The colleges of the Alamo Colleges District has suspended all in-person visits and staff will be serving students remotely.  You may communicate with our department via email, or phone at 210-486-4346. The TSI Assessment is now available to be taken from home.  Click here for information on taking the TSI from Home.

Hours of Operation For Fall

Monday - Wednesday:  8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Thursday:  8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Friday: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (First Saturday of the Month)

Sunday: Closed

Testing Office will be closed for the Winter Holiday from December 21st to January 1st, 2021.

Happy Holidays from the NVC Testing Center!

Thank you for your understanding and patience as we remotely serve you!

Testing Center

Welcome to the Assessment and Testing Office!

The Assessment & Testing Office’s mission is to provide testing services in support of our students and community and strive for a timely enrollment, retention, and completion in order to create opportunities for Student Success.

HoursOur Hours differ depending on the purpose of your visit, please review our Hours page for details.

TSI AssessmentVisit our TSI Assessment page to find out more about the exam and its requirements.  

Make-Up ExamsWe proctor make-up exams for Alamo Colleges courses. If you are a student or faculty member using this service, click here to see our requirements.

AccommodationsWe provide testing accommodations to students registered with our Access Office. If you are a student or faculty member using this service, click here to see our requirements. 

 AP & CLEPVisit our AP & CLEP page if you are interested in taking a CLEP exam or if you are seeking credit based on AP/CLEP scores. 

Helpful LinksVisit our Helpful Links page for TSI prep material as well as other helpful info.

Stay on Track to a Degree with the No Cost Testing 

The Alamo Colleges is offering the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) test, which usually costs $32, at no cost between May 1 and June 20, 2020.

The Texas Success Initiative (TSI) is a state-required assessment test to determine college readiness in reading, writing, and math. All first-time college students must take the TSI test before enrolling in classes unless you are exempt. 

This is a $130,000 investment that will benefit nearly 5,000 students.

Who is eligible for No Cost Testing?

Students who intend to enroll in Summer 2020 or Fall 2020.

Dual credit, academies, ECHS or other high school programs do not qualify for no cost testing.

Will No Cost Testing be available for future terms?


How will students verify eligibility?

Students should check with the Testing Center at the college to determine if they are eligible for no cost testing.