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ATI-TEAS Testing Procedure

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The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is a multiple-choice exam designed to measure the basic knowledge and skills of prospective nursing students.


1) First, go to the ATI Testing website and create an account. The SUNY Orange Test Center site is listed by ATI as "Orange County CC ADN."

*You will need an ATI account to complete the check-in process on the day of your exam. It is recommended that when you create your account on the ATI website, you write down your account username and password. You must bring this username and password with you on the day of the exam.

2) Next, please use the TEAS SIGN-UP PAGE to schedule a test date from one of the dates offered below.

Monday, January 22, 2018 at 10 am Middletown Campus

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 5 pm Newburgh Campus

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 1 pm Middletown Campus

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 10 am Middletown Campus

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 12 pm Middletown Campus

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 12 pm Middletown Campus

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 3 pm Newburgh Campus

There are a set number of seats available for each date.  Seats are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis, so please do not wait until the last minute to schedule.

For students with testing accommodations and who would like to use their accommodations to take the TEAS exam, please contact our Office of Accessibility Services at (845) 341-4077 to schedule an appointment to meet with a Disability Specialist to discuss what reasonable accommodations the college will approve based on your documentation and intake.


TEAS candidates must pay a non-refundable $25 SUNY Orange assessment fee prior to the test. You may pay the SUNY Orange $25 test fee by cash, check, credit card (MasterCard, Visa, or Discover), or money order. Allow yourself at least a half an hour prior to the test to complete the payment process.

To pay for your exam:

  • In Middletown: On the day of your test, go to Student Services Central (Shepard Student Center, 3rd floor) to pay the $25 fee. Then, proceed to the Testing Center (Shepard Student Center, room 225) with your payment receipt and photo ID.
  • In Newburgh: On the day of your test, go to Student Services Central (Kaplan Hall, room 110) to pay the $25 fee. Then, proceed to Kaplan Hall, room 233 with your payment receipt and photo ID.

On the day of the exam, candidates will also pay a $58 ATI exam fee online in the Testing Center before starting the test. This payment can be made only by debit or credit card. ATI does not accept prepaid cards.


  • Valid government-issued photo identification (such as a driver's license or passport)
  • Your ATI username and password
  • Receipt of payment of the SUNY Orange $25 assessment fee
  • Debit or credit card for the $58 ATI exam fee

Please be on time. If you arrive late, the proctor may refuse to seat you in order to avoid disrupting the other candidates. It is recommended that you allow yourself approximately four hours total to complete your exam.

Your exam will be scored immediately. You may view your scores at any time by signing into your ATI account.


Middletown Testing Center: Shepard Student Center, room 225

Newburgh Testing Center: Kaplan Hall, room 233


SUNY Orange students must wait a minimum of 45 days before retesting. Students may take the test twice within an academic year (August to July). TEAS scores are valid for two years.


Helpful Resources

SUNY Orange TEAS Frequently Asked Questions

ATI Teas Study Guide Products & Resources

Questions? Contact us at

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