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CyFair Assessment Center (Testing)

Assessment CenterNOTE: The CyFair Testing Center is administering exams by appointment only. Please refer to the chart below for instructions on how to schedule appointments for each exam type. NO walk-in testing will be allowed. Appointments are required! 

Use the "Schedule an Appointment" link to make an appointment. For Pearson VUE exams, you will need to schedule directly through the Pearson VUE website.

The Assessment Center at LSC-CyFair is located in the CASA building, Room 104. We also will have some appointments in the CASA building, Room 224

Phone: 281-290-3220 E-mail: cyfair.testingcenter@lonestar.edu 

NOTE: use the chart below for more details on specific exams. There may be items you need to complete prior to test day. 

Exams with virtual proctoring options will incur an additional proctoring fee paid directly to the 3rd party company, not Lone Star College. 

Exam

In Person?

Virtual/
Remote?

Instructions on how to schedule

Academic/
Instructional Exams
for Lone Star College Courses

NO for Online courses

YES for Hybrid courses (limited to 2 per course, per semester)

YES for face-to-face (instructor approved make-ups and students with accommodations ONLY)

Contact Instructor for options

Use the "schedule an appointment" link to find available times. 

Make-up exams do not count against the 2-exam max per hybrid course. 

Testing for in person classes is limited to students with testing accommodations and approved make-up exams for select students. 

Avant YES YES

In person: Use the "schedule an appointment" link to find available times. 

Virtual:

CLEP YES NO

Use the "schedule an appointment" link to find available times. 

NOTE: You must obtain a CLEP registration ticket from College Board before you can test. See the CLEP site for more details: https://clep.collegeboard.org/coronavirus-updates.

Our proctoring fee is $15 per exam. 

External Schools Correspondence Exams and TSIA2 Exams (non-Lone Star College Students) YES Contact your institution

Use the "schedule an appointment" link to find available times. Select "External Schools" for your Exam Type.

NOTE: You must contact your school BEFORE making an appointment to send us the exam information for academic exams or to send us a Remote voucher for placement exams. Exams should be sent to cyfair.testingcenter@lonestar.edu

Our proctoring fee is $25 per exam. Payment can be made online through Marketplace or in person on the day of the exam. 

HESI YES  NO

The cost is $58 and will be paid directly to Elsevier/HESI. Fill out the HESI Testing Request Form to get started. Once you submit the form, we will send you the payment details.  

Use the "schedule an appointment" link to find available times. 

See the "HESI Testing" page for more details.

See the Nursing Department's website for application deadlines and other program requirements: https://www.lonestar.edu/nursing-dept.htm#LSC-CyFair_Nursing_Department.  

Pearson VUE/GED YES Varies by exam, see the Pearson Vue site

In person: Schedule directly through Pearson VUE: https://home.pearsonvue.com/Test-takers.aspx

Virtual: Inquire directly through Pearson VUE: https://home.pearsonvue.com/Test-takers.aspx

Pegasus USA Exam for Diagnostic Medical Sonography Applicants YES NO

The Pegasus USA Exam will be available from January 18, 2023 - May 16, 2023.

The cost is $50 and will be paid directly to Pegasus via phone: 972-564-3056

Use the "schedule an appointment" link to find available times.(Dates will open on December 15, 2022). The exam is not timed but please plan for 2-3 hours. 

NOTE: this exam can only be taken ONCE. If you have taken this exam before, there is no need to re-test! Re-testing will NOT be allowed. 

More information about this exam can be found here: https://pegasuslectures.com/usa.php

See the Diagnostic Medical Sonography website for application deadlines and other program requirements: https://www.lonestar.edu/diagnostic-medi-sonography.htm

Placement Testing for Lone Star College Students

(TSIA2, Accuplacer Math, and Accuplacer ESL)

YES YES

In person:

Virtual:

  • Please click here to submit a request for placement testing. 
  • PLEASE SEE ADMISSIONS OR ADVISING FIRST to ensure you need to test. Many students may be exempt from testing and you need to find that out BEFORE submitting the form to us.
  • Complete the Mandatory Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA) through the Accuplacer Practice App.
  • Payment can be made online through Marketplace.
  • Wait for an email from the CyFair Testing Center and Accuplacer with a testing voucher number along with instructions for scheduling your remote exam.  

Placement Testing for Dual Credit Students

YES YES

In person (Cy-Fair ISD students only):

Virtual (Cy-Fair ISD students only):

  • First Time Testers: 
    • See your High School Counselor to request testing. NOTE: your Counselor will submit a request on your behalf. There is nothing for you to submit. http://www.lonestar.edu/cyfairdualcredit.htm
    • Complete the Mandatory Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA) through the Accuplacer Practice App.
    •  Wait for an email from the CyFair Testing Center and Accuplacer with a testing voucher number along with instructions for scheduling your remote exam.
  • Re-Testers:
    • Please click here to submit a request for dual credit placement testing.
    • Payment can be made online through Marketplace.
    • Wait for an email from the CyFair Testing Center and Accuplacer with a testing voucher number along with instructions for scheduling your remote exam. 

*Homeschool and Private School Students, reach out to the Home School Advisor to request Remote Testing: 

Email:  CF-DCHomeschool@Lonestar.edu

Website: https://www.lonestar.edu/homeschooldualcredit.htm

TABE YES NO

In person: Use the "schedule an appointment" link to find available times. 

NOTE: You must have a test referral from the Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) department before you can test. Please see their site for contact information: http://www.lonestar.edu/adult-education.htm

TCFP

(Texas Commission on Fire Protection)

YES NO

Before scheduling an appointment, please submit your application and pay all invoices directly through your FIDO account: https://auth.tcfp.texas.gov/account/login.

Use the "schedule an appointment" link to find available times. 

If you have any questions on how to get started, please contact TCFP directly at testing@tcfp.texas.gov. You can also visit the TCFP website for more details: https://www.tcfp.texas.gov/services/sites/online.

Our proctoring fee is $25 per exam. Payment can be made online through Marketplace or in person on the day of the exam. 

A valid (unexpired) government issued photo ID AND a valid (unexpired) ONLINE EXAM ELIGIBILITY FORM will be required on test day!

THEA YES NO

In person: Use the "schedule an appointment" link to find available times. 

NOTE: You must obtain a THEA registration ticket prior to test day through the THEA site: http://www.thea.nesinc.com/

Testing Accommodations 

For more information about specific accommodations at Lone Star College or to request accommodations, see the VDAC site.

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