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Helpful Links

  • FAFSA This is the official website to apply for federal student financial aid. At this website you can register for a PIN and complete your FAFSA online. Step by step instructions make this site eay to use. FREE!
  • FAFSA Resources This site has popular links that students have found helpful.
  • Scholarships This is a great site to search for scholarships. Complete a student profile and search for hundreds and hundreds of all kinds of need based and non-need based scholarships. FREE!
  • MSSU Financial Aid This is the link to the Missouri Southern State University Financial Aid Office. Although much of the information is specific to MSSU, it is also a good source of general information as well. FREE! ACT Test This link takes you to the ACT test information page. Find out more information about test dates and fees here.
  • MSSU Admissions
  • Upward Bound Department of Education Upward Bound Site
  • ComFit On-Line tutoring and ACT/SAT and Compass practice test are avaliable.
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Registration packets and fee waiver forms for ACT testing are available in the UB office. Juniors and Seniors may obtain one waiver form each year that covers the cost of the basic test only. UB will also pay the basic test fee for Seniors for a second test after the waiver form has been used.

Register on-line

ACT Schedule


Test Date Regular Deadline Late Fee Deadline
September 12, 2015 August 7, 2015 August 8 - August 21, 2015
October 24, 2015 September 18, 2015 September 19 - October 2, 2015
December 12, 2015 November 6, 2015 November 7 - 20, 2015
February 6, 2016 January 8, 2016 January 9 - 15, 2016
April 9, 2016 March 4, 2016 March 5 - 18, 2016
June 11, 2016 May 6, 2016 May 7 - 20, 2016


Weekly School Visits


School Day Advisor
Carl Junction Wednesday Randy
Carthage Monday Randy
Joplin  Tuesday Randy
East Newton Thursday Randy
Webb City Thursday Robin