Counselor and Educator Resources

Help your students prepare for the ACT test with information found here on registration, preparing for test day, and using test results. All documents can be downloaded, printed, or shared via email and newsletters. Those with (*) are wonderful resources to share with your students.

For additional information, you may also direct your students to www.actstudent.org.


Test Dates in the U.S., U.S. Territories, and Canada

Test DateRegistration Deadline(Late Fee Required)
September 13, 2014 August 8, 2014 August 9–22, 2014
October 25, 2014 September 19, 2014 September 20–October 3, 2014
December 13, 2014 November 7, 2014 November 8–21, 2014
February 7, 2015* January 9, 2015 January 10–16, 2015
April 18, 2015 March 13, 2015 March 14–27, 2015
June 13, 2015 May 8, 2015 May 9–22, 2015

*No test centers are scheduled in New York for the February test date.

Test Date
September 12, 2015
October 24, 2015
December 12, 2015
February 6, 2016*
April 9, 2016
June 11, 2016**

*No test centers are scheduled in New York for the February test date.
**See Non-Saturday testing for information related to this test date.

Registration deadlines for 2015–2016 will be announced in March 2015.

Test Date
September 10, 2016
October 22, 2016
December 10, 2016
February 11, 2017*
April 8, 2017
June 10, 2017

*No test centers are scheduled in New York for the February test date.

Registration deadlines for 2016–2017 will be announced in March 2016.