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National Test Dates

National test dates are for the United States, United States territories, and Puerto Rico. If you have missed the late registration deadline for a test date, you may be able to request standby testing.

All requests for accommodations and English Learner supports, including appeals, must be submitted by the late registration deadline through the Test Accessibility and Accommodations (TAA) system. Accommodations and English learner supports are not available for standby testing.

Registration dates for Fall 2020: (Registration opens the last week of July.)

  • Saturday, September 12
  • Sunday, September 13
  • Saturday, September 19
  • Saturday, October 10
  • Saturday, October 17
  • Saturday, October 24
  • Sunday, October 25

More information about non-Saturday testing is available here.

Online Registration

Register for the ACT Test here

What You Will Need To Register:

  • About 40 minutes
  • Computer with internet
  • Credit card or other payment
  • High school course details
  • Headshot photo

Information to Have Ready

We Need Your Photo!

As part of your registration process and ACT test security requirements, you will be asked to provide a recent photo of yourself.
Learn more about format and sizesystem requirements, and photo upload deadlines.
Photo Requirements

Accommodations and English Learner (EL) Supports

Before you register, learn more about the process to request accommodations or English Learner (EL) supports.
Requesting Accommodations

Where should you test?

Search for an ACT test center near you.
Test Center Locator

Technical Requirements

Operating systems: Windows (XP, Vista, 7, or 8)Mac OS (10.5 or higher) 
Browsers: Internet Explorer (version 8 or higher), Chrome (version 18 or higher), Firefox (version 7 or higher), Safari (version 5 or higher)

Your High School Code

You’ll need this code to register.
High School Code Lookup

Testing With or Without Writing?

The ACT test can be taken with or without the writing portion. Find out what the college you want to attend has decided about whether the ACT with Writing is required for admission.
Check Requirements

Parent Email Address

This is an optional but important communication link between the student and ACT.

Calculator Policy

To learn what calculators can be used during the test, see our Calculator Policy:
Calculator policy (PDF)

How Much Does the ACT Cost?

Wondering how much the ACT will cost, or if you are eligible for a fee waiver? 
Remember, you are success! Create your own success and don’t let anything stop you. If you’re having trouble paying for the ACT test, learn more about our fee waiver program and free learning resources.

Saying “Yes” to EOS

When you register you can opt-in to ACT’s Educational Opportunity Service (EOS). EOS will connect you with colleges, universities, and financial aid institutions based on your plans and interests. Expand your vision for college and open up new ways to pay for it.
View Infographic

SAT

2020-21 SAT Administration Dates and Deadlines

SAT Test DateRegistration DeadlineLate Registration Deadline
August 29, 2020July 31, 2020August 11, 2020 (Mailed)
August 18, 2020 (Online or Phone)
September 26, 2020August 26, 2020September 15, 2020 (Online or Phone)
October 3, 2020September 4, 2020September 15, 2020 (Mailed)
September 22, 2020 (Online or Phone)
November 7, 2020October 7, 2020October 20, 2020 (Mailed)
October 27, 2020 (Online or Phone)
December 5, 2020November 5, 2020November 17, 2020 (Mailed)
November 24, 2020 (Online or Phone)
March 13, 2021February 12, 2021February 23, 2021 (Mailed)
March 2, 2021 (Online or Phone)
May 8, 2021April 8, 2021April 20, 2021 (Mailed)
April 27, 2021 (Online or Phone)
June 5, 2021May 6, 2021May 18, 2021 (Mailed)
May 26, 2021 (Online or Phone)

SAT registration and other important information is available here.

PSAT

The PSAT test date is Saturday, October 17, 2020 at LSE. PSAT is an options test given to 11th graders and interested 10th graders who have pre-registered.

ACCUPLACER

ACCUPLACER Test-Computer based test for Southeast Community College-Beatrice, Lincoln, Milford.

LSE dates for the ACCUPLACER test are to be determined.

Sign up in the Counseling Center.

ASVAB Test

ASVAB Test-Computer based test for Military placement. This test is also used for career exploration. Additional information is available here.

LSE dates for the ASVAB test are to be determined.

Sign up in the Counseling Center.