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Testing Center

ATI TEAS Testing

ATI TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills)

The ATI TEAS test is administered in-person at the Testing Center in Lama Library. Testing is by appointment only.  Doors open at 9:00 AM.  Please follow the procedures below to take your ATI TEAS test:

Coronavirus (COVID19) Advisories:
* Due to coronavirus concerns, there will be NO walk-in testing.
* Physical distancing measures are being strictly enforced.
* If you are sick or have signs of illness, you will be asked to leave and reschedule for another day.
* Masks / face covering are REQUIRED when inside campus buildings.

Test Dates - When is the test being offered?

Semester Test Dates Notes
Fall 2021 8/23/2021 - 11/19/2021

For testing 10/16/2021 - 10/31/2021: Appointments open for scheduling

For testing 11/1/2021 - 11/15/2021: Appointments available from 10/25/2021 at 0900

For testing 11/16/2021 - 11/19/2021: Appointments available from 11/10/2021 at 0900

Spring 2022 TBA Check back in mid-November 2021

Seating Limitations: Due to physical distancing requirements in place, there is a limit of five (5) seats allocated for the ATI TEAS test each day. (5 days x 5 seats = maximum 25 seats per week).

Testing Accommodations: To arrange for testing accommodations, you are required to be properly registered with the Disability Support Services Office (DSSO) (call 808.734.9552, e-mail: AND you must also contact Michelle Carter at to ensure your ATI account is properly setup with the appropriate time accommodations. Please make arrangements for accommodations well in advance of your test date.

Retesting Policy:

Campus / Program You may take the test again after waiting
Kapi'olani CC
(all programs)
90 days
Everywhere else Varies.  Contact your nursing department for specific re-test policies.

About the ATI TEAS: The ATI TEAS consists of 4 sections and has a total combined time limit of 209 minutes. You may work at your own pace within the time limit allotted for each section:

Number of Questions
Reg Time Limit With 1.5x Time Accommodation With 2x Time Accommodation
64 mins 96 mins 128 mins
54 mins 81 mins 108 mins
63 mins 94.5 mins 126 mins
English & Language Usage
28 mins 42 mins 56 mins
209 mins (3h 29m) 313.5 mins (5h 13.5m) 418 mins (6h 58m)


STEP 1: Schedule your ATI TEAS test (procedures updated 3/3/2021)

  • Schedule your appointment online at:

  • Choose any test date listed on the availability calendar.

  • If the date you want to test is not yet listed, don't panic.
    The calendar will be updated with additional test dates by the 10th and 25th of each month.

  • After you submit your information, you will receive an e-mail confirming the date and time of your testing appointment.
STEP 2: If you don't have an ATI account, create your username and password
  • Go to and click on the Create Account link
    Existing users: If forgot your username or need to reset your password, click on the "Forgot username or password?" link on the ATI student portal login page.

STEP 3: On your scheduled test day:

  • Check-in will be done electronically on arrival. There is no paperwork for you to sign.
  • Testing is by appointment only: Please be on time!
    Plan to arrive: 10-15 minutes prior to your exam (you may come earlier, if you wish).  If you have a morning appointment and are here before the building opens, please wait outside until the doors open at 9:00 AM.
    Grace period: We will wait for you up to a maximum of 15 minutes after your scheduled appointment.
    After the grace period: We cannot guarantee you'll be seated in a timely manner as late arrivals may affect appointments scheduled later in the day.
  • Bring a photo ID (Drivers license/permit, State ID, Military ID, School ID, Permanent Resident Card, etc)
  • Proctoring Fee: $65 cash only. Exact amount please, no change can be given.
  • ATI TEAS Fee: $65 credit/debit card only. You will pay this fee on the ATI website on the day of your test.
  • Bring your own pen / pencil
  • The Testing Center will provide scratch paper