TSI Assessment Testing


The TSI Assessment measures your strengths and weaknesses in mathematics and statistics, reading and writing, and is an indicator of how ready you are to handle college-level courses. The results of the assessment, in conjunction with your academic background, goals and interests, are used by academic advisers and counselors to place you in the appropriate course that matches your skill level. The goal is to help you become ready for college-level course work.

Mandatory Pre-Assessment Activity

Before taking the TSI Assessment, a Pre-Assessment Activity must be completed and documentation provided to the testing center's check-in before you can test. Click on the link below to be directed to take the Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA) for SFA, or contact the TSI office at 936-468-5803 for more information on the PAA.

SFASU PAA www.tsipreview.com/welcome/Stephen-F-Austin-University

The Pre-Assessment Activity includes the following:

  • An explanation of the importance of the TSI Assessment
  • Practice test questions and feedback
  • An explanation of all your developmental education options, if you don't meet the minimum passing standard; and
  • Information on campus and community resources that will help you succeed as a college student.

*You will not be allowed to take the TSI Assessment until you have completed this activity!

Test Scheduling
(After Pre-Assessment Activity is completed)

  • PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED because space may be limited.
  • You must call 936-468-3958 to pre-register for the TSI ASSESSMENT.
  • FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. Test Results are Available Same Day or Next.


  • Place: Thomas Rusk Building, Room 328
  • Time: You must call 936-468-3958 to pre-register for the TSI Assessment.
  • Cost:
    • $40.00 for taking all sections
    • $25.00 per individual section
      (Cash, Debit Card, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express, check or money order payable to SFA)

Payment and valid photo identification with signature. Locker storage is available for
small items.

Identification Requirements:

CURRENT (NOT-EXPIRED) OFFICIAL PHOTO IDENTIFCATION: Original and valid (not expired) government-issued identification is required. Acceptable identification documents include passport with photo and signature, driver's license with photo and signature, state identification issued by motor vehicle agency with photo and signature, or military identification with photo and signature. No other identification will be acceptable.

Accommodations for Examinees with Disabilities:

If you require accommodations based on a professionally diagnosed and documented disability, you may submit documentation to support your request to SFASU Disability Services.  All documentation must be submitted well in advance of your preferred testing date.  Contact Disability Services at 936/468-3004 if you have questions concerning special accommodations for the TSI Assessment Test.

Physical Address                                                      
Stephen F. Austin State University                             
Disability Services
2100 North Raguet
Human Services Building, Room 325
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

Mailing Address
Stephen F. Austin State University
Disability Services
P.O. Box 6130, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

Additional Information

  • Cellular telephones, beepers, cameras, and all photographic, communication, computer, and electronic devices are strictly prohibited in the testing room.
  • Prohibited items may not be accessed during any unscheduled breaks.
  • Mechanical pencils and pens are not allowed in the testing room.
  • Food, drinks, gum, candy and tobacco are not permitted in the testing room.

You can obtain helpful information regarding TSI Assessment at:

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