How to Take the TSIA

Testing in-person or through Examity is the fastest way to take the TSIA and ensure your scores are received by Blinn College to be able to register for your classes as soon as possible.

  1. Apply to Blinn College to receive a Blinn ID number and Buc email address.
  2. Complete a mandatory Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA).
  3. Choose one of the following to sign up to take your TSIA:
    • Through Blinn College
    • Remote through Examity
      • Examity is an online proctoring company that offers remote, proctored testing 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Testing through Examity is a fast and flexible way to take the TSIA2. The fee to use the Examity service is an additional $25. Once you complete the form and your Examity voucher has been generated, you will receive an e-mail from ACCUPLACER. This e-mail has very specific instructions you must follow in order to schedule your TSIA2 assessment with Examity. Blinn College Testing Appointment Request Form.
      • More information about Examity is available here.
    • In-person at a non-Blinn location (may have an additional fee)
      • If you wish to test in person at another testing center, we can issue a voucher to have your scores automatically uploaded to our systems. To test at another location:
        1. Find a testing center nearby using the Accuplacer Testing Center Lookup.
        2. Verify that you can test with them using a voucher from another school. Please note that most schools will charge you a proctor fee that is in addition to the testing fee you pay Blinn College. 
        3. Fill out the Blinn College Remote Voucher Request.
        4. After your request is completed by Blinn College, you will receive an email from Accuplacer. Monitor your email and junk email folder for this email.
  4. Pay Online

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