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  • General

    Welcome to ACC's

    Nursing Advising Center

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    The Associate Degree Nursing - ADN (RN) curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide nursing care to clients and groups of clients throughout the life span in a variety of settings. Coursework includes content related to the individual, the healthcare system and nursing. Course content relates to the nurse's role that is characterized by evidence-based clinical practice in the provision of client care. Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) which is required for practice as a Registered Nurse.


           ADN (RN):  ACC's Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program is a selective admissions program. Students applying for Nursing Program admission are classified as Pre-Nursing students (AGE 1030N) until they have met the admission requirements and are officially admitted into the Nursing curriculum. Enrollment is limited. Ranking review is required in order to be considered for admission. Applicants are ranked according to Admission Points, Composite GPA, and Application Date. The exact number of students accepted into the ADN program depends upon the number of available spaces.

        LPN to ADN (RN):  ACC's Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) is also a selective admissions program. Students applying for Nursing Program admission are classified as Pre-Nursing students until they have met the admission requirements and are officially admitted into the Nursing curriculum. Enrollment is limited. Ranking review is required in order to be considered for admission. The exact number of students accepted into the ADN program depends upon the number of available spaces.

    ALL Applicants must have completed the following minimum requirements to be considered for the Nursing Program: 


    Alamance Community College

    Nursing Admissions Documents Checklist

    Items 1 – 6 below MUST be completed BEFORE you can meet with a Health Sciences Admissions Counselor to create your academic plan.        

    1.  ____ Attended a Mandatory Information Session. For information about the next available session, please call 336-506-4270.

    2.  ____ Completed a current ACC application indicating Pre-Nursing (AGE 1030N) as your Major of Study. Follow this link: https://www.alamancecc.edu/academic-programs/. 

    NOTE:  ACC is approved for Veterans Administration Educational Benefits. Most programs are approved but any student wishing to use VA benefits should contact the VA Coordinator, Feleta Morton (feleta.morton@alamancecc.edu) in Student Success - GEE Building.

    3.  ____ Set up your ACCess Self Service account using your ACC student ID number: https://guardian.alamancecc.edu

    4.  ____ Confirmed Official High School/GED Transcript has been received by ACC. Students who complete high school outside of the U.S. must submit a translated, credentialed transcript to ACC for admission.

                           It is the applicant’s res ponsibility to secure the services of an independent academic credential evaluation provider. Please see below for a list of recommended credentialing agencies. For additional information visit our

                           Admissions webpage: https://www.alamancecc.edu/admissions/


    NOTE: If you possess a copy of a translated, credentialed transcript (i.e. unofifcial transcript), please submit to ACC admssions now.

    You can either bring the transcript to the Admissions office in Student Success, 1st Floor Gee Building, Graham Campus, or mail the translated, credentialed transcript to:

    Alamance Community College
    Student Success - Admissions-Records
    PO Box 8000
    Graham, NC 27253

    *For additional information and/or questions about foreign transcripts, email Admissions-Records at admissions-records@alamancecc.edu or call 336-506-4270.


    5.  ____ Confirmed Official College Transcripts have been received by ACC

    6.  ____ Scheduled the Placement Test (if needed). For questions regarding placement testing, call Max Matthews at 336-506-4361. Visit ACC's website under 'How To Apply' to schedule your testing appointment. You may be exempt from testing if you have credit for college level English and Math (must provide official transcripts). Listed below are the placement test requirements for the Nursing Program:


    ___ DRE (English, Writing and Reading):  096, 097 & 098

    ___ College English

                 ___ DMA (Developmental Math Modules) 010, 020, 030, 040, & 050

                 ___ College Math

    7.   ____ Completed a FAFSA 2017/2018 School Year Application and/or

    ____ FAFSA 2018/2019 School Year Application: https://www.alamancecc.edu/financial-aid

    8.   ____ Met the Minimum Pre-Nursing Admission Requirements as discussed with your Health Sciences Admissions Counselor.

    9.   ____ Taken the ATI TEAS Exam and submitted scores by January 31st. Information can be found under 'ATI TEAS Exam' in Moodle.

    10. ____ Submitted your Nursing Clinical Application by January 31st.


  • ATI TEAS Exam

    What is the ATI TEAS exam?  

    All students seeking admission to the Nursing Program must take an assessment exam called the ATI TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) prior to the Nursing Program application deadline. ATI TEAS exam results will be accepted if scores meet ACC’s minimum requirements. Official scores must be no more than two years old. For information about ATI TEAS scores and ranking points for Alamance Community College, please refer to the Pre-Nursing Student Checklist provided in Moodle. The exam may be taken up to two times per calendar year, with the highest score being accepted.The ATI TEAS exam offered at ACC is limited to currently enrolled ACC students.

    Individuals requesting testing accommodations for the ATI TEAS exam must complete ACC’s Disability Services Accommodation Request form and submit the form, along with supporting documentation which explains the current impact and functional limitations of the disability. The form and documentation guidelines are located on the college’s website under Disability Services. Disability Services is located in Student Success on the first floor of the Wallace Gee building.

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    How do I prepare for the ATI TEAS exam?

    FREE ATI TEAS Exam Prep Class at ACC - FALL 2017   FREE

    • Improve your score on the TEAS Exam!
    • Increase your competitive edge for admission eligibility to ACC’s Nursing Program!
    • Save time and money with this FREE prep class!

    09-05-17                1:00 - 4:00 PM

    10-02-17                1:00 - 4:00 PM

    11-06-17                1:00 - 4:00 PM

    12-04-17                1:00 - 4:00 PM

    • Students must achieve a minimum overall TEAS score of 58% to be eligible for admission consideration into ACC’s Nursing Program.
    • Prep class admission is rolling; orientation dates are above.
    • All classes meet Monday – Thursday and include a hybrid option for online study.
    • The last day to sign up is Wednesday one week before the scheduled start date. You may email: Assessment.Center@alamancecc.edu or call 336-506-4376. Leave your name and phone number & indicate you are interested in the TEAS exam prep class.
    • You must be a currently enrolled ACC student to take the ATI TEAS Exam at ACC.

    Additional Exam Prep Opportunities

    Caution: Be aware of possible fees and charges associated with preparation resources.

    The official ATI site with preparation materials:

    More sites to explore:

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    ATI TEAS Exam Dates for ACC - FALL 2017

    *All exam sessions start at 9:30 AM             

       08-25-17            

       09-22-17          

       10-20-17

       11-17-17

       12-15-17

    Current Cost: $66.00 per exam session

    Location/Sign In: Graham Campus, Gee Building, 1st Floor, Admissions Desk

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    ATI TEAS Exam Registration Process

    The entire registration process is handled through ATI. To register and pay for the test, go to https://www.atitesting.com/. ATI also handles score report requests. If you need your ATI TEAS exam scores from ACC sent to another college, or if you need ATI TEAS exam scores sent to ACC, you will do this through the ATI website.