The Southern Testing Center is excited to be a location for the ACT. If you are considering the Southern Testing Center as your testing site for the ACT, this page will provide you with all the information you need.

How do I sign up to take the ACT at the Southern Testing Center?

During the ACT registration process, you will be prompted to choose a location. At this time, you can choose Southern Connecticut State University as your testing site. You will then be added to the roster for this location.

I have selected Southern Connecticut State University as my testing site – what do I do now?

Please read all procedures and directions from ACT to know the suggested arrival time, the time the test begins, what to bring on test day, the length of time you can expect the test to take, and the structure of the test. 

Where do I go on the day of the test?

On the day of the test, you will come to Southern Connecticut State University (501 Crescent St, New Haven, CT 06515). Testing will take place in Engleman Hall. Please park in the P-12 lot, which is located behind the School of Business building (see campus map). This lot offers the easiest access to the building where the test will be administered. You will check in for your test in the Engleman rotunda and from there, you will be escorted to your testing room.

When is the ACT being held at Southern Connecticut State University?
The ACT will be administered at our location on the following dates:

  • September 12th, 2020 
  • September 13th, 2020
  • September 19th, 2020
  • October 10th, 2020
  • October 17th, 2020
  • October 24th, 2020
  • October 25th, 2020 
  • December 12th, 2020 
  • February 6th, 2021 
  • April 17th, 2021 
  • June 12th, 2021 
  • July 17th, 2021 


I have more questions – what should I do?
If you have further questions regarding testing day, you are welcome to call or email the Southern Testing Center, where someone will be happy to assist you.  Please see below for contact information:

Phone: 203-392-8967