The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS V) is used as part of the admissions process by Nursing and Allied Health schools nationwide.  This test is a basic aptitude test designed to identify students who would succeed in nursing school and who have the ability to think like a nurse.  TEAS is a multiple-choice assessment of basic academic knowledge in reading, mathematics, science and English and language usage.  The four sections are timed for a total of approximately 4 hours

Preparing for the TEAS Exam: 

Create your ATI student account.  If you don't already have an account, go to  In the gray box on the right-hand side or at the top of the screen, click on "Create an Account," complete the form and click "Register." 

To purchase exam prep material, go to
To purchase online practice tests, go to

 Exam Day Checklist: 

  1. Walk with a valid photo I.D. such as a Driver's License or passport.  Your I.D. must bear a photo, signature and an expiration date. 
  2. You MUST know the username and password for your ATI student account.  Please see "Preparing for the TEAS Exam for account setup information. 
  3. No personal items will be allowed in the testing room.  This includes all electronic devices, pencils, pens, paper, bags, purses, hats, etc.  All items must either be left in your car or in a secure area provided by the proctor.  
  4. Exams begin promptly at the scheduled times.  Testers should arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the exam time.  LATE ARRIVALS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO SIT FOR THEIR EXAM AND WILL FORFEIT ANY FEES PAID. 

Hours of Operation 
8:30 am to 4:30 p.m. 
Monday - Friday 

Contact Information
St. Croix: (340) 692-4230
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