UNLV Testing Services provides testing services to students and members of the community. We are committed to providing reliable test administration and excellent customer service in a secure and comfortable environment. 

ACT Residual Exam

UNLV Testing Services offers the ACT Residual exam throughout the year. Students who have not taken either the SAT or ACT can take the ACT Residual exam for placement into the appropriate Math and English courses. Individuals who want to try to increase their test scores may also take this exam. UNLV students whose test scores are 18 months or older will be required to retake the ACT Residual exam for placement. Please note that the scores for this test are valid exclusively at UNLV and will not be sent to or recognized by other institutions.

Students with Disabilities:

Students with disabilities may be eligible for test accommodations. If you are interested in obtaining accommodations for the ACT Residual Examination on the basis of disability, please contact the UNLV Disability Resource Center for assistance at (702) 895-0866 or by visiting http://studentlife.unlv.edu/disability.

Cancellation Policy

We reserve the right to cancel class or make any changes to the schedule deemed necessary in order to provide our students with the best educational experience.

All requests for rescheduling and\or cancelling the testing appointment must be made in writing and must be received at least three business days before the test date.  Refunds will not be issued after the test date. Students may opt to transfer their registration to another testing date - this option will only be honored once and must be submitted in writing on or before the original test date. Requests can be made in several ways:

  1. Via email testingservices@unlv.edu
  2. Via fax (702) 895-4195
  3. Via traditional mail: UNLV Testing Services, 851 E. Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89119
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