ACC Testing Center

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are a new student and have not already tested, DO NOT REGISTER for the TSI without contacting an ACC Advisor first. You may qualify for an Alternative Placement Measure for Fall 2020 enrollment.
Email: Advising@alvincollege.edu.


The ACC Testing center is pleased to offer online TSI Testing (ALL sections) via Examity.

Examity Live proctoring service allows students flexible testing times including nights and weekends while students remain safe and practice social distancing taking the TSI from home.

NOTE: Students will need a laptop or desktop computer with a webcam and mic.  Limited on-campus (main ACC campus) test sessions are available for those that do not have computer access.  Please contact us at assessment@alvincollege.edu if you need on-campus TSI arrangements.  Follow the registration link below.

Register for your test here.

Dual Enrollment students, register here.

The ACC Testing Center also provides the following testing services.

TSI Assessment (Texas Success Initiative) is the only state-approved test to assess reading, writing, and math skills for college level placement. The fee for the entire exam is $39, or $15 per section for partial testing. Click here for more information and test preparation resources. To go directly to the TSI registration and payment page, click here.

The HESI A2 Exam is an admission requirement for several of ACC’s allied health programs. The HESI A2 Exam consists of seven academic exams and a personality profile that identifies the applicant’s learning style. Click here to register for the HESI. The cost of the exam is $74. For more information about the HESI A2 Exam, click here.

High School Equivalency Exam (HSE): The 2014 GED® test is a four-subject high school equivalency test that measures skills required by high schools and requested by colleges and employers.  The four subjects are science, social studies, mathematical reasoning, and reasoning through language arts.  For information, practice testing and registration, visit www.GED®.com.  For a copy of aGED® certificate, visit TEA (Texas only).  For an out-of-stateGED®, contact your testing center or yourGED® State Administrator. 

CLEP Testing: College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams test mastery of college-level material. Students can receive college credit for subjects in which they already have proficiency. For information and registration, visit the CLEP websiteTesters should contact the Testing Center directly at 281.756.3526 to schedule an appointment. A proctoring fee of $20 must be paid prior to testing.

Correspondence Testing: The Testing Center offers proctoring services for students attending other institutions. There is a $35 proctoring fee per exam, which must be paid prior to testing. Testers should contact the Testing Center directly at 281.756.3526 to schedule an appointment.

National League for Nursing (NLN) Anatomy & Physiology and Microbiology exams are available for nursing students who have not taken these classes within the mandatory 5 year time period. There is a $30 proctoring fee associated with each exam which must be paid prior to testing. Testers should contact the Testing Center directly at 281.756.3526 to schedule an appointment.

Instructor Initiated Testing (out-of-class, online and make-up exams):  Upon instructor request, students may use the Testing Center as a site for make-up exams, distance learning exams or for individualized testing. Testing is available in the Spring and Fall semesters from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Call 281.756.3526 for summer hours.

Students with disabilities requiring additional test time or specialized testing may test in the Testing Center. For accommodated testing, please call 281.756.3526 to schedule an appointment. 


Please note that all students (including minors) must present photo identification for testing. Students under the age of 17 must have a parent or guardian remain on campus while testing.