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  • General

    Welcome to ACC's

    Nursing Advising Center

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    The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) 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 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: 

    1. Completed an Application and/or Change of Major form indicating Pre-Nursing as their Major of Study.
    2. Submitted all official high school and college transcripts.
    3. Attended a Mandatory Information Session. For information about the next available session, please call Student Success at 336-506-4270.  
    4. Met the Minimum Admission Requirements listed on the Fall 2018 Pre-Nursing Student Checklist and submitted your updated checklist on or before 01-31-18.
    5. Taken the ATI TEAS Exam and submitted scores on or before 01-31-18. More information can be found in the 2018 Fall Day Pre-Nursing Program Information Packet located below and under 'ATI TEAS Exam' in Moodle.


  • 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 - Spring & Summer 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!

                        03-06-17               1:00 - 4:00 PM

                        04-03-17               1:00 - 4:00 PM

                        05-01-17               1:00 - 4:00 PM

                        06-05-17               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 - Spring 2017

    *All exam sessions start at 9:30 AM

    03-24-17               08-25-17

    04-26-17               09-22-17

    05-26-17               10-20-17

    06-23-17               11-17-17

    07-21-17               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.