Incoming freshmen will be able to register for classes without TSI scores on file but you will be dropped from your classes if you do not provide scores or exemptions before the start of the semester.
You Are Exempt If…
The TSI Assessment is split into two sections:
- Reading and Writing
You may not be required to complete one or both sections of the TSI Assessment if you qualify for one of the exemptions below. Once you submit proof of your exemption, your TSI requirement will be removed.
Exemptions for Reading and Writing
Exemptions for Math
How to Submit Proof of Exemption Documentation
Complete Your Assessment
There are multiple ways you can complete your TSI Assessment Requirement. The most common are:
- Register and complete TSI Assessment at your local community college
- Register and complete TSI Assessment through the Tarleton Testing Center (in person and virtual options available)
- Enroll in a Texas College Bridge course for the section(s) you need to complete
Submit Your Assessment Results
If you completed your TSI Assessment at a local community college or location other than Tarleton’s Testing Center, complete the score release form below to give Tarleton access to your results.
Submit Score Release Form to give Tarleton access to your TSI Assessment
Complete Your TSI Assessment at Tarleton
Schedule an appointment at our Stephenville campus testing center. The TSI assessment is offered daily at our Stephenville and Fort Worth campuses with both morning and afternoon times available. You may also sign up to complete your assessment online with a virtual proctor!
Schedule an exam at the Stephenville Testing Center
Schedule an exam at the Fort Worth Testing Center
When scheduling an exam, make sure you select “Placement Exams” as exam type and “TSIA2” as exam.
Texas College Bridge Program
The Texas College Bridge program is preparing high school juniors and seniors for college with free, self-paced, online courses to strengthen English and math skills. Students that successfully complete the program will earn their TSI exemption at Tarleton.
Speak with your high school counselor to see if the Texas College Bridge program could be an option for you!