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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 - Thur 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Fri 8:00 AM - 3:00 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.

               

Subscriber Logo                    PROUD MEMBERS OF                       CCTC Partiipant

 

NCTA has established standards and guideline for                             NCTA supports distance learning by providing this free
testing centers and testing personnel.  A list of test                            web-based referral service.  The CCTC web page
administrators who have endorsed these standards                            contains a listing of testing centers across the country
may be found on this website.                                                             and abroad that wre willing to provide proctoring
                                                                                                            services to students away from their campuses.
NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines                                   NCTA Consortium of College Testing Centers (CCTC)
 



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

 on link below:

 Online Payment




 

Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment

Beginning Wednesday, August 28, 2013, the Texas Higher Coordinating Board requires all Texas pubic colleges and universities to administer the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSI).  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 TSI 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 (TSI) 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*

REGISTRATION STARTS OCTOBER 1, 2019

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

April 25, 2020                          April 17, 2020                                      May 8, 2020

May 16, 2020                           May 8, 2020                                        May 29, 2020

June 27, 2020                          June 19, 2020                                     July 10, 2020

July 25, 2020                            July 17, 2020                                      August 7, 2020

August 15, 2020                       August 7, 2020                                  August 28, 2020


Fee: $60.00

 **ACT Scores graded manually pending official score from ACT

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

 

TSI 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


GRE - General Exam - Pencil/Paper*


Registration online at ETS

GRE - General Revised Exam - Internet based*

May 9, 2020

June 26, 2020

 

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 - Dr. Salazar   326-2688 jesse.salazar@tamiu.edu)                     

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

April 18, 2020                         POSTPONED                                       

May 23, 2020                         May 18, 2020                                        June 5, 2020

***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)

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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 regading 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. 

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.


SSA/SPE Dates: 

March 9 - 25, 2020

May 11 - 29, 2020

August 3 - 14, 2020

 

COMPREHENSIVES*

April 4, 2020


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