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About the Exam

  • Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)  is a mandatory exam for Track I Generic BSN and Cottage Health System BSN Nursing Programs.
  • CSU Channel Islands will ONLY accept the New TEAS for the 2017-2018 application periods.
  • You will not be considered for the nursing program without submitting the results of this exam.
  • We will only accept TEAS scores sent to us electronically from ATI and they must be received by the application deadline for the program to which you are applying.
  • For information about the ATI/TEAS examination or to purchase a study guide go to the ATI/TEAS website: www.atitesting.com.
  • For study guides for the new TEAS VI, please visit https://www.teas6practicetest.com/ or http://www.mometrix.com/blog/ati-teas-6-test-breakdown/ for more information on the new test.
  • TEAS results (PDF, 125KB) can be found on your ATI account following the exam and applicants must submit the national percentile ranks for Reading, Math, and English Language on the nursing program application.

  • *ISSUES SUBMITTING YOUR TEAS SCORE?
    When logged in to ATITesting.com, in the upper right corner for the Online Store, please add TEAS/Discover Transcript to your cart and click Checkout

    From the list of locations, please have these results sent to:
    CA State Channel Islands

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ATI Testing Policy for CSU Channel Islands Nursing Program

  • ATI/TEAS exam may be taken twice in a calendar year with at least thirty (30) days between test dates.
  • Test results must be submitted electronically directly from ATI.
  • Please create an ATI Account prior to the test date, and save your username and password for test date.
  • Note: Most recent TEAS results received will be calculated unless otherwise specified in writing by applicant. 

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Submitting your TEAS score

When logged in to www.atitesting.com, in the upper right corner for the Online Store, please add TEAS/Discover Transcript to your cart and click Checkout
From the list of locations, please have these results sent to:
CA State Channel Islands

For a sample TEAS Transcript, please click on the image below:

Sample 2017 TEAS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Taking the TEAS exam at CSU Channel Islands

The CI nursing program will offer the TEAS exam twice yearly prior to the generic application periods. For all future dates we will be offering the New TEAS. If you are looking for an alternate test site contact other campuses with nursing programs or look on the ATI website: www.atitesting.com.

Note: Every campus has their own policy, price point, and schedule for giving TEAS and acceptance of scores.

TEAS Exam Dates for CSU Channel Islands Nursing Program Applicants:

  • January 2018 (Please check back in November 2017 for specific dates and to RSVP)

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Reserve a Seat

  • Go to Nursing Portal 
  • Please create an ATI Account prior to the test date, and save your username and password for day of use.
  • Visit www.atitesting.com for more info on how to create an account. 
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: There is a $55.00 (minimum) fee to take the TEAS at CI. Bring a picture ID and a valid credit card with you on your test date to pay for the exam online. Cash and checks cannot be accepted. Please arrive on time for your TEAS date. Late arrivals may not have time to complete the exam. We do not provide makeups. Parking on campus is $6.00 per day and permits may be purchased at kiosks distributed around campus, see map (PDF, 1.2MB) for details.

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Testing Accommodations

If you are a student with a disability in need of testing accommodations for the TEAS exam: After reserving a test date, please email Valeri Cirino-Paez at valeri.cirino-paez@csuci.edu to discuss needed accommodations, registration for services, and required verifying documents. Note: Accommodations must be made a minimum of three (3) weeks prior to test date or assistance may not be available.

For all Non-Disability related questions and concerns, please contact the Nursing program at nursing@csuci.edu or 805-437-1657.

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