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     Coastal Bend College – College Placement Exam 2014 Test Schedule – Alice Site
    (361) 664-2981 Ext:  3043 - Front Desk Area


    The College Placement Exam –TSI Assessment is computer adaptive and state approved. 

    TSI Assessment Exam

    All first time students pursuing a degree or Level II certificate are required to take a state approved Texas Success Initiative (TSI) exam  prior to registration.  This exam can be from one to seven hours long – based upon the individual.   http://www.coastalbend.edu/collegeplacement 

    Pre-Assessment Activity Mandatory

    All first-time college students will need to go through a Pre-Assessment Activity which consists of the following:  

    (1) the importance of this assessment, [Based upon your scores on the TSI Assessment – this will decide whether you are eligible for a college level course or if you will need to take a developmental or preparation course – which will not give you college credit.  A developmental course will help you build your skills so that you will eventually be able to take a college level course.  These courses give you a foundation in the subject area that you need preparation in.  The TSI Assessment exam is very important and we want you to do as well as you possibly can.]
    (2)
    sample questions, [go to:  http://www.coastalbend.edu/tsiresource/ for sample questions and other resources to help you prepare for the TSI Assessment]
    (3) 
    course options, and [Coastal Bend College offers various course options:   NCBO - Non-Course Based course - which is a non-semester length course delivered in an intense workshop setting,  Integrated Course - which is a course that integrates two areas - such as Reading and Writing together so that a student gets two courses for the time and price of one course,  Lecture courses (class-room style course with instructor – face-to-face); Distance Learning courses (class-room setting, but video cameras and microphones link you to other sites with other students.  The instructor may move around from site-to-site to have face time with each area); Internet courses (do your course work from home, but some courses may have you take a proctored exam at a CBC site); Weekend College courses (go to:  http://www.coastalbend.edu/weekend/)]
    (4)
    resources for students. 

    Services available for students at CBC 

    Tutoring 

    Go to:  http://www.coastalbend.edu/tutoring/ 

    Financial Aid 

    Go to: http://www.coastalbend.edu/FinAid/ 

    Title V – Laptop Computer/Calculator Loan program  

    Go to:  http://www.coastalbend.edu/tech_request/ 

    Library  

    Go to:  http://lrc.coastalbend.edu/about 

    Student Development Advisors  

    Go to:  http://www.coastalbend.edu/Counseling/ 

    Testing  

    Go to:  http://www.coastalbend.edu/testing/  

    Housing/Student Activities 

    Go to:  http://www.coastalbend.edu/StudentLife/  

     

     

       

    Please note the following test policies:
    (1) Test Fee is $29.00 – this fee is paid at the front desk  - when you enter the Alice Site, and then the receipt is taken to the – Testing Department to have a reservation made.   A Testing Contract must be completed before a reservation is made.
    (2) If a first-time college student, the mandatory Pre-Assessment Activity must be completed before the examinee may test.
    (3) Paid reservations are required.
    (4) Seven working days required for re-scheduling.
    (5) Late arrivals or missed appointments forfeit the $29 fee.
    (6) Examinees should report to the test center at least 30 minutes before test time listed below.,
    (7) Current picture identification and CBC ID # required.
    (8) Special test accommodations require documentation and two weeks notice.
    (9)
    Students are not allowed to bring any electronic device (cell phone, mp3 player, camera, etc..) into the testing room.  They will leave their personal items in their vehicle, with a friend, or will turn the items in to the testing personnel when they sign-in for the exam – before entering the exam room  The personal items will be collected and stored at the owner’s risk.  Coastal Bend College will not be responsible for any items lost or stolen.

    Steps before testing:
    (1)  Pay the exam fee and bring a copy of the receipt to the testing department so you can make your reservation with the testing department.  (Reservations are first-come, first-served, paid reservations basis).
    (2)  Fill out the testing contract and if applicable complete the "Pre-Assessment Activity". 
    (3) On the day of testing, bring Photo ID and 
    CBC ID Number.  If you don't have a CBC ID# go to:  http://www.coastalbend.edu/Apply_Texas_Application/ at least a week in advance of testing.  

    New - 7/28/14 :  If you are not able to test during one of the scheduled test dates, please ask our testing personnel about additional dates that you may test.  As long as we have lab space and testing personnel available to administer the exam we will administer the TSI Assessment to individuals if they've already paid their TSI fee, filled out the TSI Assessment Contract, and have Photo ID and know their CBC ID# or social security number.  Be aware that the complete TSI Assessment can be one (1) to nine (9) hours in length.  If an individual is not able to complete the exam within a day, then they will need to come back on another day to complete it.  A TSI Assessment Ticket will be given to individuals to remind them about the date and time that they will need to return to complete the exam. 

    College Placement Exam Schedule –Subject to Change – Location:  Room 130 -  Testing Department
     

      

    Revised 11/24/14

     

     

    2014 TSI Assessment Test Dates  
    Date     Time
    January 3, 2014 - Friday  10 a.m. 
    January 7, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m. 
    January 8, 2014 - Wednesday       10 a.m. 
    February 4, 2014 - Tuesday       10 a.m. 
    March 3, 2014 - Monday  10 a.m. 
    April 2, 2014 - Wednesday  10 a.m. 
    April 16, 2014 - Wednesday       10 a.m.
    May 12, 2014 - Monday  10 a.m. 
    May 13, 2014 - Tuesday        10 a.m.
    May 21, 2014 - Wednesday   10 a.m.
    May 22, 2014 - Thursday  10 a.m. 
    May 27, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m. 
    May 28, 2014 - Wednesday  10 a.m. 
    May 29, 2014 - Thursday  10 a.m. 
    June 3, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m. 
    June 10, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    June 17, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m. 
    June 24, 2014 - Tuesday       10 a.m.
    July 1, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m. 
    July 8, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    July 15, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m. 
    July 22, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    July 29, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m. 
    August 5, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m. 
    August 12, 2014 - Tuesday      10 a.m.
    August 18, 2014 - Monday  10 a.m. 
    August 19, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m. 
    August 20, 2014 - Wednesday  10 a.m. 
    August 21, 2014 - Thursday  10 a.m. 
    August 25, 2014 - Monday  10 a.m. 
    September 9, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    September 23, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    October 7, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    October 21, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    November 4, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    November 18, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    December 2, 2014 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
       

     

    2015 TSI Assessment Test Dates
    Date       Time 
    January 6, 2015 - Tuesday  9 a.m. 
    January 7, 2015 - Wednesday  9 a.m.
    January 8, 2015 - Thursday  10 a.m.
    January 12, 2015 - Monday  10 a.m.
    January 13, 2015 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    January 14, 2015 - Wednesday  10 a.m.
    January 15, 2015 - Thursday  10 a.m.
    February 3, 2015 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    February 17, 2015 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    March 3, 2015 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    March 17, 2015 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    March 31, 2015 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    April 14, 2015 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    April 28, 2015 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    May 12, 2015 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    May 19, 2015 - Tuesday  10 a.m.
    May 26, 2015 - Tuesday       10 a.m.
    May 27, 2015 - Wednesday  10 a.m.
    May 28, 2015 - Thursday  10 a.m.
       

    Coastal Bend College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability.
    Page revised 11/24/14 - 8:45 a.m.