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TSI Information for Online Students

Steps for Online Students

  1. Take the pre-assessment
    1. Watch the pre-assessment video.
    2. Click the "Continue to Assessment" link under the video.
    3. The "Continue to Assessment" link will direct you to eConnect.
    4. Log in to eConnect using your student ID and eConnect password.
    5. Click the box to verify that you watched the video; then submit.
    6. Complete the pre-assessment activity.
  2. Review the sample questions.
  3. Log into econnect. Click on "Credit Student Menu". Under "My Personal Information" click on "My Advising Report (GPA)". Make sure PAA shows as "taken" with the date it was completed.
  4. Get a referral from an academic advisor/TSI Coordinator from the college where you will take the test. Take the referral and a photo ID to the testing center.
    • If you are not able to take an assessment test at one of the colleges of DCCCD but are still in the state of Texas, you may take an assessment test at a local community college or university in your area and fax your assessment scores to Dallas Colleges Online Admissions, at 972-669-6409.
    • If you are an out-of-state student taking classes online, please contact an online learning advisor for a referral.
    • Please keep in mind that we cannot guarantee free testing from an outside institution.