April 2020 National Exam COVID-19

Frequently Asked Questions

The safety of students and test center staff is ACT’s top priority. ACT has rescheduled its April 4 national test date to June 13 across the U.S. in response to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). All students registered for the April 4 test date will receive an email from ACT in the next few days informing them of the postponement and instructions for free rescheduling to June 13 or a future national test date.

No. ACT has rescheduled its April 4 national test date to June 13 across the U.S. in response to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). All students registered for the April 4 test date will receive an email from ACT in the next few days informing them of the postponement and instructions for free rescheduling to June 13 or a future national test date.

...to take the ACT in April?

All students registered for the April 4 test date will receive an email from ACT in the next few days informing them of the postponement and instructions for free rescheduling to June 13 or a future ACT national test date. 

The next ACT national test dates are June 13 and July 18. 

No. All students registered for the April 4 test date will receive an email from ACT in the next few days informing them of the instructions for free rescheduling to June 13 or a future ACT national test date. 

...test dates or don’t wish to reschedule their test?

Students who can’t or don’t wish to reschedule may receive a refund of their April registration fee. 

...for fall 2020 college admissions and are facing deadlines?

ACT is committed to making every effort to help students impacted by this test date change, particularly seniors facing college application deadlines for this fall. More information will be released as it becomes available in the days ahead. You’ll find the latest updates on act.org. 

The safety of students and test center staff is ACT’s top priority. We believe this decision is in the best interests of public safety and health. 

 ...about my test changes? 

Please look for information about your April test registration through email or mail from ACT. You’ll also find the latest updates on ACT.org. 

If you have questions, you can reach us by calling, emailing or live chat; see our website. Our team may be working with a number of students individually, so we appreciate your patience during this time. 

...change my test date?

You can log into your ACT account and make a test date change without incurring any fee because you used a fee waiver.

Yes, ACT will be offering an option for Non-Saturday and Special testing for the June 2020 test date.

  • If you ordered the April Test Information Release and requested a Non-Saturday test date: You may self-service through your ACT account.
  • If you ordered the April TIR for Special Testing: The currently held check will be returned to you via mail. The updated supplemental order forms will be posted (no later than March 20) at www.act.org/the-act/tir.