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1819 N. Main St.
San Antonio TX, 78212

Welcome to the San Antonio College Assessment Center webpage!

The Assessment Center provides testing services to students of the Alamo Community Colleges and the Community.  Services include test administration of the TSI Exam, and CLEP (credit by examination).  

TSI Student Information Brochure

The TSI Exam (Texas Success Initiative) is the only approved computerized placement test.  The state mandated program is designed to help determine if the student is ready for college-level course in the general areas of reading, writing, and mathematics.  

The minimum passing standards for college readiness are: 

Mathematics score:  350 Reading score:  351

Writing score:  340 and 4+ on essay or a score of less than 340, and an ABE Diagnostic level of at least 4 and an essay score of at least 5.

Alamo Colleges District TSI exemptions, exceptions, and waivers
Please submit any official documents that can exempt you from testing by fax or via email and provide your banner ID number and a copy of your photo ID. All scores for ACT, SAT, TAKS and TSI expire after 5 years of the test date. 
What is needed to take the TSI Exam:
  • Must have completed steps 1-5 on the Enrollment Checklist 
  • A valid picture ID (State/Federal ID, Student ID, Passport, etc.) - No exceptions
  • Banner ID Number Get My Banner ID Number
  • TSI Fees - Full Exam $32, Single Subject $12.  Cash, electronic checks or credit cards accepted.  Please pay for the exam at our testing center, testing fees are non-refundable.
  • No Appointment needed to take the TSI Exam, please see the walk-in times below.
  • We do not offer the TSI Exam for other institutions, SAC and Alamo Colleges District students only.
disABILITY Support Services (DSS)
Testing accommodations are available upon request through the DSS Department.
Items not allowed:  calculators, food and drinks, scratch sheet, electronic devices, unauthorized aids, smart watches and cell phones must be turned off completely.  Please leave these items in your car or at home.

  Spring 2018
April 1st - May 26th
Summer 2018
May 28th - July 27th
Monday: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm 8:30 am - 4:00 pm*
Tuesday: 9:45 am - 4:00 pm 8:30 am - 4:00 pm*
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm 8:30 am - 4:00 pm*
Thursday: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm 8:30 am - 4:00 pm*
Friday: 8:30 am - 2:00 pm Closed
First Saturday 
of every month
No Testing      Closed
Dates Closed: April 27, 2018 - Fiesta Holiday July 4, 2018 - Independence Day
No one is allowed to come in to test past the cut off times.
The Essay test must be completed by closing of the lab, other tests may be saved and continued the following testing date.  (all sections must be completed within 6 days).