TSI Assessment

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Taking the TSI

Important information about taking the TSI

Taking the TSI
  • Testing begins at 8 AM, first-come, first-served.  Seating is limited.
  • Bring one form of photo ID (Acceptable documents below. If one of the below is unavailable, please contact the testing center for additional ID approval)
    • Driver’s License
    • Passport
    • State ID
    • Student ID
    • Military ID
    • Official Government Issued ID
    • Home-school students and high school students, if you do not have the required government-issued ID, please complete Student ID Form[DT2] , which is valid for one year. The form must be accompanied by a recognizable photo, with a school or notary seal overlapping the photo. The form must be signed in front of a school official or notary. If you fail to present appropriate ID, you will not be tested.


  • Bring $35, check, cash, money order or debit/credit card. ($20 for one section only)
  • The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) mandates that students must complete a Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA) prior to taking the TSI Assessment. Go to the TVCC Testing Center homepage at www.tvcc.edu/testing for the PAA link. Print the PAA certificate. Complete the PAA prior to day of testing. Bring a copy of the PAA certificate when testing.




On Campus— (see schedule below)

  • The test takes approximately 4 hours
  • Plan to begin by 12:00 Noon if taking all three sections
  • Plan to begin no later than 2 PM if you are only taking one section



At Another Testing Location—Our Voucher Program may better fit your needs if you live close to another college or university.

At Home—Use our  Examity Proctoring service to test at home anytime 


On Campus Testing Schedule






8:00 AM-4:30PM

Monday – Friday

100 Cardinal Dr.

call 903-675-6385 for appointment


Athens, TX 75751







8:00 AM-4:30 PM

Jan 15, 2020

2970 N St. Hwy 19


Feb 7, 2020

Palestine, TX 75803


Mar 6, 2020



Apr 3, 2020



May 1, 2020




Terrell HSC

8:00 AM-4:30 PM

Feb 7, 2020

1551 S. State Hwy 34


Mar 6, 2020

Terrell, TX 75160


Apr 3, 2020



May 1, 2020










For more information, contact your chosen testing location:

Athens – 903-675-6385

Palestine – 903-723-7047

Terrell HSC – 469-614-3813




Posted Date:
1/15/2020 11:10:04 AM