No placement or THEA alternative will be given without a TRF.
Students must arrive 90 minutes before closing in order to be tested and to allow enough time to complete examinations!
As an “open testing center,” we service students who are not enrolled at ECC, but not for TSI compliance. In order to meet TSI compliance, students must test at the institution where they are seeking enrollment!
The Enrollment Process
AAA: Application, Advisement, & Assessment!
Submit Application for Admissions
See Advisor in Counseling Center (214-860-2084)
Get Test Referral Form (TRF) from Advisor to take to Assessment Center
Must be tested as required by law
Must meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Standards
Accuplacer is state-approved alternative test for THEA
Assesses 3 skills:
Adaptive test (automatically adjusts to students’ individual skill levels)
Practice test available online!
Go to www.dcccd.edu and click on Admissions & Registration, Take an Assessment Test, Practice Test, Accuplacer, and finally Take the Accuplacer.