Apr 05, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

Testing Center

Admissions Test

TCC does not have an admissions test, however you may need to take a placement test. All new-to-college students are required to take a placement test to determine college readiness in reading, writing and mathematics before registering for restricted courses.

The Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSI) is the state-approved placement test. To satisfy TSI and course prerequisite requirements, you must meet or exceed the minimum passing standards. Information on TSI-A is available in any campus Testing Centers or the TCC catalog.

Students are required to complete the following tasks before they attempt the TSI Assessment test:

  • Watch PAA video (Pre-Assessment Activity)
  • Watch on campus or online through WebAdvisor (under “Prepare to Register” section)
  • Watch a 19 minute mandatory video covering the TSI and what to expect when testing

Each campus provides a testing center and offers a variety of tests, which may include:

For more information, refer to the TCC website and/or contact the campus Testing Center.