Assessment and Testing

Palo Alto College and the entire Alamo Colleges District is currently operating remotely out of an abundance of caution related to the coronavirus. All in-person visits are temporarily suspended.  

Palo Alto College is providing TSI testing services remotely through Examity online proctoring and on-site in Ozuna 142 (during Fall 2020). Please contact the Testing Center via email at or phone at 210-486-3444 to register for the exam.

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), Advanced Placement (AP), Makeup/Distance 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

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Summer Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
(please call or email to schedule a testing appointment)

Please note: office hours are not exam testing hours