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1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
(210) 486-4513
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Fri: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Sat. 8:30am - 2:30pm
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 Welcome to the Assessment and Testing Office! 

Our main goal is to provide a number of services to our students and the community.  We strive to ensure integrity and caring throughout your enrollment process, and assisting in your completion/graduation status.


Please note the upcoming office closures: 

Friday, April 18th & Friday, April 25th


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Please note, effective Monday August 26th, per Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Bill 3468: Beginning with the institution's first class day of Academic Year (fall) 2013, an institution of higher education shall use the TSI Assessment offered by the College Board as the only Board-approved assessment instrument under this title. Any previously-employed assessments (ACCUPLACER, Compass, THEA, Asset, Compass ESL, ACCUPLACER ESL) can no longer be used under this title for entering students who initially enroll in any course on or after the institution's first class day in fall 2013. 

The Accuplacer will no longer be administered.  Please review our site for more information on the new state placement test, the TSI Assessment. 


What exam services does the Testing Office provide? And When? 


 The Assessment and Testing Office offer a number of services to students of the Alamo Colleges and the community.  >>>>>>>> 

Please be aware that the hours listed to the right are start and end times.  All exams that are walk-in basis need to be completed within the end times listed. 

What information do I need in order to take my exam? 


A valid photo ID is required for all exams.  Any unapproved items for your exam will not be allowed in testing rooms; purses, cell phones, books, etc.  It is advised to leave these items in a safe place while testing.  Coin return lockers (quarter) are available on a first come first serve basis, and are not guaranteed.  Testing staff is not responsible for holding items and you will not be allowed to test with any unapproved items in testing room. 

Having your Banner ID# ready is also helpful.  You can find it here.  If you have not applied to one of the Alamo Colleges, please visit AlamoENROLL to find out how to apply. 



 Please allow 30 minutes to an hour for parking before your exam test time. 











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Contact Information

Phone: (210)486-4346
Fax: (210)486-9049 

Location: Cypress Campus Center, 2nd Floor - Room 207

General Office Hours for Spring 2014


Monday - Wednesday 8am - 5pm

Thursday 8am - 7pm

Friday 8am - 5pm

1st Saturday of the Month 9am - 1pm

**(Please note, General Office Hours differ from actual exam hours.  Please refer to the exam schedules for testing times.)**  


TSI Assessment Schedule - Spring 2014

Monday - Wednesday 9am - 1pm

Thursday 9am - 3pm

Hours are on a walk-in basis up to end times listed above. (see more) 


Clep Schedule - Spring 2014

Monday - Wednesday 10am & 2pm

Thursday 11am & 4pm

Friday 2pm

Appointment only (see more) 

Instructor Make-up/Special Accommodation Exam Schedule - Spring 2014

Monday - Wednesday 8:30am - 4pm

Thursday 8:30am - 6pm

Friday 1pm - 4pm

Walk-in basis (see more)