TSI Assessment Version 2.0

TSI Assessment Version 2.0

Sam Houston State University Policy Information

The TSIA2 tests are designed to provide placement, advisement, and guidance information for students entering institutions of higher education.  These tests are developed by The College Board, with the help of committees of college faculty, to provide information about the student’s level of skill and accomplishment in reading, writing, and mathematics.  It determines which courses are appropriate for the student and whether developmental classes are needed. The TSIA2 presents the tests in a computer-adaptive mode and scores are available immediately after testing. Click here for more information on the TSIA2.

  • REQUIREMENTS
    • All examinees must be pre-assessed before taking the TSIA2 exam
    • See Information and instructions for taking the Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA).
  • TESTING DAYS AND TIMES (Huntsville Campus)
    • At this time the TSIA2 is being offered remotely through Examity (our virtual proctoring vendor)
    • Click here to complete the remote test application
  • REGISTRATION/ADMINISTRATION/TEST FEE
    • Initial test fee: $50.00 (non-refundable, non-transferable)
    • Appointments for taking a test may be made via the Testing Center website; Click here to register
    • Retest fee (non-refundable, non-transferable):
      • 1 subject area: $15.00
      • 2 subject area: $30.00
      • 3 subject area: $50.00
  • REMOTE TEST
    • TSIA2 is currently being offered remotely through Examity (our virtual proctoring vendor)
    • Remote testing may require an additional administration fee
    • Click here to complete the remote test application.
    • Please allow 3 days for application processing. Same day processing is not allowed.
  • ITEMS NEEDED
    • Current, unexpired Photo ID (i.e., driver’s license, passport, state-issued ID, military ID, student ID, etc.)
    • Second form of ID (i.e., any of the previously listed photo IDs, social security card, birth certificate, credit/debit card, library card, etc.)
    • Student ID number
  • SCORES
    • Scores will be available immediately following completion of the test.
    • You may also view your scores on the student portal on the College Board website.
    • Click here to see how to interpret your scores.  
  • RETAKES
    • Students taking the TSIA2 can retest at any time (pending registration and seat availability).
    • Registration/administration fee applies.
  • STUDENT GUIDE WEB SITES
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    • Visit our website at shsu.edu/testing.
    • Email test.ctr@shsu.edu
    • Visit the office located in Academic Building IV, Room 102
    • Call (936) 294-1025
    • Write to the Testing Center, Box 2240 SHSU, Huntsville, Texas 77341-2240
  • SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS
    • Contact the Office of Disability Services first for your accommodations letter to be forwarded to the Testing Center.
    • Arrangements must be made with the Testing Center at least 2 weeks prior to testing.
    • Contact the Testing Center via email test.ctr@shsu.edu or call (936)-294-1025.