Testing Services

Welcome to Austin Community College’s instructional and assessment testing services.

Our mission is to provide assessment and testing services for ACC students and prospective students. To support this mission the Testing Center does the following: 

  • Promotes an atmosphere that encourages the highest level of service;
  • Works vigorously to ensure an accessible, convenient, and secure testing environment for students in approved courses and approved special programs.
  • Fosters a positive collaboration with faculty, departments, and programs that use the Testing Center.

TSI Assessment

Take the TSI Assessment for new students to complete Texas Success Initiative requirements.

Instructional testing

Some ACC faculty require you take course exams at the Testing Center. Check your syllabus for testing policies. Instructors use the Testing Center to provide secure, self-paced testing outside the classroom.

Course readiness assessment

Before you can register for some specific classes such as Human Anatomy or advanced math courses, you must complete an assessment.

Challenge exams & credit by examination

Earn college credits outside the classroom if you can demonstrate sufficient background, education, and knowledge.

Business & community testing

Austin Community College serves as a premier center for professional certification and licensing exams and other standardized testing

GED testing

Complete the GED exam in English or Spanish at ACC's GED testing locations.