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The Testing Center will make its labs available to TAMIU students who need to use the Respondus Lockdown Browser.  Due to COVID19 and CDC requirements we require students to schedule an appointment to verify availability.  Evening testing will also be made available by appointment and upon availability.

Pay your TSIA2 Assessment, ACT Residual, CLEP, or Proctor Exam

on link below:

Online Payment

 

Regarding Limitations:
The University is following all restrictions on gatherings and social distancing as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and other authorities. This will impact access and numbers of people permitted in University spaces. It is advised that you contact offices in advance by phone, email or website to determine any additional changes or restrictions that may be applied.

Regarding Guidance:
The University is in constant communication with authorities including the City of Laredo, County of Webb, State of Texas, Texas A&M University System, Centers for Disease Control and the White House Coronavirus Task Force and following their guidance as we continue our ongoing COVID-19 response.

For More Information:
For the most up to date information on the University’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, please visit the dedicated TAMIU COVID-19 site.
It includes responses to Frequently Asked Questions, international resources, campus updates, event cancellations and postponements, information in both English and Spanish, quick links, contact information and more.

 

 

 

 

 

The Testing Center adheres to the policies and guidelines set forth by our vendors:

Pearson VUE, LSAT, ETS TOEFL, ETS GRE and Collegeboard.

 

5201 University Boulevard

Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 201
Laredo, Texas 78041-1900

Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

No testing after 3:00 PM

Office: (956) 326-2131

Fax: (956) 326-2881


Director, Alejandro A. Martinez, Jr. - 956-326-2888

Associate Director, Blanca Ramos - 956-326-3190

Data & Information Specialist, Kaleena Hernández - 956-326-3191

Clerk, Jose L. Sanchez - 956-326-3192

Testing Center - 956-326-2131

Questions?

Email: thetestingcenter@tamiu.edu

 

TAMIU adheres to NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines for test administration and we are participants of the Consortium of College Testing Centers.

 PROUD MEMBERS OF 

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NCTA has established standards and guideline for
testing centers and testing personnel. A list of test
administrators who have endorsed these standards
may be found on this website.

NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines

CCTC Participant

NCTA supports distance learning by providing this free
web-based referral service. The CCTC web page
contains a listing of testing centers across the country
and abroad that wre willing to provide proctoring
services to students away from their campuses.

NCTA Consortium of College Testing Centers (CCTC)

 

 

Texas Success Initiative (TSIA2) Assessment

An updated Texas Success Initivative Assessment (TSIA2) was implemented by Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) on January 11, 2021.  The new TSIA2 version will take place of the former TSIA exam.  All students testing January 11, 2021 onward will take the new version of the TSIA exam.  The Reading and Writing has been combined into one section which is now called English Language Arts Reading (ELAR).  If you meet college readiness benchmarks with the previous version of the TSIA, the scores will be valid for 5 years from date the exam was taken.

Beginning Wednesday, August 28, 2013, the Texas Higher Coordinating Board requires all Texas pubic colleges and universities to administer the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA). This new exam replaces the current ACT COMPASS (TCOMP), ACCUPLACER and THEA exams. In addition, all examinees are required to take a Pre-Assessment Activity before they can take the TSIA exam.

You will need to printout the certificate at the end to present to the testing center before testing.

To access the Pre-Assessment Activity click on the link below

 

Pre-Assessment

Activity

 

Texas Success Initiative (TSA2) Assessment administration is as follows:
(Register at Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 201)


Tuesdays and Thursdays between 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

By appointment

Location: Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 201
Room 201
Fee: Varies ($10.00, $20.00 or $29.00)

Contact the Testing Center at Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 201 or call 956-326-2131 for more info.

 

PROPER IDENTIFICATION SUCH AS A STATE OR GOVERNMENT ISSUED IDENTIFICATION CARD IS NEEDED IN ORDER TO TEST AND OBTAIN TEST SCORES

ACT RESIDUAL*

Test Date:                          

April 17, 2021  

May 15, 2021              


Fee: $65.00

Contact the Testing Center at Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 201 or call 956-326-2131 for more info.

 

TSIA2 Assessment; COMPASS (T-COMP) and ACCUPLACER*
(Register at Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 201)


Tuesdays and Thursdays between 8:30 AM and 2:00 PM

By appointment

Location: Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center Room 201
Fee: Varies ($10.00, $20.00 or $29.00)

Contact the Testing Center at Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 201 or call 956-326-2131 for more info.

*Schedule subject to change as needed


TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language-Internet based*

July 24, 2021

August 21, 2021

September 24, 2021

October 29, 2021

November 20, 2021

December 10, 2021


Registration online at ETS

GRE - General Revised Exam - Internet based*

April 23, 2021

May 21, 2021

June 17, 2021

Preparation Courses: Office of Continuing Education 956-326-3098  ce@tamiu.edu PREP COURSES LINK

Registration online at ETS 

Contact the Testing Center at Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 201 or call 956-326-2131 for more information.

 

College of Education Representative Exam (Registration is done with COE - Anette Lara 326-3098 anette.lara@tamiu.edu)

Test Date: Last Date to Register: SCORE AVAILABLE***:

May 23, 2020 POSTPONED

***For Objective Exams only - written and/or oral may take up to 21 days.

 

GMAT

Arrangements can be made by phone:


San Antonio: (210) 494-7263 | (210) 431-4370
Corpus Christi: (361) 993-3793

Contact the Testing Center at Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 201 or call 956- 326-2131 for more info.

 

TExES - Computer Based

As of June 2013, TAMIU no longer offers the paper/pencil form of TExES administration.

For registration and available dates, please visit Pearson VUE:

https://home.pearsonvue.com/tea

 

 Contact the Certification Office in Killam Library 421B or call 956-326-2688 for more info.

 

Credit by Examination* 

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/digitalServices/pdf/clep/00515-029-CLEP-Top-Test-Center-Banner-300x250.jpg

Register in Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 201. All exams are by scheduled appointment.

Call Testing Center at 326-2131 for testing schedule.

CLEP Fee: $89.00 - Register and pay here

University Fee: $25.00

TOTAL COST: $114.00

Click here for TAMIU's CLEP Score Requirements

Advanced Placement (AP)

Contact the Testing Center at Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 201 or call 956-326-2131 for more information regarding AP.

Click here for TAMIU's AP Score Requirements

 

Contact the Testing Center at Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 201 or call 956-326-2131 for more information..

 

PROCTORED EXAMS*

TAMIU gladly offers proctoring services. Currently, there is a $25.00 fee for this service.

*Currently enrolled TAMIU students are not charged the $25 for online or face to face classes.

Register in Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center 201. All exams are by scheduled appointment.

Call Testing Center at 326-2131 for testing schedule.

Click here for setting up remote proctoring information

Click here to request proctoring service off campus.

Click here to request on campus proctoring services.

 

Spanish Placement (SPE) Dates:

March 29 - April 16, 2021

 

Spanish Skills Assessment (SSA) Dates: (For more information please contact the COE - Anette Lara 326-3098 anette.lara@tamiu.edu)

 

COMPREHENSIVES*

April 10, 2021 (Contact your discipline for more information)


Contact your appropriate department for location, time and further information.

 

*Call the testing center for test location

*Date, time and room location are subject to change

*Contact the testing center for registration procedures and for other information