The TSI Assessments provides you with useful information about your academic skills in math, English, and reading. There is no "PASS" or "FAIL". The results of this assessment, in conjunction with your academic background, goals, and interests, are used by academic advisors and counselors to determine your course selection. Tests are administered on Wednesday at 9:00 am. Please call 24 - 48 hours in advance to ensure testing for that week.
What you should know before you test.
- You must complete your ApplyTexas application for admissions prior to testing.
- You must also complete the Test Prep Module in Alamo Enroll before you are allowed to test
- The cost of the assessment is $32.00 and can be paid in advance through the Virtual Business Office. Please bring a copy of your receipt on your test date! We can also accept cash on the day of the test.
Free Study Materials
Essay Preparation Guide
Sample Test Questions
Testing 101 Prep
Other resources for preparation include the Collegeboard.org's web-based application. Its not free, however is low cost and can be accessed here.
All Alamo Colleges in the district have established test centers; the off-site centers, such as Kerrville, have been designated as testing sites as well.
When inquiring about proctored exams, students are asked to contact the Kerrville Center staff at least a week in advance of their desired test date or due date. Students must contact the instructor for approval of their intent to use the Kerrville site for the exam. Upon consent of the instructor, the student must provide the instructor with the Kerrville Center's contact information to send testing conditions/specifications in advance. The Greater Kerrville Center will only proctor exams for courses offered by Alamo Colleges. On the day of their scheduled test administration, students must bring a photo ID or they will not be allowed to test.