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ACTR Testing

Residual American College Test


Testing Calendar for 2015 - 2016
(Test scores only valid for use at Stephen F. Austin State University)

Place: Kennedy Auditorium


Bring: Two #2 pencils, payment, valid photo identification and calculator - You may use a four-function, scientific, or graphing calculator. Prohibited calculators include all calculators in all of the following series: Casio: Algebra fx 2.0, ClassPad 300 and ClassPad 330, and all model numbers that begin with CFX-9970. Texas Instruments: All model numbers that begin with TI-89 or TI-92 and the TI-Nspire CAS. Hewlett-Packard: HP 48GII and all model numbers that begin with HP 40G, HP 49G or HP 50G. Calculators with a typewriter keypad (keys in QWERTY format) are not permitted. Other calculators may be added to the prohibited list by ACT. For a complete list of prohibited features and calculators, visit

Payment: $65.00 (Cash, check, money order payable to SFA, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, or American Express)

Pre-Registration is NOT Available FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED


CURRENT (NOT-EXPIRED) OFFICIAL PHOTO IDENTIFICATION (i.e. driver’s license, passport, current year 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 current and clearly recognizable. The ID must be an original, not a photocopy or reproduction (i.e., photo bearing driver’s license, photo bearing passport, photo bearing military identification card, photo bearing school identification card, or letter from high school on official school letterhead. Identification letter must show the examinee’s first and last names and must include a full physical description (age, gender, height, weight, race, hair and eye color) or a recent recognizable photograph with a school seal or school official’s signature overlapping a portion of the photo. Letters must be printed on original and official letterhead. If the official letterhead is computer generated or photocopied, it must be embossed with a raised or inked school seal. Student and school official must sign the letter in ink – student will re-sign the letter during check-in and letters will be collected by testing staff.

IDENTIFICATION NOT ACCEPTABLE: Social Security card, birth certificate, ID issued by employer, diploma, fishing or hunting license, driver’s permit without an official photo, and web page with photo.

Mechanical pencils, cellular telephones, beepers, cameras, and ALL photographic, communication, computer, and electronic devices are strictly prohibited in the testing room.

Food, drinks, gum, candy, and tobacco products are not permitted in the testing room.

Important Information

Calculator Policy

You may use a calculator on the ACT Assessment Mathematics Test (but not on any of the other tests in the ACT Assessment). You are not required to use a calculator.

You may use a 4 function (add, subtract, multiply, divide), scientific, or graphing calculator that is not listed on the prohibited list.

For a complete description of prohibited features and calculators, visit or call 800-498-6481 for a recorded message.

Prohibited Calculators

The following types of calculators are prohibited:

Test Duration and Test Scoring Information

Accommodations for Examinees with Disabilities:

If you require accommodations based on a professionally diagnosed and documented disability, you must submit documentation to support your request to SFASU Disability Services. All documentation must be submitted well in advance of ACT-Residual testing dates.

The only accommodations allowed for Residual Testing purposes are:

Contact SFASU Disability Services at 936-468-3004 if you need to submit documentation regarding special accommodations for the ACT-Residual listed above.

Physical Address:
Stephen F. Austin State University
Disability Services
2100 North Raguet
Human Services Building, Room 325
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

Mailing Address:
Stephen F. Austin State University
Disability Services
P.O. Box 6130, SFA Station

If Braille, large type, cassette, audio DVD version of the ACT, the assistance of a reader or any other accommodation not previously specified is required or if you are applying for scholarships or NCAA initial eligibility, you must contact ACT at (319) 337-1332 or under “Students with Disabilities.”  Residual Testing scores are not accepted for NCAA initial eligibility. The 60-retest restriction applies to all Residual Testing, including students with disabilities.


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