ACT Test Information & Dates
Northeast Mississippi Community College Offers Two Options for Taking the ACT Test
The National ACT is offered seven times per testing year. This test is taken on Saturday beginning at 8:00 am. For more information and test dates, please click the link below to receive more information about the National ACT.
Please bring a current photo ID, pencil(s), and calculator with you to the test. It is recommended to dress in layers to allow for various room temperatures. There are no vending machines in McCoy Hall where the test is normally administered.
The Residual ACT is offered numerous throughout the year on the main campus – Generally, it’s offered once a month and multiple times at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters. For testing at the New Albany campus, please contact our staff there at 662-692-1507.
The Residual ACT WILL NOT transfer to a senior college and can only be used for entrance to NEMCC! The Residual ACT is only good for the institution at which it is administered; it is not a transferrable score.
The Residual ACT CANNOT be used for MTAG!
You must have an Admissions Application for NEMCC on file or you will be required to complete one prior at the test administration.
Please bring a current photo ID, pencil(s), and calculator with you to the test. It is highly recommended to dress in layers to allow for various room temperatures. There are no vending machines in McCoy Hall where the test is normally administered.
You must wait 60 days between each attempt at the Residual ACT.
The cost for the Residual ACT is currently $40 but increases to $50 in January 2019. Fee is payable by cash, check or money order payable to NEMCC. Examination is generally completed within 4 hours of start time. Scores are available within 1-3 business days.
Residual ACT Test Dates
Test time and location will be 8:00 a.m. in McCoy Hall, Room 321, unless noted otherwise in parentheses. Please, check back on the day before you plan to test for possible location changes.
- Friday, November 9
- Tuesday, December 11
- Thursday, January 3
- Friday, January 4
- Thursday, January 17
- Friday, February 22
- Thursday, March 21
- Friday, March 22
- Friday, April 26
- Thursday, May 16
- Thursday, May 23
- Thursday, June 27
If you have any questions concerning either test, please do not hesitate to call our office at (662) 720-7313.
Optional Offerings by the Division of Continuing Education
Dates are usually updated in July for the upcoming year.