Administrative Rules

Subject: Assessment of Basic Skills:  First Semester Course Enrollment Without TSI Testing-Exceptional Circumstances Provision AR#   4.04.009
Based on Board Policy:

D-4, Assessment, Placement, & Developmental Courses

Approved by Council/President:   President; Academic and Campus Affairs Council
Date Approved/Amended:   President 07/31/2000; amended ACAC 04/23/04


Value Statement


ACC will demonstrate appropriate flexibility in assisting students in entering the College.


Administration Rule


Untested students can enroll in college-level coursework if they meet “exceptional circumstances.”


A student who has not been tested in basic skills areas may enroll in coursework, but must take a test approved for Texas Success Initiative (TSI) purposes not later than the end of the first semester of enrollment.  If any student under this section fails to test during the designated semester, the student will not be permitted to re-enroll or to enroll at Austin Community College in any courses other than non-degree credit courses until he or she has tested.


Exceptional circumstances include, but are not limited to: 




President:   Stephen B. Kinslow Date:  10/17/05