About The TEAS Exam > TEAS at ATI

 

TEAS Quick Tips

  • This is an online method for taking the TEAS exam proctored by ATI.
  • A four-function calculator (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) is built into the online TEAS at ATI exam.
  • You should have received your TEAS Assessment ID by email from ATI.  This assessment ID may be necessary to start your exam if your exam doesn’t load.  Keep this ID handy for test day.
  • Plan on 4 hours maximum to complete your TEAS exam. 
  • TEAS exams cannot be rescheduled or reimbursed.  If you have an emergency, please contact ATI Customer Support at 1-800-667-7531.
  • Download our TEAS Quick Start Guide, including visual step-by-step instructions.
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System Requirements

Before the day of your exam, be sure you are able to meet the following system requirements:

  • Download Google Chrome™ Version 86 or later (Download).  If you already have Google Chrome, make sure you have the most up-to-date version.
  • Test on a PC or a Mac (a phone or a tablet cannot be used):
    • PC – Windows 10 or later, minimum resolution 1024 x 600
    • Mac – Mac OS®X 10.11 or later, minimum resolution 1024 x 600
  • Enable JavaScript and cookies within your Google Chrome browser
  • Disable your pop-up blocker in Google Chrome
  • Install the Proctorio Chrome Extension in Google Chrome
  • Have a microphone – either internal or external.
  • Have a webcam (minimum resolution 320x240 VGA) – either internal or external.
  • Ensure your internet speed is between 0.5 – 1 Mbps.  You can test your internet speed using www.speedtest.net.

Dry Run 101

The purpose of the dry run is to walk through each step in the online exam process before your actual test day. 
This will help identify any issues beforehand as well as give you an idea on what to expect.

Before starting the dry run, you should:

  • Make sure your laptop or desktop computer is fully charged and equipped with a webcam and microphone.
  • Close all other windows and documents open on your computer.
  • Have a government issued photo ID card available.
  • Find a well-let space and be ready for a room scan prior to your assessment.  Check out this exam environment guide from Proctorio for helpful tips.
  • Position your webcam from your shoulders up so that your face is fully visible. 

To begin the dry run:

  • Log in to your ATI student account and click “MY ATI” > “TEST”> “REMOTE PROCTORING DRY RUN”
  • Click “BEGIN” and this will launch you into Proctorio at the “BEFORE YOU BEGIN” page.  Select “START EXAM PRE-CHECKS” and follow the steps. 

Test Day Instructions

Before starting the exam, you should:

  • Make sure your laptop or desktop computer is fully charged and equipped with a webcam and microphone.
  • Close all other windows and documents open on your computer.
  • Have a government issued photo ID card available.
  • Find a well-let space and be ready for a room scan prior to your assessment.  Check out this exam environment guide from Proctorio for helpful tips.
  • Position your webcam from your shoulders up so that your face is fully visible. 
  • Have a single piece of clean scratch paper and a pencil or pen for reference during the exam.

 

Start the log-in process 30 minutes prior to exam time:

  • Using the Google Chrome internet browser, go to www.atitesting.com and log into your ATI account.
  • Once logged in, click the “TEST” tab.
  • If you have the ATI TEAS Exam card, click “BEGIN.”
    • If you do not have the ATI TEAS Exam card, select “ADD PRODUCT” and input the Product/Assessment ID that was provided in an email from ATI.
  • The proctor must approve you in order to begin the test.  The “BEGIN” button will not be activated until the proctor approves you.

Official TEAS Transcripts

  • You will receive one official transcript as a part of your ATI TEAS exam registration.  This transcript will automatically be sent to the institution/testing center that you selected when you registered for the ATI TEAS exam. 
    • If you did not select a school to send a transcript to at the time of your registration, you will be required to purchase a new transcript to send to your institution of choice. 
  • Transcripts are electronically sent to the institution or testing center within 2 hours of the completion of your TEAS exam. 
  • You may purchase additional transcripts through the ATI online store to send your results to other institutions. 
    • Please note that some schools will not accept transcripts from exams taken at other locations.  Please check with the school(s) in which you are applying to understand their TEAS exam policies prior to purchasing additional transcripts. 

ATI offers reporting of TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) test results to schools as a convenience to nursing school applicants.  However, it is solely your responsibility to ensure that each of your school applications, as well as your TEAS exam results, is complete, properly submitted, and on file with each such school.

