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Due to the ongoing COVID -19 Coronavirus threat, the June 13, 2020 AND July 18, 2020 ACT administrations at NKU have been cancelled


This National ACT test is handled by the National ACT testing agency. National ACT scores can be reported to other universities. 

The use of a calculator is permitted only on the Mathematics Test. Please use a battery powered four functions, scientific, or graphing calculator. Calculator models which make noise, use paper tapes, have electronic writing pads, have a typewriter key pad, or those which can transmit information wirelessly are unacceptable!  

PROHIBITED CALCULATORS: Casio CFX-9970G (and all model numbers that begin with CFX-9970G), Algebra fx 2.0,  ClassPad 300; Texas Instruments TI-89, TI-92 (including all models that begin with TI-89 or TI-92); Hewlett-Packard HP-40G, HP48GII,  and HP-49G (including all models that begin with HP 40G or 49G).



2020/2021 National ACT Testing Dates at NKU

Please arrive at the location and time listed on your admission ticket. Dates and locations are subject to change.

  • June 13, 2020 - CANCELLED
  • July 18, 2020 - CANCELLED
  • September 12, 2020
  • October 24, 2020
  • December 12, 2020
  • February 6, 2021
  • April 17, 2021
  • June 12, 2021
  • July 17, 2021




Study Resources

Examinees in search of study resources for the Residual or National ACT can check out the ACT website at

NKU Community Connections is currently offering ACT Prep Courses! Visit their website for more information.