ACT On-Campus (ACT Residual)


The ACT On-Campus (ACT Residual) is a college admissions examination. Scores are reported to MTSU only. MTSU’s guaranteed academic scholarship deadline is December 1, 2020. Test takers must register and have acceptable photo ID (valid driver's license).

Visitors (Parking Passes)

All visitors are requested to contact Parking and Transportation Services office at 1403 East Main Street, or go online, create a guest account, and print a visitor pass.

Please see parking notices for the latest changes in parking on campus. All legal parking areas are designated by signs, painted stripes, or other marks. Be sure to check the posted signs BEFORE you park your automobile. If it isn't marked, don't park!  For parking questions, visit Parking Services' website.

Test Dates

  • Tuesday, December 8, 2020
  • Tuesday, January 12, 2021
  • Tuesday, January 19, 2021
  • Tuesday, February 16, 2021
  • Tuesday, March 30, 2021
  • Tuesday, April 13, 2021
  • Tuesday, May 4, 2021
  • Tuesday, June 8, 2021
  • Tuesday, July 13, 2021
  • Tuesday, August 3, 2021
  • Tuesday, August 10, 2021
  • Tuesday, August 17, 2021
  • Tuesday, September 7, 2021

To Register (required)

  • Online:

  • In person:
    Keathley University Center, room 107

  • By mail:
    • Testing Services
      MTSU Box 53
      Murfreesboro, TN 37132

A basic four function calculator may be used on the ACT Residual.

The exam starts at 7:30 A.M.and usually ends approximately 12:00 noon. Scores are normally reported to the Admissions office within one week of testing. 

Please note that you are required to wait sixty (60) days to retake this test.

Information regarding the ACT National is available by calling ACT at 319-337-1270 or visiting


Counseling Services

KUC 326-S

Office Hours:
8:00am - 4:30pm

For after-hour emergencies call Mobile Crisis: 800-704-2651. Or go to the nearest emergency room.

Testing Services

KUC 107, Suite 111

Office Hours:
8:00am - 4:30pm