The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) measures basic essential skills in the academic content areas of reading, mathematics, science and English and language usage. The objectives assessed on the TEAS exam are those which health science educators deemed most appropriate and relevant to measure entry-level academic readiness of nursing and allied health program applicants.

How do I register for the ATI TEAS?
  • Create an account on www.atitesting.com and log in to see a listing of Capital Community College test dates. Please ensure you choose Capital CC Connecticut as your institution of choice in your ACCOUNT. Please use GOOGLE CHROME browser.
  • Click on “Online Store” then TEAS®: Follow prompts, choose test date and add to cart for purchase. The cost of the test is $50.00 (excluding taxes).

Students are required to pay a non-refundable proctor fee to Capital Community College in addition to ATI’s test registration fee. Fees are as follows:

Cash or Credit/Debit payments must be made to the Business Office on the 2nd floor during their regular business hours prior to taking the test.

Business Hours

Monday-Thursday: 9am to 5pm

Friday: 9am to 3pm

Payments made on the day of the test must be in the form of a CHECK or MONEY ORDER. The Placement Testing Center will not accept any cash, credit/debit card payments prior to testing. Students without the proper form of payment on the day of the test will not be allowed to test.

The ATI testing website has many resources available for purchase, including: Learning Strategies, TEAS Pre-test Study Manual and TEAS Online Practice assessments.

Frequently Asked Questions
  • you have not created an ATI account
  • you are using another browser other than GOOGLE Chrome
  • you do not have Capital CC Connecticut listed as your institution of choice in your account
You can receive your scores immediately after testing.
  • Valid photo ID (driver’s license/ permit, state ID, passport, or permanent resident card)
  • pencil/pen
  • proctor fee payment/ proctor fee payment receipt
No. You are only allowed to use the embedded calculator which will pop-up during the MATH section of the test.

Students can pay their proctor fee to the Business Office before or to the Placement Testing Center on the day of the test. If you are paying your fee on the day of the test (when the Business Office is closed) you must pay by check or money order. No Cash or Credit/Debit card payments accepted!

Free parking is located in the Morgan Street Parking Garage. You will need to pull a parking ticket and have your ticket validated at the Welcome Desk on the first floor of the College.

Directions to the parking garage

There is no waiting period to retake the test, but you should give yourself adequate time to study.

Students with documented disabilities must contact Helena Carrasquillo (Disabilities Coordinator) at (860) 906-5204 or hcarrasquillo@capitalcc.edu to receive academic adjustments.

To obtain adjustments, you must schedule an appointment with Helena and provide documentation which describes your disability and supports your need to receive adjustments. This should be done 2 weeks prior to your test appointment. Academic adjustments for testing will only be provided to students who have completed this process.

In the event of inclement weather, students will receive an email with instructions about rescheduling their test. Please check the college’s website for a closing notice. If the college is closed the test is canceled.
Scores will be sent automatically for students who have applied within the CT Community College System. Students who have applied outside the CT Community College System will need to have ATI send their scores to their institution of choice.
Capital cannot refund payments or reschedule tests if a student has missed or arrived late for their appointment. Please contact ATI testing at 800-667-7531 if you have further questions and concerns.