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TSI Partial Exemptions
  • A student with an ACT Composite Score of 23 (or higher) is exempt from TSI Math with an ACT Math score of 19 (or higher) even though the ACT English may be less than 19. A student with an ACT Composite Score of 23 (or higher) is exempt from TSI Reading and TSI Writing with an ACT English score of 19 or higher, even though the Math may be less than 19.  Scores must be less than 5 years old. (College Code 4046)
  • A student with a new SAT qualifying score of 480 Evidence-Based Reading & Writing is exempt from TSI Reading and TSI Writing.  A student with a SAT Math score of 530 or above is exempt from TSI Math.  This exemption is for SAT administration after March 1, 2016.  (College Code 1951)
  • A student with an old SAT I combined Reading and Math score of 1070 (or higher) is exempt from TSI Math with a SAT Math score of 500 (or higher) even though the SAT Reading may be less than 500.  A student with a combined Reading and Math score of 1070 (or higher) is exempt from TSI Reading and TSI Writing with a SAT Reading score of 500 (or higher) even though the SAT Math may be less than 500.  Scores must be less than 5 years old.  This exemption is for SAT administration prior to March 2016.  (College Code 1951)
  • A student with a TAKS Math score of 2200 (or higher) is exempt from TSI Math.  A student with a TAKS English Language Arts score of 2200 with a TAKS Writing sample of 3 is exempt from TSI Reading and TSI Writing. The TAKS English Language Arts component is "all or nothing."  In other words, a student with a TAKS English Language Arts score of 2200 with a TAKS Writing sample of 2 is NOT exempt from either TSI Reading nor TSI Writing.  Scores must be less than 5 years old.
  • A student with a STAAR Algebra II level 2 (score of 4000) is exempt from TSI Math.  A student with a STAAR English III score of level 2 (score of 4000) is exempt from TSI Writing and Reading.  Scores must be less than 5 years old.
         
     All test scores must be documented on an official document (transcript). Faxes, student score reports, or Xerox copies are not considered official.

 

 

May I register for classes pending the arrival of my official scores?

YES, YOU CAN!

Once your application has been processed by Admissions, you may submit a Conditional TSI Compliance Contract and an unofficial copy of your qualifying scores to: 

  • The Director of Testing (by email or fax)
  • Academic Planning/Advising (in person)
  • Admissions (in person)

This contract will allow 30 days for your OFFICIAL TSI documentation to arrive!  CLICK HERE for the contract and complete details!

Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
 Last classroom test issued at 8 p.m.

Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  Last classroom test issued at 3 p.m.

Saturday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  Last classroom test issued at 4 p.m.

Locations

Spring Creek Campus, Plano
  
 Room: J232
    Phone: (972) 881-5922 
 
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Preston Ridge Campus, Frisco
  
 Room: F209
    Phone: (972) 377-1523  
 
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Central Park Campus, McKinney
  
 Room: A109
    Phone: (972) 548-6849 
 
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