Testing Services

American College Test (I-ACT)

Testing Postponed Until Further Notice

The Institutional ACT (I-ACT) is administered to incoming Cleveland State University students only. Students must submit an application for admission to the university before registering for the I-ACT.

To register for the I-ACT, download and complete the registration form. Please mail this form with a $55.00 check or money order to

  • Cleveland State University Testing Services
  • 2121 Euclid Avenue
  • Rhodes Tower West #215
  • Cleveland, OH
  • 44115-2214

You may also register in person at Testing Services, Rhodes West #215. Registration materials must be received by 4:00pm on the Wednesday prior to the day of the exam. 

On exam day, please arrive by 8:20am and expect to finish at approximately 12:30pm. No late arrivals, early departures, or visitors are permitted.

Please bring the following items to the exam:

  • A photo ID such as a driver’s license, passport, or state identification card. Your confirmation ticket is not identification. You will not be admitted to test without a valid ID.
  • Your receipt and confirmation ticket
  • A non-programmable calculator
  • No. 2 pencils and a good eraser
  • A watch to pace yourself
  • A light snack to consume during break

The following items are NOT allowed in the testing room:

  • Cell phones and electronic devices other than an approved calculator. If an examinee has a cell phone during any of the timed test sections, he or she will be dismissed from the exam, all fees will be forfeited and scores will be cancelled.
  • Food or drink, including water
  • Tobacco in any form
  • Hats or caps (any kind)
  • Books, notes, or scratch paper
  • Writing instruments other than pencils