Bring this, not that
What to bring (and not bring) to the test center

You can feel calm and prepared for the ACT® test by knowing what you can and cannot bring into your ACT test center! Remember these tips:

You MUST bring:

You CAN bring:

NOTE: Test centers are NOT administering admission tickets at this time.

You CANNOT bring:

  • Electronic devices (other than an approved calculator)
  • Textbooks, dictionaries, scratch paper, notes, or other aids (whiteboards will be provided)
  • Highlight pens, colored pens or pencils, or correction fluid/tape
  • Reading material
  • Tobacco or e-cigarettes
  • Food or beverages
  • Prohibited devices

To find your test center location, log on to and navigate to your registration information. The test center address is listed there.

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