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TEAS Testing Accommodations

Please contact ATI Test Security at [email protected] at least 30 days prior to testing/signing up for a testing date to be considered for testing accommodations.  Please refer to the Q & A below for requirements needed to request testing accommodations.

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, each testing institution must provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a documented disability that hinders their ability to take any ATI assessment under standard conditions. It is the responsibility of each administering institution to determine how the disability will be reasonably accommodated in the testing process and for the proctor to ensure that the approved accommodation is in place.


TEAS at ATI Exam Support

General customer service before exam day:  Contact ATI Support at 1-800-667-7531.

For your product/assessment ID or issues launching your exam:  Contact ATI Test Security at 1-844-956-2790 (this number is only available during exam hours and for remote exams at ATI)

Issues during the exam:  If you experience technical issues after you have started your exam, contact Proctorio directly via the chat option in the Quiz Tools Window.

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Don’t Forget to Prep

We are now offering the new 2020-2021 TEAS Study Manual with a full-length practice test in an eBook format as well as a new TEAS Online Practice Assessment (Version C). 

View all of our prep products here.

Questions about your TEAS at ATI exam?

If you are taking the TEAS at ATI exam, these are the accommodations set forth for the TEAS exam:

Accommodations may be available to individuals with documented disabilities pursuant to the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). ATI provides reasonable testing accommodations to candidates whose documented disabilities or other qualifying medical conditions hinder their ability to take the examination under standard conditions. Please be aware that submission of a request for an accommodation does not guarantee testing accommodations. Decisions will be made on a case - by - case basis considering the information submitted and in accordance with the law.
Requests for accommodations will be processed as quickly as possible. Candidates should allow for a minimum of 30 days for processing, with the understanding that some cases may take longer. Candidates should include all the required documentation (see instructions below for what is required) with their initial request.

To be considered for Accommodations, please send the following to [email protected] at least 30 days prior to testing/signing up for a testing date:

Attach a letter from an objective physician or healthcare professional qualified to diagnose the disability or medical condition and render an opinion as to the need for an accommodation. An “objective” professional is one who is not the requestor or related to the requestor. The letter must be dated within 2 years of the anticipated date of your exam. If you are a high school student, or post-secondary student who is within 2 years of high school graduation, an Individual Educational Plan (IEP) may be used in lieu of the letter provided the IEP is actively in place. The letter or IEP MUST include the following:

  • The specific disability/diagnosis. Mental/emotional disabilities must be accompanied by a numerical DSM - IV classification code.
  • A brief explanation of how this condition limits the candidate’s ability to take the exam under standard conditions.
  • If this is not a permanent disability or diagnosis, include date first diagnosed, approximate duration, and method used to make the diagnosis.
  • Specific accommodations required. These accommodations should be adequate without creating an unfair advantage. Please note that candidates who require extra time to complete the exam will be given 1 1/2 times the standard allotted time. If more time is needed, the letter or IEP must specifically state how much time is needed and why that amount of time is required.

Yes, to do so simply pause your exam. You are given 5 minutes of a break before your exam will automatically resume.

No. A four-function calculator is built into the online exam. You will have addition, subtraction, multiplication and division capabilities. You will not be able to use a personal calculator.

You can use this 8 ½” x 11” scratch paper to help work through questions on the TEAS exam. It must be blank and without any writing prior to the start of the TEAS exam.

No. Proctorio will never access your personal files or data stored on your computer.

No. Unlike some systems, Proctorio only uses facial detection. Facial detection is used to see if a test taker is looking away from the screen for an extended period of time, if there are other people present in the test-taking environment, or if the test taker has left the exam for any reason. All of these are indicated by the absence of a face on the screen for a period of time.

Only your institution-approved exam administrator/proctor will be monitoring you during the TEAS exam, flagging certain behaviors as dictated by your institution. Decisions regarding potential breaches of exam integrity are left to the discretion of your institution.

No. Proctorio only runs during an exam. Since it is a browser extension, it can be uninstalled or disabled immediately after your TEAS exam is submitted and reinstalled or enabled if you need to take the TEAS again.

The institution will dictate what type of behavior they want to monitor over the course of the exam. Exam administrators/proctors will then review exam attempts to determine whether any flagged behavior was truly infringing on the integrity of the exam.

Subtle movements, such as the ones mentioned, are not likely to be flagged. Even if such actions are fluffed, the exam administrator is able to review the exam attempt and determine whether the given behavior was actually a breach of exam integrity or not.

For more information on the Proctorio online testing platform – visit their frequently asked question page here.