Testing Services

Testing Services

Need to take a test?

To sign up for a test, select the exam from the list below and complete all necessary steps to prepare for the test.

TEsting CEnter Hours

Fall/Spring

Monday and Thursday
8 am – 9 pm

Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday
8 am - 5 pm

Saturday
9 am - 2 pm

Closed holidays

 

Summer

Monday - Thursday
8 am – 5 pm

Closed holidays

 

Required Documentation

Valid Photo ID

Student ID, driver’s license, military ID, and passports are a valid form of ID.
* Some tests require receipt of payment before testing session begins. *
 
 

Select Test Below for Details

The scores below will permit any student to take the Accuplacer College-Level Math Placement. Test scores below are valid for up to 5 years following the date the test was taken.

*Not Math TSIA*

The Accuplacer College-Level Math Placement test is NOT the math section of the TSIA.

REQUIREMENTS

Test

Math Score

ACT 23 Composite with 19 Math
GED 165 Mathematical Reasoning
SAT (after March 5, 2016) 530 Math
STAAR Level 2 score of 4000 on the Algebra II (EOC)
TSIA 950

 

Test taking options

Online/remote Testing

  • Proctored by Examity
  • Cost $25

Online sign-up steps

      1. Complete the Voucher Request form for College Math Placement.
      2. Check your email. Within two business days, you will receive an email from Accuplacer and we will forward the same email with other directions.
      3. Contact Examity for appointment (details in the email received from Examity).

Remote Testing Voucher

In-Person Testing

  • MC Testing Center
  • By appointment
  • No charge for MC students; $25 for non-MC testers

In-Person Sign-up Step

Schedule an appointment by completing the Appointment Form:

On-Campus Testing Appointment Form

Placement Guidelines

Next-Generation Advanced Algebra and Functions Accuplacer College-Level Math Placement 

Course

Scaled Score

MATH 1314 College Algebra
MATH 1324 Business Math
MATH 1332 Quantitative Reasoning
MATH 1342 Statistics

200-236

MATH 1316 Trigonometry
MATH 1325 Business Calculus
MATH 1350 Math for Teachers I
MATH 2412 Precalculus

237-264

MATH 2413 Calculus

265 and above

 

Multiple Measures Math Placement

To be considered for multiple measures math placement, students’ cumulative high school GPA based on core courses must be ≥ 3.0/4.0, must be TSI complete in Mathematics, and meet the following criteria.

Course

Multiple Measures Criteria

MATH 1316

 

 

 

B (or better) in high school Pre-Calculus taken less than
12 months ago OR B (or better) in Trig taken less than
12 months ago

OR

A in high school Algebra II AND less than 12 months since
last math class

MATH 2412



 

 

B (or better) in high school Pre-Calculus taken less than
24 months ago OR B (or better) in Trig taken less than
24 months ago

OR

A in high school Algebra II AND less than
24 months since last math class

MATH 2413

 

 

 

A in high school Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry less than
24 months ago

OR

B (or better) in high school Calculus less than
24 months ago

Students not meeting these criteria may contact the Mathematics Department Chair for alternative placement.

What you need to know

  • Available online
  • Proctoring will be done through ATI Testing
  • Proctoring fee will be added to the ATI testing fee when you begin the exam
  • TEAS Testing begins promptly at 8:30 am on Thursdays
  • Reservations must be made before noon on Tuesday before your preferred test date because a systems check will need to be run the day before the exam.
  • Further details will be provided when the reservation form has been received.

MC NURSING PROGRAMS

The Midland College Nursing Department allows students to take the TEAS test 3 times. After the 3rd attempt or more, please contact the Nursing Department at (432) 685–6462 for further instructions OR for more information go to: 

MC Nursing Index

MC Nursing: TEAS attempts

The Midland College Nursing Department allows students to take the TEAS test 3 times. After the 3rd attempt or more, please contact the Nursing Department at (432) 685–6462 for further instructions. 

Nursing Student Attempts

Wait

1st 6 Weeks
2nd 6 Weeks
3rd Contact the Nursing Department
 

 

 

 

MC SONOGRAPHY PROGRAM

There isn't a waiting period between attempts. HOWEVER, students are allowed only 3 attempts in 1 year. For more information go to:

Sonography

Computer Requirements

  • Webcam
  • Microphone
  • High-speed internet

Reservations

To reserve a session complete the TEAS Registration by clicking the link below.
 

Online TEAS Sign-Up

What is CLEP?

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests allow students to acquire college credit by showing mastery of a college subject via a 90-minute exam.

Cost

  • $89/exam is required at the time of registration, Non-Refundable
  • $25 Midland College proctoring fee, Non-Refundable

Study Guides

CLEP study guides are available through the Midland College Testing Center.
Email testing@midland.edu to request a guide.

