Residual ACT testing at Union College

Residual ACT testing at Union College.

What is Residual ACT testing?

ACT test scores are used for admissions, scholarships, and course placement at Union College. ACT offers two test options at Union College: the National ACT and the Residual ACT.

The National ACT is administered by ACT at Union College on pre-scheduled Sunday dates. Union College test center number is 024801, and a clergyman’s letter is available upon request. Scores are mailed to students after several weeks, they are good at any school and are used for acceptance, course placement, and scholarships. There is no waiting period before you can sign up to take the test again. Learn more and register at act.org.

The Residual ACT is for students who have applied to and will be attending Union College. Scores are available within two business days, they are good only at Union College and are used to test out of a prerequisite class or to increase freshman scholarships. Test dates are offered during new student orientation fall and spring semesters. Alternate dates November-September may be scheduled through the Career Center. Testing accommodations for students with professionally diagnosed disabilities can be made through our Teaching Learning Center when noted on the registration for the test. You must wait at least 60 days between taking Residual ACTs. Learn more and register below.

What do I need to know?

Taking the Residual ACT at Union College

You can Register to take the Residual ACT here. You will be contacted to arrange and/or confirm time and location.

Residual ACT Details
+ The Residual ACT is only open to incoming students who have been accepted to Union College.
+ Register below two weeks before your desired test date.
+ The results are only valid at Union College and will be emailed within 48 hours from testing.

When and Where
The next scheduled Residual ACT test dates are as follows:
+ January 12, 2020 at 8:30a in Dick Building 302
+ January 26, 2020 at 8:00a in Dick Building 302
+ March 29, 2020 at 8:00a in Ortner Center Shawnee-Porter
+ April 19, 2020 at 8:00a in Ortner Center Shawnee-Porter

Confirmation will be sent upon registering. To register now or to request another test date, complete the registration form below.

Test Preparation
Help studying for various standardized exams is available at studyguidezone.com and kaptest.com.

Test Day
On the day of the test, please arrive 15 minutes early with the following:

  • A valid ID with your name and photo (driver's license, passport, or Union College ID);
  • $55 cash or check written to "Union College Career Center" with the memo "Testing;"
    And the following testing materials:
  • ACT-permitted calculator with charged batteries (if taking the Mathematics portion)
  • Non-mechanical #2 pencils with erasers
  • Water bottle (no other food/snacks unless it's part of a documented accommodation).

Register to take the Residual ACT!

Ready to register?

Click here to register to take the Residual ACT at Union College. You will be contacted after registering to arrange and/or confirm time and location. Payment will be due at testing.

If you have questions, contact Trina Cress in the Career Center by phone (402.486.2540) or email (trina.cress@ucollege.edu).