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Taking the TSI

Important information about taking the TSI --Temporarily cancelled until further notice. Check frequently for updates.

Taking the TSI
  • TSI Testing Temporarily Cancelled until further notice. Check back frequently for updates.

  •  Please call for appointments. 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. Please note--You must complete the TVCC Pre-Assessment before testing.

At Home—Use our  Examity Proctoring service to test at home anytime. Please note--You must complete the TVCC Pre-Assessment before testing.


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


2970 N St. Hwy 19

Call  903-723-7025 for appointment


Palestine, TX 75803












Terrell HSC

8:00 AM-4:30 PM


1551 S. State Hwy 34



Terrell, TX 75160



**Terrell HSC will also give TSI tests, by appointment only, every Wednesday morning at 9:00 AM and Thursday aftersoon at l:00 PM. 

Email Ginger Blurton for appointments.











For more information, contact your chosen testing location:

Athens – 903-675-6385

Palestine – 903-723-7047

Terrell HSC – 469-614-3813




Posted Date:
4/2/2020 10:16:09 AM