The American College test is a national college entrance exam required for placement at UAM.
Many colleges throughout the United States require the ACT for admission. Check specific regulations for the college of your choice.
ACT Test Dates & Deadlines
2020-2021 Test Dates (National)
|Test Date||Registration Deadline||(Late Fee Required)|
September 11, 2021
|August 6, 2021||August 20, 2021|
October 23, 2021
|September 17, 2021||October 1, 2021|
December 11, 2021
|November 5, 2021||November 19, 2021|
February 12, 2022
|January 7, 2022||January 21, 2022|
April 2, 2022
|February 25, 2022||March 11, 2022|
June 11, 2022
|May 6, 2022||May 20, 2022|
July 16, 2022
|June 17, 2022||June 24, 2022|
How Do I Sign Up for the ACT?
Online registration is the fastest method. You will know immediately if your preferred test center has space for you to test, and you also can print your admission ticket from the website. How you sign up depends on where and how you plan to test: please visit http://www.act.org/content/act/en/register.html on how to register.
Reminder: Parents will need to register students under the age of 13
- If you plan to test at a national or international test center, sign up online by creating or logging in to your ACT Web account
- If you are requesting extended time or other accommodations for the first time, sign up online by creating or logging in to your ACT Web account or register by mail in addition to completing the application request and submitting required documentation.
- If you missed the late registration deadline, you can request standby testing online.
- If you are homebound or confined, cannot find a test center within 75 miles of your home (U.S. and Canada) or in your country (other locations), or you need a Sabbath/Sunday test center and one is not established within 75 miles of your home (or in your country if outside the U.S. or Canada), on all test dates, check the requirements for Arranged Testing.
Current ACT Cost
ACT (No Writing) $60.00
ACT plus Writing $85.00
Late Fee: $36.00
ACT School Code: 0110
All registration information is found on the ACT website: http://www.actstudent.org/index.html
Availability: National test dates are given and periodically additional local tests are given at some colleges. Contact the college you plan to attend for more information about On-Campus testing. Check the ACT Registration Bulletin for all information on national test dates and registration deadlines.
How to Register: Registration Bulletins for national test dates are available at the UAM testing Services Office located in Student Success Center Suite 201. Registration may be done online.
Time Required: Approximately four hours of actual testing time are required. However, additional time is required to complete the necessary identification and check-in. Plan to arrive promptly at the time designated on the schedule.
Important Note: On test date, a photo ID is required, or a letter from your high school counselor containing your physical description. The identification letter must be on your high school’s letterhead. Samples of acceptable forms of ID are located in the ACT Registration Bulletin.
Use of a calculator is permitted but not required.
The On-Campus testing program is available to ACT-participating colleges to administer the ACT to students who were unable to test on an ACT National testing date. On-Campus ACT testing is strictly limited only to students who have officially applied, have been admitted, or have enrolled at your institution. Scores from residual testing are reported only to your institution for admission, course placement, and advising purposes.
- Eligibility for Colleges — Only ACT-participating colleges are eligible for On-Campus testing for the purpose of obtaining data on their enrolled, admitted, or applicant students who were unable to take the ACT on a regularly scheduled test date in time to meet the college's deadlines.
- Eligibility for Students — ACT testing may be conducted on your campus for students who:
- 1) Have applied, 2) have been admitted, or 3) are enrolled at your college. Students who do not intend to attend your college must not take the ACT Residual testing on your campus.
- On-Campus ACT testing may be conducted on any dates arranged through the testing Center EXCEPT the regularly scheduled ACT National testing Dates and any additional licensing exams testing dates (i.e. PRAXIS, National EMT, CLEP or MAT)
- Scores from On-Campus testing are valid only at your college and cannot be transferred by transcript or other means to any other institution or agency.
- Scores from residual testing are reported only to the college administering the test.
- No Student Reports and no High School Reports are generated.
- No Additional Score Reports will be generated to report scores to any other institution.
- On-Campus ACT testing is not a practice test.
- On-Campus ACT testing is not for use with younger students.
- You may not provide testing to individuals who do not intend to attend your college.
- This ACT test is restricted to on-campus administrations. Test booklets may not be transported from campus to campus or to any off-campus locations.
- A minimum of 60 days must elapse before another On-Campus ACT test may be taken. Scores achieved before the minimum elapsed time will be cancelled without refund.
- ACT restricts the number of times a student may take the ACT to 12 times total. On-Campus testing DOES count toward that maximum. Scores that exceed the maximum will be canceled without refund.
2020-2021 On-Campus ACT Fees
- The On-Campus ACT can be administered with or without the writing test.
- $58 Multiple Choice ONLY
- $85 with writing
- Exam payments will be made by examinee to Cashiers Office prior to taking the Exam.