Texas Tech University Department of Academic Testing Services and its staff assume no responsibility for lost, damaged, or stolen personal items brought into the testing center. Many personal belongings such as electronics, sunglasses, caps, etc. are prohibited in the testing rooms. You are encouraged to leave those items at home or in your car. However, if you choose, you may leave personal items in the ATS backpack bins at your own risk. Items cannot be left in the ATS lobby.
Are you exempt?
For more information regarding TSI exemptions and compliance, please contact the TSI Compliance Office.
Need to take the TSI exam?
Due to Covid-19 concerns, seating is limited and testing is by appointment only. If you do not feel well or have a fever, you need to reschedule your testing appointment.
To take the TSI Assessment off-campus, click on the following link https://www.depts.ttu.edu/testing/TSIvoucher.php. Read the information provided and complete the Request for an Off-Campus TSI Testing Voucher.
NOTE: In order to avoid a delay in advising and class registration, it is recommended that you take the TSI assessment prior to your first day of orientation. The TSI exam is untimed and may take several hours to complete.
What is the TSI Assessment?
The TSI Assessment is the ONLY exam approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to meet compliance requirements for Texas Success Initiative. Additional information regarding the exam and practice questions is available on the Texas Success Initiative website.
What is required to take the TSI examination at Academic Testing Services?
Students are required to complete the TSI Pre-Assessment Activity prior to taking the TSI Assessment.
On the day of the exam bring these items with you to 214 West Hall:
- To schedule an appointment for the TSI exam, please contact us at 806-742-3671. You will make a $50.00 (non-refundable) payment to Texas Tech University with credit/debit card (NO CASH) through our online store. An email link will be sent to you. Payment must be made prior to your testing day.
- Appropriate photo ID is required at time of testing (driver's license, passport or other government ID with a current photo).
- Copy of your Pre-Assessment Activity Certificate of completion.
Policies and Fees are subject to change.
NOTE: ACCUPLACER, Compass, Asset, and THEA no longer satisfy the TSI Requirement.
For more information regarding TSI Compliance, please visit the TSI Compliance Office website.
For more information regarding TSI Advising & sample test questions, please visit the Texas Success Initiative website.
Phone: (806) 742-3671
Location: Room 214 West Hall
Director: Patricia McConnel