Lone Star College Testing Centers provide a variety of testing services to students including, but not limited to Placement Exams, Make-up Exams/LSC-Online Exams, Correspondence Exams, Challenge exams Foreign Language Exams and Exams for students approved for ADA Accommodations.
No testing will begin within the last hour of closing.
All students, unless considered TSI Exempt, must take the TSI assessment prior to enrolling at LSC. Enrollment in most college-level courses requires scores high enough to place into the college-level courses or students will need to complete all appropriate developmental coursework with a “C” or better.
Students requiring make-up exams must make prior arrangements with their instructor before taking a make-up test in any Lone Star College Testing Center.
Many distance learning courses require proctored exams and these exams can be taken in any Lone Star College Testing Center. This is limited to students enrolled in online or hybrid courses. Prior arrangements with the instructor should be made to ensure the exam materials are sent prior to students arriving.
The following items are required for taking the test:
Photo ID (Driver's License, school ID, etc.)
Lone Star College Testing Centers will proctor correspondence tests from other universities for a fee of $25 per test. Students will need to make arrangements with their university to have their tests sent directly to a Lone Star College Testing Center.
Lone Star College has established equivalent course credit for minimum passing scores for several external challenge examination programs, including the Achievement test (ACT), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), AVANT Placement, Advanced Placement (AP), and International Baccalaureate (IB).
Note: College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams are only available at LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park. For more information, contact one of the Testing Centers.
Lone Star College students with previous language experience must take the Avant Foreign Language Placement Exam prior to enrolling in language courses to be placed into the correct level. Contact a Lone Star College Testing Center for more information.