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ACT Testing

American College Test, Inc

Testing Calendar for 2014-2015
ACT Assessment / ACT Assessment Plus Writing


ACT Assessment: $36.50
ACT Assessment Plus Writing: $52.50

Identification Requirements

Current (not-expired) official photo identification (i.e. driver’s license, passport, school ID) must be presented at check-in or you will not be permitted to test. The identification must be issued by a school or city/state/federal government agency; AND show your first and last name; AND the photograph must be clearly recognizable.  Furthermore, the name on the identification must be the same as the name on the roster and admission ticket.  The Admission ticket alone is not acceptable ID.  The ID provided must be original, not a photocopy or reproduction. If you have questions concerning ACT identification requirements, call ACT Test Administration several days before the test date at 319-337-1510.

Important Information

Prohibited Calculators
The following types of calculators are prohibited:

Standby Testing

If you miss the late deadline to register for a test date, or to request a test date or test center change, you may choose to sign in to your ACT account to request and pay for standby testing.

To be considered for admission to the test center, you must bring your Standby Ticket for that center and have your name on the Standby Roster at that test center. If you bring a ticket for another test date or a different test center, you will not be admitted. In addition, paper registration folders will not be accepted at the test center.

Standby requests must be submitted during a limited “Standby Request Period” before the test date. Requests cannot be accepted after the last date listed for each test date below.

Test Date

Standby Request Period

September 21, 2013

September 7 - September 13, 2013

October 26, 2013

October 12 - October 18, 2013

December 14, 2013

November 23 - December 6, 2013

February 8, 2014

January 25 - January 31, 2014

April 12, 2014

March 22 - April 4, 2014

June 14, 2014

May 24 - June 6, 2014


The following conditions apply to standby testing:

Testing for Students with Disabilities

If you currently receive accommodations in school due to a professionally diagnosed and documented disability, you may submit documentation to support a request for one of the following:

Read the Registering for the ACT bulletin or check “Students with Disabilites” at to determine which form of testing you should request.  Because advance arrangements are require, students requiring accommodations cannot test as standbys.

Contact ACT Special Circumstances at 319/337-1851for additional information. Find more information about the ACT at

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