk. They must remain in the test room, removed from the desk, and put away during break