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Ozuna Library and Learning Center
Cir (210) 486-3555
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Fall 2017
Mon–Thurs—8 a.m.–9 p.m.
Fri–8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sat: Closed
Sun 1—9 p.m.
 
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Gutierrez Learning
Labs -105
210-486-3350

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Ozuna 121 and 150
210-486-3777
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The Assessment & Testing Center provides testing services that meet the various needs of the student population. Services include test administration of the TSI Assessment for college placement and for Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements, College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), and Alamo Colleges Makeup/Distance examinations (with instructor approval and Test Center acknowledgement).

Testing is by appointment only.  All appointments are to be made online at https://www.registerblast.com/pac/exam at least one day in advance.  Simply fill in the appropriate boxes. Please call (210) 486-3444 during normal business hours if you have questions.  . 

Students unable to make an appointment for Distance/Make-up tests should contact their instructor for arrangements. Due to the high demand for seats, students with appointments will have priority.

 Backpacks, laptops, and oversized purses are not allowed in the test area and will not be stored by Test Center personnel.  Please leave these items in your car or at home.

 Children are not allowed inside the Test Center during testing.  Children under the age of 12 will not be allowed to wait in the lobby unattended.

Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment


Texas law requires that you complete assessments in reading, writing, and mathematics before you enroll in college. The Texas Success Initiative (TSI) mandates that any new undergraduate student entering a public institution must be assessed for readiness to enroll in college coursework. Learn more about TSI Placement »

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) and Advanced Placement Program (AP)


The Alamo Colleges recognize the credit-granting scores recommended by the American Council on Education (ACE). Students can be granted a maximum of 32 hours of non-course based credit (i.e. CLEP and/or AP). No credit will be awarded until the student has successfully completed as least six (6) hours of course credit from any of the Alamo Colleges. Learn more about CLEP and AP Exams »

Makeup/Distance Exams


Palo Alto College provides proctoring services for Alamo Colleges Distance Education instructors and their students. Examinations are administered in a secure, proctored environment. Learn more about Makeup/Distance Exams »

Accommodations


DisAbility Support Services
Students with a documented disability that need accommodations for TSI, make-up and/or distance testing may contact Disability Support Services (DSS) in advance. For more information regarding documentation requirements, students may call DSS at 210-486-3020.

Lockers
All current and prospective students should be aware that Test Center personnel cannot take responsibility for safeguarding your personal items. Small lockers are provided for items such as phones and small purses. Backpacks, bags, large purses, and any item that cannot fit into a 10"x8"x10" space, will not be allowed in the Test Center.

Childcare
Please note that the Testing Center has no accommodations for children nor are children under the age of 12 to be left unattended on this campus.

Study Links


TSI Sample Questions
TSI Sample Essays
TSI Web-Based Study App

Testing Fees


TEST FEE (NON-REFUNDABLE)
TSI Full Exam $32
One Subject $12
CLEP $20 Administrative Fee + $85 CLEP Fee
AP No charge for processing
Alamo Colleges MakeUp/Distance No charge
Special Accommodations No charge
Study Links No charge
Please contact the Assessment & Testing Center if you have any questions regarding our services.

Contact Information

Sr. Coordinator-Student Success
Rose Medrano

Senior Specialist-Student Success
Gilbert Polanco

Administrative Services Specialist
Patricia Montoya

Location:
 OZUNA Room 143

Phone:
210-486-3444

FAX:
210-486-9220

Email:  pac-testcenter@alamo.edu

 

Hours of Operation

Mondays: 8am–7pm
Tuesday-Friday: 8am–5pm
1st Saturday of the month: 9am-1pm
Sunday: Closed


DSS Accommodation Hours
(PC-116)

Monday: 8am–5pm
Tuesday-Friday: 10am–3pm

Please note above hours are not exam testing hours. Call for available test times.