Registration Process

  • Appointment Availability
    Before registering for a CLEP exam at the CLEP website, visit https://midlandcollege.as.me/CLEP to ensure appointment availability.
  • Registration Requirement
    CLEP Registration must be completed at least 24 hours BEFORE the  testing appointment

CLEP Registration & Payment

Don’t forget

  • Bring a current, valid photo ID and your Registration ticket on testing day.
  • Bring $25 proctoring fee
    Pay at MC Cashier’s Office, next the the Testing Center on test day
  • Testing must occur within 60 days testing fee is received
  • Testing & Registration fees are non-refundable
  • If running late, call us to discuss rescheduling: (432) 685-4504

Schedule Appointment

Eligibility Requirements for High School Equivalency Testing

A resident of the state who has not graduated from an accredited high school is eligible to take the high school equivalency test per Texas Education Code, Section 7.111 in accordance with rules promulgated by the State Board of Education. Eligibility requirements for high school equivalency testing are defined in the Texas Administrative Code, Title 19, Part 2, Chapter 89, Subchapter C, Rule §89.43.

How to register for the GED Exam

Candidates register online by clicking the link below, creating an account on ged.com, and then scheduling a test at the Midland College Testing Center located at Scharbauer Student Center, Room 260.

For  registration assistance, call the GED® Testing Service at (877) 392-6433. When registering, enter your legal name as it appears on your primary identification.

COST

  • $145 for All 4 SUBJECTs
  • FREE for students who complete GED Classes @ MC

Free CLASSES & TEst

MC offers free classes to prepare for the GED Test AND a voucher to take the test at no cost. Learn more about class offerings and registration by visiting GED Classes @ MC

GED Classes @ MC

Registration Process

Register and pay for the GED Test by clicking the Register for the GED Test link below.

The Testing Center does not schedule for test candidates or accept payment for the exams.

Register for the GED Test

Test Requirements

High school equivalency exams test-takers must meet the following requirements:

  • 18 years of age (age exceptions below)
  • Not be enrolled in an accredited high school
  • Not be a high school graduate from an accredited high school
  • Have a Current Government Issued Photo ID*
    Expired ID's: As of June 1, 2021, expired ID's are no longer accepted.
      • State driver license
      • Department of Public Safety identification card
      • Military ID
      • Passport
      • U.S. passport card
      • Matrícula consular
      • School ID's are not accepted
*If the test-taker does not have a current, government issued photo ID, they must provide a picture ID with their name on it, along with proof of Texas residency. A school ID is accepted here, along with proof of Texas residency.
 
Provide proof of Texas residency examples:
        • Texas driver license or Texas ID
        • Utility bill showing a Texas address
        • Bank statement showing a Texas address
        • Copy of a current lease

Age Exceptions

Individuals under the age of 18 are required to attend school (Texas Education Code Chapter 25, Section 25.085) unless they qualify for an exemption (Texas Education Code Chapter 25, Section 25.086).

For online proctored exams, a parent or guardian must be present at the pre-test check-in to give consent and authorize the underage testing. The parent or guardian's ID is required.

17 Year Old Test-Takers

To qualify for an age exception, a 17-year-old must:

  • Have a government (national or foreign) issued photo ID
    (see above for ID requirements)
  • Have proof of Texas residency
    (see above for residency requirements)
  • Verify you are not currently enrolled in school (unless enrolled in an approved in-school High School Equivalency Program)
  • Not have an accredited high school diploma
  • Have parent/guardian permission

Alternatively, a 17-year-old may qualify under the 16-year-old rule below.

16 Year Old Test-Takers

To qualify for an age exception, a 16-year-old must:

  • Have a government (national or foreign) issued photo ID (see above for ID requirements)
  • Have proof of Texas residency (see above for residency requirements)
  • Not have an accredited high school diploma
  • Be one of the following:
    • In the care of a state agency
    • Under a court order issued under Family Code 65.103 (a) (3)
    • Enrolled in a Job Corps training program
    • Enrolled in the Texas Challenge Academy

GED Testing Services Texas Policies

Midland College instructors may issue course exams that require a proctor. The instructor must coordinate these exams with the Testing Center and an appointment is required. 

Location

Midland College Main Campus
Scharbauer Student Center

  MAP

What to Bring

Photo ID and any materials the instructor requires for the exam (i.e. graphing calculator, etc.)

* If you run late, call us at (432) 685-4504 to discuss rescheduling. 

Schedule Appointment

rEGISTRATION

All Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) testers must bring their Online Exam Eligibility Form to the Testing Center. When you pay and register for your TCFP test, this form is emailed to you.

