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TEAS Testing - New Nursing Applicant Requirements

November 2009
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TEAS TESTING – all testing to be done in ROOM 2F5

Friday September 25, 1-4:30
Wednesday, September 30, 6-9:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 17, 8:30-noon
Monday, November 9, 5 - 8:30 p.m.   

  • All new applicants and re-applicants to the nursing program must take the ATI TEAS test.
  • TEAS testing must be completed prior to the application deadline date.
  • Testing will include areas of Reading, English, Mathematics, and Science.
  • Applicants may not test any more than once a semester.  Retesting allowed in subsequent semesters.  Test may be repeated three times.
  • TEAS testing applicable for admission MUST be completed at SVCC.
  • You must set up an ATI account with a user name and password.
    • Go to
    • Click on create a new account and develop a user name and password of your choice
      • ATI will then provide you with an ID number
      • Note User name, password and ID number as it must be brought with you for testing session
    • Click on the online store  tab in Main Menu on left hand side
    • Once in the shop section, scroll down to Register for TEAS
    • Choose the State of Illinois and City of Dixon
    • Sign up for the date and time of your choosing
    • Fee $ 25 paid to ATI per credit card
    • Testing fee of  $ 5 payable at the time of the exam.  CASH ONLY.
    • ATI user name, password and ID number.
    • Photo ID
    • You must be ON TIME for the session.  Late arrivals will not be allowed to test.
  • Study guides are available in SVCC library or may be purchased online at  For free practice tests, please visit
  • TEAS score valid for 3 years.
  • Points will be awarded according to your score as follows:
    TEAS total Score:
    • 82% or greater - 2 points
    • 75 – 81.9 %     - 1 point
    • 74.9% or less     - 0 points