The on-campus ACT will offer the same multiple choice /no writing as national testing.
However, on-campus test scores will be valid only for the three Iowa Regent Institutions. Results are non-transferrable to high schools, other colleges, or agencies. Results will be uploaded to the Board of Regents data warehouse and accessible to all three Iowa Regent Institutions for the purpose of recruitment outreach and admissions. Additionally, partner community colleges will be able to request the ACT data for placement.
There will be limited test dates at six Iowa sites below:
Test Takers must meet all requirements below:
Registration fee is $80.00, paid online by credit card after you have selected a test date and time.If you qualify for fee waiver or testing accommodations, instructions will be available on the Registration page.
DO NOT GO TO THE TEST LOCATION! Please contact the ACT Coordinator, they will notify your test location and will also work to apply a credit towards your payment.
The University of Iowa credit card payment system accepts any valid American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa card.
You will receive your test results via email approximately 3-4 weeks after you have completed the test.
If you have not received an email after that period, please contact the ACT Coordinator.
Results will be uploaded to the Board of Regents data warehouse and accessible to all three Iowa Regent Institutions (Iowa State University, the University of Iowa, the University of Northern Iowa) for the purpose of recruitment outreach and admissions.
You are not permitted to use or access the following items while in the test room:
Your ticket provides helpful reminders such as time, testing date, test center location. It may have messages specific to your testing location, such as where to park or which building and entrance to use. It also reminds students they are required to bring a photo ID and to wear a face mask to be admitted. Please read your ticket carefully prior to test day.