In response to the continued developments of COVID-19 and to support the health and wellbeing of our university community, all in person Orientation programs in the month of April and May will be moved to an online delivery format. Students who are in-person April/May orientation will be automatically moved to an online orientation and credited the $25 deposit by Friday, March 20th. Please note if your family signed up for a family Orientation, we do not have an online option at this time. For questions please email We will continue to update this page regarding orientation as we continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic.

Who must take a Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment? Any non-exempt full or part-time student in a public community college or university in Texas who is not exempt.

Before students are allowed to register for the TSI Assessment exam, they must complete the Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA).  At UTSA, the PAA must be completed online at:

All first-time freshmen who are “TSI Incomplete” are required to take the Pre-Assessment Activity prior to registering for their TSI Assessment.

Students must complete their PAA online prior to testing registration. Registration for the TSI Assessment may be done online through ASAP after completion has been determined by the Testing Services office.