ACT On-Campus Test 

ACT On-Campus Test & Eligibility

SSU administers both the ACT National Test and the ACT On-Campus Test (formerly ACT Residual Test). Both tests are essentially the same, but have different policies and procedures. To review the policies and register for the ACT National test, please go to

Review the information below for the ACT On-Campus Test.

The ACT On-Campus Test is given only to eligible students who:

In addition, the ACT On-Campus Test:

Test Accommodations

Test accommodations for examinees with disabilities must be requested, reviewed and approved prior to testing. The request with appropriate documentation should be submitted at least 2-3 weeks prior to the test date through the Office of Disability Services with required documentation. For more information on the process for approval contact the Disabilities Resource Center at 912.358.3115.  


The ACT On-Campus Test is a paper-based test and takes approximately 3 ½ - 4 hours. The test consists of four (4) timed multiple-choice sections – English, Math, Reading, and Science. It is offered several times throughout the year (with the exception of October and national test dates). The ACT On-Campus Test with Essay option is not offered at Savannah State University. The cost is $73 at the time of registration.

Test Dates & Registration


Pre-registration and payment of test fees ($73) are simple and easy. Go to (Click “Register for Exam”) and follow the prompts to complete registration timely. Test candidates must be eligible to take the ACT On-Campus Test prior to test registration/payment. You are encouraged to register at least 24-48 hours in advance of the test date to confirm eligibility and seat availability.  

Test Day

Late arrivals will not be admitted and should expect to reschedule for the next available test date. 

Test Scores


Test candidates must wait 60 days before retaking the ACT On-Campus Test, but may take the National ACT when available. Retests prior to 60 days will be voided without refund.


Study guides for the ACT Test are available at most bookstores and libraries. Additional preparation information may be found on the official ACT website:

Frequently Asked Questions

Please review the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers as you prepare to take the ACT On-Campus Test.