Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)


Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)


All campus events are currently cancelled to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Please check back after our campus reopens for new in-person exam dates. We have no plans to conduct virtual testing at this time.

Location and Room

All exams will be held in Lab 1006 or 1008 in Napa Hall.

College of Continuing Education, Napa Hall 
3000 State University Drive
Sacramento, CA 95819 (map)

Several surrounding streets and campus streets are affected by construction projects. Please plan accordingly to allow ample time to arrive at check in time. Add 20 minutes to your travel time.


Parking is $7 for a daily parking permit.

Exact cash, Visa and MasterCard are accepted.


Please register on the ATI website at www.atitesting.com. You will need to start by creating an account. Be sure to record your username and password. You will need your username and password to log in the day of your exam. We do not have access to your username/passwords.

Cancellations and Rescheduling

By clicking the “Register” button on the ATI website, you agree to test on the selected date. You are responsible for repaying and rescheduling for a new test in the event that you are unable to attend on your scheduled date. There are no refunds.

All cancellations must be done on the ATI registration website. Please visit www.atitesting.com for more information.

Test Format

  • All exams are given in computer format.
  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of the exam. No one will be admitted 10 minutes prior to the exam start time — no exceptions.
  • Individuals must present a valid state or federal photo ID and their ATI username and password. Please remember your username and password.
  • Allow four (4) hours for the exam, including 3.5 hours for the exam itself plus instructional time.
  • There are no scheduled breaks.
  • Calculators are not allowed. ATI provides a computerized calculator in test.
  • Bring two or more #2 pencils.
  • Scratch paper will be provided.
  • Please note: Each section is timed and ONCE you leave the section, you are not permitted to return back to that particular section later.

Test Results

Results will be available immediately following the completion of the exam. Results will also be accessible by logging in to your account on the ATI website.

Special Accommodations

Please follow these steps when requesting special accommodations for testing:   

  • Register online for any available test listing Student’s Institution as CA State Sacramento TEAS in order to have accommodations accurately applied to your account through www.atitesting.com
  • Contact us directly if you are in need of special accommodations for testing. Your test date will be given on the same date you have selected when purchasing the TEAS Test through ATI. We will send you a confirmation for your special accommodations once your documents are submitted  for the test date that you have registered.

  •  You will need to submit documentation at least 30 days in advance from your current school stating what special accommodations you are required to have. Documentation must be on school’s official letterhead. Doctor’s note is not considered proper documentation and will not be accepted without documentation from your school.