The score from an ACT-Residual test at UMSL is only to be used at UMSL. ACT-R scores cannot be transferred to other institutions.

Students are asked to please arrive at the test site 15 minutes before testing time in order to guarantee prompt admission to test room.

The ACT Residual is approximately four hours long. The cost is $35.00 which must be paid at the Cashier's Office in room 285 Millennium Student Center before the beginning of the test. Students may pay for this test with cash, check, money order or debit card, only. Please check the office hours of the Cashier's Office.

At the time of test administration, you must present the payment receipt along with your picture I.D. Please bring two #2 pencils. You may bring an acceptable four-function, scientific or graphing calculator to use only on the Mathematics portion of the test. (Calculators will not be provided nor may they be shared.)

Review material for individual tests may be available on the web. We suggest that you do a search with the name of the test followed by "Test Review" (with quotes), e.g., ACT "Test Review"

All visitors to the UMSL campus should go to the Parking and Transportation Office and obtain a $1.00 one-day guest parking pass. Please see the Parking and Transportation Office website for further details.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have tested previously via residual testing, the retest should be taken on a national test date. If this is not possible, a second residual testing may be taken but only after a minimum of sixty (60) days has elapsed since the first testing. If the 60-day residual time limit is violated, the retest scores will be canceled automatically. No refund will be made for such canceled retests.

It is possible that the date, start time, or location of a listed test could change. Please double-check this page later and on the day of the test-session you plan to attend so that any changes in time or location can be noted. Please do not rely on any printed list of test dates that you may have been given as they might not reflect any changes.

  • Tuesday, December 23 @ 12:15 pm (Room 92 JC Penney Building)
  • Tuesday, January 6 @ Noon (Room 62 JC Penney Building)
  • Wednesday, January 14 @ 6:00 pm (Room 93 JC Penney Building)