TSI Assessment

Complete TSI requirements

The Texas Success Initiative (TSI) applies to all new college students. Follow these steps to determine your TSI status and any testing needs.

Step 1. Complete pre-assessment activity

Go to Pre-Assessment Activity

  • Use your ACCeID and password to log in.
  • Print the documents when you complete the activity.

Step 2. Verify TSI status on campus

Bring the pre-assessment activity documents and supporting proof of exemption or waiver, if applicable, to any campus Advising Office.

Step 3. Pay testing fees

If you need the assessment, pay your testing fees online or go to any campus Cashier Office. Save the printed receipt as proof you paid. Request a fee waiver, if eligible.

Step 4. Schedule test

Call or visit any campus Assessment Center to schedule your test. Arrange testing accommodations if you are eligible.

Testing schedules vary by campus. View Assesment Center hours here.

IMPORTANT: Allow enough time to prepare for the test.

Step 5. Test day

Arrive on the scheduled asessment location, date, and time. Bring the following documents.

  • Official photo ID
  • ACC 101-A completion certificate
  • Testing fee receipt or waiver

Allow at least five hours to complete all test sections. A diagnostic exam also may be required, depending on your results.