Office of Educational Assessment


Institutional American College Test

The I-A.C.T. is intended for U.W. Robinson Center’s Transition School students only.The scores are not used for college entrance applications and used for the U.W. Robinson Center only.

Sorry No late entry, no exceptions. Examinees must bring their own A.C.T. approved calculators and may not share calculators. You are responsible for your own calculator and may bring a spare approved calculator. Testing staff will not have extra batteries or calculators.Calculators: Please review the calculator policy on the A.C.T. website. It is your responsibility to verify that your calculator is acceptable for testing. Please visit A.C.T.’s website to review the list of acceptable and prohibited calculators.  We do not provide calculators.

FEE: $70 – group testing
$95 – individual appointment (for extreme circumstances only, such as conflict with medical appointment)

Fees are payable by cash or check, made payable to: University of Washington.

Credit and Debit cards are NOT accepted.

LOCATION: 1410 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, WA 98195 Schmitz Hall, Room 440

To register for an exam, please call (206) 543-1171, email us: or come in-person during Testing Center office hours.

SCORES: Scores are typically ready for pick up on the day of the exam or the following date. The results from the test will be reported to the Robinson Center the same day.  Due to privacy regulations, scores are not released over the phone or electronically. Scores may be picked up at the testing site with a PHOTO ID with the students same last name.
ON THE DAY OF THE TEST: The examinee must bring:

  • Picture identification- school ID, or parent ID with same last name
  • #2 pencils – no mechanical pencils
  • Testing fee is payable by CASH or CHECK made out to: “University of Washington.”
RESULTS: Results are typically available the same or next day for pickup by Students. Scores are sent only to the Robinson Center the same day as the exam.  We do not release scores over the phone or electronically.  A photo ID with same last name as test taker will be required for in-person pick-up.
RETESTS: Students may repeat the institutional A.C.T. Any re-tests must be taken at least 60 days after your most recent test date.
STUDY: Please refer to the A.C.T. website for more information.



January 09, 2020, Thursday, 8:00 am
January 23, 2020, Thursday, 8:00 am


February 6, 2020, Thursday, 8:00 am
February 20, 2020, Thursday, 8:00 am


March 5, 2020, Thursday, 8:00 am


Disability Accommodation

To request disability accommodation for testing, please contact the U.W. Testing Center at least (1-2) week prior to desired test date via phone call (206)543-1171 or email at before registering for the test.  Please include documentation from Disability Resources for Students or a from a medical provider stating the accommodation needs.  Do not send a diagnosis.  If you are a U.W. student, please register with the Disability Resources for Students department if needed.