Testing has suspended on campus testing.  The 7 day 24 hour Examity proctoring from home option will still be available.  If you need assistance you may contact us at nvc-assessment@alamo.edu, 210-486-4346 or visit our virtual Zoom Lobby. See below for Zoom Lobby link and availability.

Zoom Lobby Hours of Operation For January 2022

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Friday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Zoom Chat


On Campus TSIA 2 Administration

NVC Assessment and Testing has suspended on campus TSI Testing.  See TSI from Home.

Please bring the following items with you for your appointment: 

Photo ID 

Form of Payment (We accept cash or card only) 

A locker will be provided for other personal belongings 

Masks are highly encouraged


No Cost TSI 

The TSIA 2 is now available at no cost for students that have submitted their high school or college transcript and applied with Northwest Vista College. This is only for the initial administration and does not cover a retest. Student enrolling for the purpose to take college courses while taking high school courses such as Dual Credit or Early Admit program are not eligible for the no cost TSIA 2. 


Testing Hours

On Campus Testing has been suspended. See TSI from Home Information.

Appointments can be made by calling our Testing Office at 210-486-4346


We are located at the Desert Willow Welcome Center (DWWC) Room 221 

Testing Room 221D (inside the Testing Center)

Parking will be located next to our building at the Texas Ash Parking Garage

NVC Campus Map 

If you need assistance locating our office please contact our Testing Office at 210-486-4346

What to Expect

How long does it take to complete the TSI Assessment?

The TSI Assessment is not a timed test 

The average time to complete all sections of the test is about 4 hours 

All TSI test must be completed within 14 days of starting your session 

How long does it take to receive my scores? 

Students will receive a copy of their score report upon completion of their exam

 How long is my score valid? 

TSI Assessment scores are valid for 5 years from the date of testing

For more information on the TSI Assessment please visit: 

Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Rules