American College Testing (ACT)

American College Testing (ACT) is given several times a year and measures aptitude of various subjects from a high school curriculum. This test is used for college admission. Calculators may be used on the math portion of the test. To register online, please go to

Preparing for the ACT Test

Important information about the ACT: 

  • $42.50 per ACT non-writing test, $58.50 per ACT plus writing test.
  • There is a late registration fee of $27.50 and there is a standby fee of $51.00 (either fee is in addition to the cost of the test).
  • If you choose to change the date of your test or change the testing location (please visit ACT's website for specific details on when those changes are allowed) there is a fee of $25.00.
  • Testing fees are not collected in the office of TDS. Test-takers must pay their fees directly to ACT.
  • To obtain a visitor parking pass, please visit Parking and Transportation Services located in the Public Safety Building on the Summerville Campus.


Test Date Registration Deadline Late Fee Required
06/09/2018 04/28/2018 TBA
07/14/2018 06/02/2018 TBA
10/27/2018 09/15/2018 TBA
12/8/2018 10/27/2018 TBA
04/13/2019 03/02/2019 TBA
06/08/2019 04/27/2019 TBA