ACT: On-Campus Testing (Residual Exam)

About the Exam:

The ACT is an entrance exam used by most colleges and universities to make admissions decisions. It is a multiple-choice, pencil-and-paper test.

Notice: Scores for the ACT residual test at Missouri S&T cannot be transferred to any other institution.


The exam fee is $90 payable directly to the Missouri S&T Testing Center at the time of the appointment. Cash, check, or online payment is accepted.  

Registration and Scheduling:

Contact the Testing Center to schedule your appointment: (573)341-4222 or

Candidates seeking testing accommodations for the ACT Residual must submit appropriate documentation of their disability no later 3 weeks prior to their intended test date. Contact Student Accessibility and Testing services at or (573) 341-6655 for the documentation submission process.

  • Arrive 15 minutes early to the test site prior to your appointment.
  • Present a valid city/state/government-issued photo ID (driver’s license or passport). Your first and last name must match your ACT Residual registration information. Please see ACT Policy for unacceptable forms of ID.
  • You will pay your sitting fee when you check-in for the test.
  • Bring an approved calculator and No. 2 pencils. See the ACT approved calculator policy for details. Calculators will not be provided.
  • The exam is scheduled for 4 hours to complete.
  • Advanced registration for the Residual ACT test is required.
  • There is a minimum 60-day waiting period before re-testing.