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July 13, 2020

ACT test takers asked to follow COVID-19 mitigation measures

Northwest Missouri State University will resume offering the ACT test on Saturday, July 18, and asks test-takers to abide by the University’s mitigation guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Face coverings are required for admittance to the test-taking site, located in the Garrett-Strong Science Building. Test takers will be seated at a safe social distance and will be allowed to remove their face coverings during timed portions of the exam. All test takers will be required to wear face coverings at the end of each timed portion and during breaks.

All staff administering the exam will wear face coverings and gloves.

Individuals who are not feeling well should not attend the exam, and anyone showing symptoms will not be allowed into the building.

For more information about Northwest’s phased recovering plans related to COVID-19, visit


Dr. Mark Hornickel
Administration Building
Room 215