A photo I.D. is required for ALL testing.
All cellphones MUST be turned COMPLETELY Off.
Components and Cut Scores for the New TSI Assessment
TSI Assessment for course placement – Untimed
The entire TSI Assessment consists of 4 sections with an average test time of 4-6 hours. The computer adaptive questions are administered in the order below. Your scores on the initial questions determine if you will receive further testing on the diagnostic component or the Adult Basic Education component. (EACH STUDENT MUST completes the Pre-Assessment Activity at least one time).
Reading: 24 initial questions, no time limit. (Possible 42 diagnostic questions OR 30 Adult Basic Education questions).
Reading score of 351 – 390 no additional testing required = College Level Ready
Reading score of 342 – 350 will take the diagnostic component
Reading score 310 – 341 will take the Adult Basic Education component
Writing: 20 initial questions, no time limit. (Possible 42 questions or 30 Adult Basic Education questions
and/or type an essay of 300 – 600 words).
Writing score of 351 -390 will receive the essay component (363+ only the essay component)
Writing score of 350-362 will receive the diagnostic component (351-362 diagnostic and essay
Writing score of 310 – 349 will take the Adult Basic Education component (If ABE score is 4+ will
receive the essay).
Math: Approximately 20 questions – not time limit. (Possible 40 diagnostic questions or 30 Adult Basic
Math score of 350 – 390 no additional testing at this time = College Level Ready
Math score of 336 – 349 will receive the diagnostic component
Math score of 310 – 335 will receive the Adult Basic Education component
Computer Skills Placement (CSP): 70 questions, 70 minute time limit.
To access the Pre-Assessment log into
http://econnect.dcccd.edu/PreAssessment Video/MVC.jspGo to Current Student Menu; Look under Prepare to register; Click on Pre-Assessment Activity; Select your College choice; Click on and view Video. After completion of the Video click link at the bottom of video.
Room S- 2101
Contact # 214-860-8571