Testing Information

National ACT, Residual ACT, SAT Testing, ACCUPLACER Testing, CLEP Testing and associated testing dates. More information about test day, including complete practice tests, can be found on the ACT website and in the free booklet Preparing for the ACT.

National ACT

The National ACT is administered on six test dates (per academic year) in February, April, June, September, October and December. You must pre-register for the National ACT online. Registration must be submitted by the deadline designated by ACT. The test begins promptly at 8 a.m. Report in at the E.E. Tourtellotte Student Center using the South entrance. You must bring a valid picture ID. 

 National ACT Dates
Test Date Registration Deadline
Late Fee Required to Register
Oct. 27, 2018 Sept. 28, 2018 Sept. 29-Oct. 14, 2018 
Dec. 8, 2018 Nov. 2, 2018 Nov. 3-19, 2018 
Feb. 9, 2019 Jan. 11, 2019 Jan. 12-18, 2019
Apr. 13, 2019 Mar. 8, 2019 Mar. 9-25, 2019 
June 8, 2018 May 3, 2019 May 4-20, 2019

Residual ACT

The Residual ACT test is an acceptable alternative to the National ACT for students who plan to attend Eastern. The scores from these tests are acceptable for admission only at Eastern. The Residual ACT is offered at both the Wilburton and McAlester campuses. You must pre-register for the Residual ACT and bring the $50 registration fee to the testing room. 

Testing begins at 9 a.m. in E.E. Tourtellotte Student Center Room 224 at Wilburton and 9 a.m. in room 107 at the McAlester campus. The tests are timed and may be completed at approximately 12:30 p.m. No student can be admitted to the testing room after the designated start time. ACT requires a waiting period of 60 days between residual tests. Students are required to bring a picture ID.

ACT will mail scores to Eastern within 4-6 weeks of taking the Residual ACT. Student scores will then be posted to WebAdvisor. Testers who are not yet students will need to contact the the Testing Coordinator for their scores.
Upcoming Residual ACT test dates are listed by location below.

  • Nov. 1, 2018 - This test date was rescheduled to Thursday, Nov. 8.
           Students who registered for the original date DO NOT need to register again.
  • Nov. 8, 2018
  • Dec. 6, 2018
  • Mar. 7, 2019
  • May 2, 2019
  • June 27, 2019
  • Nov. 7, 2019
  • Dec. 5, 2019
  • Nov. 15, 2018
  • April 18, 2019
  • Nov. 21, 2019

Pre-Register online for Residual ACT

What happens if there is bad weather on test day?
If the campus closes due to severe or inclement weather, a notice will be posted on this webpage to notify students that tests are cancelled.

For the National ACT, you can also check the ACT website for test center cancellations. If the test administration is cancelled, there will be an announcement and the test will be rescheduled. You can check the website for your rescheduled test date and ACT will also notify you by mail or email. If your test center stays open, but you are unable to travel to the test center because of inclement weather, call ACT (319.337.1270) during the week after the test date for your options.

SAT Testing

The SAT Test is a standardized test widely used for college admissions. The test is intended to assess a student's readiness for college curriculum. The test consists of two sections: Mathematics and Critical Reading and Writing, with an optional essay section. The test takes three hours to complete plus 50 minutes for the essay. Possible scores on the SAT range from 400 to 1600.

Students must register for the SAT online. Practice tests and test-taking information is available at student.collegeboard.org

On the test day, students are required to check in on the first floor of the E.E. Tourtellotte Student Center with their photo ID and registration ticket, and will proceed to room 224 together. The test begins promptly at 8:00 a.m. An approved calculator is recommended.

SAT test dates:
  • May 4, 2019


Current and Prospective Eastern Students
The ACCUPLACER Test is a placement test consisting of three areas: reading, writing and math. The test may be taken all together or one area at a time, but each area may only be taken once. The test is free for current Eastern students and prospective students preparing to enroll. Appointments to take the test are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Student who wish to take the ACCUPLACER Test must first see an advisor in the Enrollment Center to schedule an appointment.

Non-Degree Seeking Students
Students who wish to take the ACCUPLACER Test at Eastern, but plan to use their scores for placement at a different college, must first submit an Eastern admissions application. The ACCUPLACER scores are linked to a Student ID number that is assigned once accepted. There is a $5 fee for each section of the test.

ACCUPLACER study preparation and practice questions are available at accuplacer.collegeboard.org/student/practice.

For more information, please contact the Enrollment Center at 918.465.1771.

CLEP Testing

CLEP testing is offered by appointment only. Students wishing to take the CLEP test must fill out the EOSC CLEP Test Application and submit it along with a $25 non-refundable test administration fee per test. Once the application and fee have been received, the Testing Center will contact the student to set up a testing date and time. CLEP charges an $87 fee for each test in addition to the $25 administration fee. Students must register for a CLEP exam and pay the exam fee through "My Account" on the CLEP website. Students must print their registration ticket to present to the EOSC Testing Center on test day.

Information for CLEP Test-Takers (pdf)

CLEP study prep is available online at www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/clep/prep.html.

EOSC CLEP Test Application (pdf)


Gail Wilson
Testing Center Coordinator