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What is the ACT Residual?

The ACT organization permits the administration of the ACT on this campus to students who: 1) are enrolled,  2) have been admitted, or 3) are applying to Angelo State University and are unable to test on a national test date. Results are reported only to Angelo State University. No high school reports are generated and no additional score reports will be generated to any other institution.

The ACT is a national college entrance examination. It assesses high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. The multiple-choice test covers four skill areas: English, mathematics, reading and science. 

Retest Restrictions

Students may take the ACT no more than 12 times total (National and Residual combined).  If a student tested previously through Residual Testing, the retest should be taken on a regularly scheduled ACT Test Date.  A minimum of 60 days must elapse before repeat Residual Testing.  If the retest restrictions are violated, the retest scores will be cancelled automatically without refund.


The ACT Residual is given on specific dates throughout the academic year. As a general rule, ACT Residual testing is scheduled prior to the start of each semester. Special Accommodation testing is not available through Residual testing. For Special Accommodation testing refer to the National ACT registration information. Upcoming exam dates are listed below.

  • 10:00am, Friday, Oct. 28
  • 10:00am, Monday, Dec. 19


Use the form on this page to register for an ACT Residual exam.  The Testing Center is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Registration forms submitted after 5:00 pm will not be processed until the next business day.  Complete and submit the registration to the Testing Center at least 48 hours prior to the exam date and time.  You are not officially registered for an exam until you receive a confirmation e-mail.


The fee for the ACT Residual is $60 cash only (exact amount).  Payment will be made at check-in on exam day. The testing fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. 

For More Information

Contact the Testing Center at 325-942-2624 or or visit Room 291 of the Vincent Nursing-Physical Science Building, 2333 Vanderventer Ave. The office is open 8 a.m.–noon and 1–5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Registration Form

Use this form to register for an ACT Residual exam at the Angelo State University Testing Center.

If you do not have an ASU e-mail address, please supply another e-mail address that you use.