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1819 N. Main St.
San Antonio TX, 78212
210-486-0559
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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 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.


TSI TESTING HOURS
  Fall 2018
July 30 - August 31
Monday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm*
Tuesday: 9:45 am - 4:00 pm*
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm*
Thursday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm*
Friday: 8:30 am - 2:00 pm*
Saturday:
First Saturday 
of every month
No testing
Dates Closed:  
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).

          

 

Contact Information

Oscar San Miguel, Associate Director  

Location:   
Fletcher Administration - FAC112  

Campus Map      

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

Email:   
sac-Assessment@alamo.edu

 

Mailing Address:   
San Antonio College 
Assessment Center - FAC 112
1819 N. Main Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78212          


TSI Score Report Request

You may email or fax the signed form with a copy of a valid Photo ID.  Please allow approximately 3-5 business day to process official score reports.

TSI Cross Ints. Form

Complete the TSI Cross-Institution Score request to have your scores retrieved from another institution.  You may email or fax the signed form with a copy of a valid Photo ID.


 

Summer Office Hours
May 28th - July 27th  
Monday through Thursday
8:00 am to 7:00 pm
 
Friday and Saturday

Closed

General Office Hours       

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm

1st Saturday of the month
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
(no testing done Saturdays )  
 
Please note:  General Office Hours  differ from summer hours and actual testing hours.  Please   refer to the exam schedules for testing   times.  


TSI Exam Study Link     

Alamo Colleges District Test Prep

 Math Help

The following sites are not affiliated with San Antonio College or the College:

TSI Assessment Sample Test Questions  

TSI Assessment Sample Essays 

TSI Web-Based Study App

Accuplacer Test Prep Preview

Aims Community College Study Guide

West Texas A&M University Math Lab

Montgomery College Math

PurpleMath