Assessment and Testing

Palo Alto College is providing TSI testing services onsite in Ozuna 143 and remotely through Examity online proctoring service. TSI exams are offered Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays for Spring 2022. Please contact the Testing Center via email at or by phone at 210-486-3444 to register for the exam.

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) Exams are temporarily unavailable.

Testing is by appointment only. Students are limited to one testing appointment per day. All testing fees are non-refundable.

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Texas Success Initiative (TSI)

Texas law requires students to complete assessments in reading, writing, and mathematics before enrolling in college. The Texas Success Initiative (TSI) mandates that any new undergraduate student entering a public institution must be assessed for readiness to enroll in college coursework.

Learn more about TSI Placement

GED Test

Palo Alto College is designated as an Authorized Pearson Vue Test Center for administering the General Educational Development Computer Based Test (GED-CBT) under the guidelines of the GED Testing Services and Texas Education Agency (TEA). Only authorized testing centers may administer tests under TEC 7.11 and TAC 89.41-47.

For more information on GED classes at Palo Alto College, please visit the Community Programs webpage or call 210-486-3409.

Call 1-877-392-6433 or visit the GED website to register.



Contact Information:



Fall Hours:
Monday: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Tuesday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
(please call or email to schedule a testing appointment)

Please note: office hours are not exam testing hours