Students with Degrees

Have a Degree

Already Earned a Degree?

Students with an Associates or Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education are exempt from the TSI Assessment. The purpose of the TSI law is to ensure that you are prepared to take college-level courses, and you demonstrated this by earning a degree.


Don't Meet the Requirements?

If you do not meet an approved exemption, click here for more information about taking the TSI Assessment.

TSI ASSESSMENT

Need Help?

Please contact us if you have any questions about TSI or to confirm if you need to take the TSI Assessment.  

Phone: (409) 880-8822
Email: tsi@lamar.edu

Your Next Steps

  1. Check your Self-Service Banner account to ensure that we have received and evaluated your transcripts.
    Self-Service Banner>Student Tab>Student Records>Academic Transcript
  2. Check your holds and address any that would prevent your advising session.
    Self-Service Banner>Student Tab>Student Records>View Holds
      1. Common holds that must be addressed prior to making your advising appointment:
        • TSI (If you see a TSI hold listed, contact the Undergraduate Advising Center to have your TSI status updated based upon previous degree). 
        • Meningitis Requirement 
        • TB Requirement
        • International Holds
        • Title IX Training Required
      2. Common holds that will be addressed during your advising session:
        • UAC Advising 
        • Mandatory Advising
        • Academic Probation
        • Pre-Professional Advising
        • State Drops Remaining
  3. After you complete the above steps, you are eligible to make your advising appointment. 
Choose the applicable option for more information about scheduling your advising session:

Freshman and Sophomore Students

Junior and Senior Students

LU Online Students
(Accelerated Program)