Residual On-Campus ACT

Exam Fees



Scores will be ready two business days after exam completion.  All score reports will be mailed unless examinee requests to pick up the scores.  In this case only the examinee can pick up scores with a valid ID.  The score is only valid for the following semester proceeding your exam.

What Kind of Calculators are Allowed?

You may use any four-function, scientific, or graphing calculator, unless it has features described in the Prohibited Calculators list below.

Prohibited Calculators:
  • Calculators with built-in algebra systems
  • Texas Instruments:
    • All model numbers that begin with TI-89 or TI-92 and the TI-Nspire CAS
    • Note: The TI-Nspire (non-CAS) is permitted.
  • Hewlett Packard:
    • HP 48GII and all model numbers that begin with HP40G, HP 49G, or HP 50G
  • Casio:
    • Algebra fx 2.0, ClassPad 300, and all model numbers that begin with CFX-9970
  • Handheld, tablet, or laptop computers, including PDAs
  • Electronic writing pads or pen-input devices- Note: The Sharp EL 9600 is permitted.
  • Calculators built into cell phones or any other electronic communication devices
  • Calculators with a typewrite keypad (letter keys in QWERTY format) - Note: Letter keys not in QWERTY format are permitted.

List of Approved Calculators

Testing Schedule 

Residual ACT Dates
Exam Date Reporting Time
June 13, 2022 8:45 AM
June 27, 2022 8:45 AM
July 18, 2022 8:45 AM
July 25, 2022 8:45 AM
August 8, 2022 8:45 AM
August 15, 2022 8:45 AM

What to Bring on Test Day

You will need a valid (non-expired) photo ID. Download the full list of acceptable ID's


  • Driver's license
  • State ID
  • Passport
  • School ID
  • Military ID with photo and signature
  • Sealed Letter from School Counselor or Principal on School Letterhead

You will need #2 pencils. You may not use a mechanical pencil, or ink pen.

You may bring an approved calculator.

List of Approved Calculators

When Can I Retake the Residual ACT?

You may only take ONE Residual ACT in a 60 day period.  Any retakes will be subject to score cancellation and no refund will be given.

Test Preparation Resources

Visit the following website for test prep materials:

Testing Accommodations

To request accommodations for the Residual ACT because of a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act of 1990 including the amendments of 2008, you must:

  • Register with the Accessibility Resource Center (ARC), submit documentation of your disability, and meet with the director of the ARC at least 1 week before your test date.
  • To register with the ARC or review disability documentation guidelines: Accessibility Resource Center (
  • For more information about disability-related testing accommodations, please contact the ARC at or 409-880-8347

The Center for Career and Professional Development and the person requesting accommodations will be notified of any assigned testing accommodations prior to the test date. No accommodations will be granted without documentation of disability being on file with the Accessibility Resource Center.

Possible testing accommodations that must be requested at least four weeks prior to the test date are:

  • Extended Time (Time and One-Half or Double Time)
  • Distraction-Reduced Environment
  • Sign Language Interpreter
  • Reader
  • Braille
  • Auto Compact Disk
  • Accessibility Preferences: Choice of Font/ Size/ Color
  • Paper-Based version
  • Scribe
  • Large Print

Assistive technology software is also available:

  • Read & Write Gold
  • Magic
  • JAWS
  • Fusion
  • Natural Reader

For more information, contact the Accessibility Resource Center at 409-880-8347, , or visit the Communication Building, Room 105.

Register for the Residual ACT

Contact Us

Department Address
Lamar University
4400 S. MLK Jr. Parkway
Galloway Business Building, Suite 102
Beaumont, Texas 77705

Testing Location
Hayes Biology Building, Suite 101

Phone: (409) 880-8878
General Questions

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Office Hours

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Testing Lab Hours

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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