(PN, ADN, RIBN, LPN TO ADN Transition)

Only VGCC students pursuing a nursing program are eligible to take the TEAS at Vance-Granville Community College! Completion of the ATI TEAS assessment with a minimum score of 50% (Adjusted Individual Total Score) is required for all nursing program applicants. Beginning with the Fall 2024 application year, unlimited attempts are permitted and there is no expiration date for attempts per program application year.


ATI launched the NEW ATI TEAS-TEAS 7 June 3, 2022. Although ATI has now retired the TEAS V and VI and it will no longer be administered, VGCC will continue to accept TEAS V and TEAS VI scores. ATI TEAS 4 will not be accepted. All TEAS tests must contain a composite score not individual scores.

ATI TEAS Test Fee:

Online Testing: $87.00
In- Person Testing: $87.00

Remote (Online Testing) – On the day of your appointment, you will have a grace period of 30 minutes to log in to online testing, after the grace period you will not be permitted to test. No exceptions!

Note: The ATI TEAS assessment may be taken at VGCC or official scores from other schools will be accepted.

ATI Has New Strict ID Requirements

If you have had a name change since creating your ATI account, please contact ATI to ensure that your name matches exactly what is on your ID used for testing.

ID Requirements:

  • Government-issued
  • Current Photograph
  • Examinee signature
  • Permanent address

Please note that a credit card photo, temporary license, or student ID do not meet these criteria.

Prepare for the TEAS Test

The ATI TEAS Study Manual is currently on sale at the ATI Online Store for $29.99.
The only TEAS study guide written by the creators of the exam. Also available as part of our Comprehensive Package and Basic Package.

To purchase ATI TEAS Prep Products: TEAS Prep – For Students | ATI (atitesting.com)
To purchase only the ATI TEAS Study Guide: ATI TEAS Study Guide | ATI TEAS Study Manual 2022-2023 | ATI (atitesting.com)

The ATI TEAS Study Manual is designed to work in conjunction with our other TEAS Exam prep products including ATI TEAS SmartPrep and the ATI TEAS Online Practice Assessments.

Register to take the TEAS at VGCC

Only VGCC students are eligible to take the TEAS at Vance-Granville Community College

Students register for Remote TEAS at: TEAS Online Proctored by Institution | ATI (atitesting.com)
Students register for In-Person, on campus TEAS at: TEAS at Your Institution | ATI (atitesting.com)

To request a TEAS Transcript visit: How to Purchase an additional TEAS Transcript (atitesting.com)


The TEAS is only administered at the VGCC Main Campus Testing Center.

VGCC Main Campus Testing Center
Building 7 – Room 7321
200 Community College Road
Henderson, NC 27536

Required For Testing:

1. You must create an account with ATI prior to your test date in order to register and pay for the test.

You must have your Admissions Ticket with your ATI account log-in and password information verified and ready when you arrive for the TEAS test! YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO TEST IF YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO LOG IN TO ATI AT THE START OF THE TEST, and the TEST FEE WILL NOT BE REFUNDED.

ATI Refund/Reschedule Policy: Can I reschedule my ATI TEAS Exam? (atitesting.com)

2. Official photo ID.

ATI has very strict guidelines which must be enforced regarding examinee identification. You will not be allowed to test if your name on the VGCC test roster is different from what is on your ID. To request your name be changed, please send an email to comments@atitesting.com. In this email, please include your ATI Username, the current name on your ATI Account, and documentation of the name change. Documentation can be a photo of your government issued ID or a copy of your official name change document. Once documentation is received, ATI will change your name and then delete your documentation.

Note: If your ID does not meet the following requirements you will not be allowed to test:

  • Government-issued
  • Current Photograph
  • Examinee signature
  • Permanent address

Please note that a credit card photo, temporary license, or student ID do not meet these criteria.

Frequently Asked Questions

ATI TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) is the entrance test given to prospective nursing and radiography students. It was developed in order to measure basic essential skills in Reading, Mathematics, Science, and English and Language Usage.

Students may take the TEAS test once they have applied and met the necessary requirements as described in their program brochure.

YES. See above for how to register and pay for the TEAS .


  • Meet with an Advisor to initiate your Eligibility Check-List.
  • Create an ATI account if you have not done so.

You must bring with you an official picture ID and your Admissions Ticket.

Students will need to bring their admissions ticket that will be included in the email sent to them from the testing center staff and it will need to be filled out prior to being seated for testing. There will be no time to retrieve this information once you are in the Testing Center.

Paper and pencil will be provided.

Calculators are NOT allowed.

No food, drinks, tobacco products, cell phones, smart watches, beepers, pagers, or children are allowed in the Testing Center.

Test results are available immediately upon completion of the test. A Test Administrator will provide you with a copy of your test results.

To Request accommodations please submit documentation to:

Vance-Granville Community College
Attention: Office of Accessibility
P O Box 219
Henderson, NC 27536

All Nursing students are not limited on the number of attempts per program application year (April 1 – March 31 or last work week day of March).

Try to reset your password or user ID or contact Assessment Technologies Institute, LLC (ATI) toll free at 800-667-7531. Check your username and password BEFORE arriving for your test appointment!

Email Addresses
You must have a valid and accessible email address on file with ATI because this email address will be used by the testing center to send pertinent information to students regarding their testing appointment. You may need to check your spam folder for this email. If you have not received an email 1-2 days before your appointment, please email the testing center at testingcenter@vgcc.edu

Beginning Fall 2023, there will be a $87.00 fee for online and in-person testing. The test fee must be paid at the time of registration with ATI.


Request that a copy of your ATI TEAS scoresheet be sent directly from ATI to the VGCC Main Campus Testing Center. To request a TEAS Transcript visit: How to Purchase an additional TEAS Transcript (atitesting.com)

Contacts Us

Testing Center
Vance-Granville Community College
P.O. Box 917
Henderson, NC, 27565
Email: testingcenter@vgcc.edu