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TSI Assessment Preparation: Home

Access free TSI preparation materials with this guide.

What Is the TSI Exam?

The Texas Success Initiative (TSI) is a state-approved placement examination.

The test has three sections: 

  1. Mathematics
  2. Reading
  3. Writing

For more testing information, please visit TCC's page on the TSI Assessment:

TSI Testing at TCC

Need Help to Register / Schedule Your TSI Exam?

Contact your campus Testing Center, as shown below:

Summer 2020 Testing Center Hours   

Monday, May 11 through Friday, July 31, 2020:

  • Monday thru Thursday:  7:30 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday thru Sunday:  Closed


Remote Contact Options

Northeast Campus     817-515-6868

Northwest Campus     817-515-7444

South Campus     817-515-4535

Southeast Campus     817-515-3155

Trinity River Campus     817-515-1066


TSI Testing on Library Devices

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, the TCC District Libraries are pleased to work in cooperation with the Testing Center staff on each campus, and our District Offices of Information Technology to offer TSI exam students the opportunity to borrow a wireless device that can be used to take the TSI Test in the comfort and safety of their own home.

Library Staff are available to assist you if you are experiencing any technical difficulties with a TCC-owned device, or if you need guidance in how to use the device to access your exam.  Simply answer the questions below and click "Start Chat."  

Tech Help on TSI Testing Devices from TCC Library

TCC Library Virtual Service Hours for Live Chat during Summer 2020:

  • Monday thru Thursday,  8:00 AM -- 8:00 PM
  • Friday thru Sunday,  Closed

You may also submit questions directly by email to:  or by Text Message at  (817) 769-6940

If a question is submitted by email or text during the hours that we are closed, a Library Staff member will get back to you on our next open business day.

College Board TSI Information

TSI Testing Device Distribution at TCC

Potential students may contact their campus Testing Center to receive a Technology Voucher by email to their assigned email address.  That voucher will enable the student to borrow a Surface-Go tablet device from the TCC Library on their home campus, specifically for the purpose of registering for and completing the TSI Assessment Exam.

Weekly Library Device Pick-Up Hours at all five TCC Campuses  (By Appointment Only):

  • Monday  10:00 AM -- 2:00 PM
  • Thursday  10:00 AM -- 2:00 PM

If you have additional questions, contact your Testing Center with the contact info provided above, or email the Library staff at