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Library Info 

SAC Library Info

1001 Howard St.
San Antonio TX, 78212
(210) 486-0554
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The Assessment Center will be closed on the following scheduled dates: 

 Friday, April 3, 2015 - Easter Holiday

Friday, April 24, 2015 - Fiesta Holiday

TSI Exam Testing Schedule and Fees

 The TSI Exam is administered on a space available basis.  No appointment is required but students must come during the testing hours below. 

We do not offer the TSI Exam for other institutions, SAC and Alamo Colleges students only. 

Cost for the entire TSI Exam is $32.00 and retest fee per section $12.00.  We advise all students to wait for the day of testing to pay for their test as testing fees are non-refundable 



 TSI Testing hours - February 2015 

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

8:30 am – 11:30 am 
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm


8:30 am – 11:30 am 
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm*


10:00 am - 2:00 pm





*On Tuesday the testing lab closes at 6:45 pm, the Essay test must be completed by closing of the testing lab.  Other tests may be saved and continued the next day.

Day of the Test

You MUST bring the following with you in order to test: 

1. A valid photo ID (ex. State Driver's License, Student ID card, State ID Card, Passport);
2. Proof of payment.
3. Your Banner ID number.

Scratch paper will be provided for you to use during testing; however, no other notepaper or note-taking devices may be used during the test. An onscreen calculator will be provided for the Math Section of the test; no other calculators are permitted or any other electronic device.

You are not allowed to access any website other than the testing site provided to you by the testing proctor.

What to Expect:

Arrive at the Assessment center at least 15 minutes prior to the exam. The TSI Exam is an untimed exam. The average student takes 4 hours to complete the exam.

Results are available immediately following the exam.  Please note that any unapproved items for your exam will not be allowed in testing rooms; cell phones, calculators, etc. It is advised to leave these items in a safe place while testing. You will not be allowed to test with any unapproved items in testing room.  

Practice Test

TSI ASSESSMENT Sample Test Questions - July 2013
TSI ASSESSMENT WritePlacer Sample Essays – July 2013

(These sites below are not affiliated with San Antonio College or the College Board.)

Excellent free tutorial website - especially for math

Free online Univsersity lecture for viewing in different subjects from major universities:




Contact Information

 Oscar San Miguel, Associate Director 

Location: Fletcher Administration
Center (FAC 112)

Phone: 210-486-0444
Fax: 210-486-9883


Mailing Address:
San Antonio College
Assessment Center – FAC 112
1300 San Pedro Ave.
San Antonio, TX.  78212-4299