Location

Midland College Main Campus
Scharbauer Student Center, Room 260

MAP

What to Bring

Photo ID

* If you run late, call us at (432) 685-4504 to discuss rescheduling. 

Schedule Appointment

Can I Skip the TSIA?

If you are unsure whether you need to take the TSIA to get started at Midland College, visit our TSIA Information & Requirements page. If you have any questions, contact us by phone at (432) 685-4504 or email at testing@midland.edu

TSIA Information & Requirements

 

How to Sign-up

Step 1: Complete *Required* TSIA2 Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA)

 

**All TSIA2 TEST TAKERS**

Before taking the TSIA2, Midland College is required to provide a Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA). The State requires students to participate in the activity and that completion is documented prior to testing. The PAA addresses:

  • An explanation of the importance of the TSIA2 and how the assessment works;
  • Practice test questions and feedback;
  • An explanation of all your developmental education options, if you don't meet the minimum passing standard;
  • Information on campus and community resources that will help you succeed as a college student.

Testing Site

Select Midland College as your testing site, even if attending another school elsewhere.
 

Click below to get started

The PAA must be completed to take the TSIA2 exam

To begin, click the link below and create an account by selecting "Texas Success Initiative 2.0 Pre-Assessment Activity (TSIA2 - PAA)" to start the assessment.

After completing the PAA, email the COMPLETION CERTIFICATE to testing@midland.edu. In the email, the following information must also be included:

  • Attach the PAA Completion Certificate
  • Full Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Student ID number
  • Personal email address

TSIA Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA)

 

Step 2: Make an Appointment

Choose your preferred test taking experience below to make an appointment with the Testing Center.

TSIA Pre-Assessment

In order to receive your scores, you will need to complete the TSIA Pre-Assessment Activity.

Location

Midland College Main Campus
Scharbauer Student Center

MAP

What to Bring

  • Photo ID
  • $29 fee to be paid at Cashier’s Office
  • Proof of completion of the TSI Pre-Assessment Activity

* If you run late, call us at (432) 685-4504 to discuss rescheduling. *

Schedule Appointment

Fee Waiver

A fee waiver is available for students who are unable to pay the $29 fee required to take the TSIA at the Testing Center. Students receiving a waiver must have a completed FAFSA/TAFSA on file with Midland College. Please complete the following form to request to waive the testing fee. 

TSIA Fee Waiver

Examity

TSIA Online is administered through Examity. Examity is a third party online proctoring service approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for TSIA Assessment and Accuplacer proctoring. Spaces are limited and booking in advance, but they are working to add more sessions.

ACCUPLACER on Examity

TSIA Pre-Assessment

To receive your scores, complete the TSI Pre-Assessment Activity.

Technical Requirements

  • BROWSER
    Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox
    Disable the pop-up blocker. Make sure the browser is up-to-date.

  • EQUIPMENT

    • Computer - Desktop, Chromebook (for automated proctoring only), or a laptop
      Tablets and mobile devices are not supported.

    • Webcam (built-in or external)

    • Microphone (built-in or external)

    • External speakers (built-in or external)

  • INTERNET CONNECTION
    An upload and download speed of at least 2 Mbps

    Test Computer Requirements

How to Get your Testing Voucher and Next Steps

  1. Complete the Voucher Request form.

    Reservation/Voucher Request Form

  2. Check your email.
    Within two business days, we will send you an email with voucher and other directions.

  3. Contact Examity for appointment.
    Details in the email received from Examity.

  4. Once your scores arrive at MC, we will send you an email on next steps.

Step 3: Pay for the Test

If you intend to take the test on campus, please plan to pay the $29 testing fee at the Cashier's office across from the Testing Center in the Scharbauer Student Center. If you wish to take the test online via Examity, you will pay for your test online when you schedule your appointment on Examity.

Step 4: Do your best!

Remember, the TSIA is a placement exam to determine your future classes. Prepare by studying the free testing preparation resources below. 

Free Test Prep Resources

MATH ONLY

Visit the EdReady website to set up your free account.
For TSI tutoring, enter the Goal Key: TSIprep

EdReady

ALL SECTIONS

TSI Preparation from Accuplacer

ACCUPLACER

Additional Testing Options

Questions?

ABOUT TESTING?

Email: testing@midland.edu

ABOUT REGISTRATION/ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS?

Email: enroll@midland.edu 

Midland College Testing Center


Location

Scharbauer Student Center
Room 260
(432) 685-4504
Fax (432) 685-6495
testing@midland.edu

MAP

Contact

BeaLea Somerville
Testing Center Clerk
bsomerville@midland.edu