ACT Test Information & Dates

Northeast Mississippi Community College Offers Two Options for Taking the ACT Test

National ACT

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.

National ACT Test Dates 

ACT Prep Guide – Details about the test, tips & tricks, examples, and resources

Residual ACT

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!

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. You must have an Admissions Application for NEMCC on file or you will be required to complete one prior at the test administration. You must wait 60 days between each attempt at the Residual ACT.

Examination is generally completed within 4 hours of start time. Scores are available within 1-3 business days.

The cost for the Residual ACT is $50. Fee is payable by cash, check or money order payable to NEMCC.

Residual ACT Test Dates

Test time and location will be 8:00 a.m. in Wright Hall, Room 116, unless noted otherwise in parentheses. Please, check back on the day before you plan to test for possible location changes.

2019

  • Thursday, June 27
  • Thursday, July 18
  • Thursday, July 25
  • Thursday, Aug 8
  • Thursday, Aug 15
  • Thursday, Aug 22
  • Thursday, Sept 26
  • Thursday, Nov 14
  • Thursday, Dec 12

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

ACT Prep

Dates are usually updated in July for the upcoming year.