What is TSI?

The Texas Success Initiative (TSI) is a state-legislated program designed to improve student success in college. There are two components of the program:

  1. An assessment to diagnose students’ basic skills in reading, writing, and
  2. Developmental or college preparatory instruction to strengthen academic skills that need

Who must take an exam for TSI?

Any student seeking a degree or certificate with more than 42 hours and who does not meet exemption criteria must take an approved exam for TSI.

What is the approved exam for TSI offered at LSC-O?


How do I schedule to take an approved TSIA2 exam?

Call the LSCO Testing Center at 409-882-3330, or visit room 104 at the Ron E. Lewis library to schedule an appointment for an exam.  You may also schedule by emailing Victoria.Norville@lsco.edu or TestingCenter@lsco.edu.  For more information on exams offered, visit the Testing Center.