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TEAS Policies and Procedures/Retake Policies - New Requirements Effective July 1, 2016.

The Test of Essential Academic Skills V (TEAS V) will be available until August 30, 2016.  On August 31, 2016, a new version of TEAS (ATI TEAS Version 6) will replace the current TEAS Version V. The required scores will remain the same: Reading = 70% and AITS = 66%.

GENERAL INFORMATION 

  1. Applicants must take the TEAS in order to be considered for admission to the Nursing, Radiologic Technology, Physical Therapy, and Diagnostic Medical Sonography programs.
  2. In order to take the TEAS at Montgomery College, an applicant must be admitted as an active Montgomery College student. If an applicant has not applied to the College, they must do so before        setting up a testing appointment. A student MC Identification number is required to complete ATI registration.
  3. The updated version of the TEAS test will begin August 31, 2016.  August 30, 2016, is the last day a student can take the TEAS V.  TEAS V results will be valid for 24 months from test date. 

  1. If students take the TEAS at an alternative location and are interested in applying to health sciences programs at Montgomery College, they must contact ATI to have his or her scores included in the application packet submitted to the Office of Admissions.

TEAS REGISTRATION POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

  1. Students must register for the TEAS through the Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) website (https://www.atitesting.com).
  2. Prior to registering for the exam, students should review Montgomery College’s Assessment Centers’ testing policies and procedures: www.montgomerycollege.edu/assessment.
  3. At the time of registration, students pay for the exam at www.atitesting.com.
  4. Students must provide proof of identity with a picture form of identification; either government issued or Montgomery College ID.

    5. Applicants must register for testing no later than 24 hours in advance of their desired test date by going to www.atitesting.com and paying the non-refundable testing fee.  

        a.  An ATI account must then be created by using your assigned “MyMC” ID login as the “ATI User Name.” 

        b.  If an applicant has an existing ATI account with a different name, he/she must edit the profile by making the necessary changes.

        c.  If you cannot test on the day that you registered for the exam, you must re-register.

        d. ATI's registration fees are non-refundable.

    6. DSS students must contact DSS office for authorized accommodations prior to scheduling a test date:http://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/edu/secondary5.aspx?urlid=5  2   

       Germantown Campus: 240-567-7770   

       Rockville Campus: 240-567-5058

       Takoma Park/ Silver Spring Campus: 240-567-1480

TEAS RETEST POLICIES - EFFECTIVE July 1, 2016.

  1. The retest policies are applicable for all students testing at the Montgomery College Assessment Centers.
  2. Students may only take the TEAS twice during a twelve (12) month period, starting with the first attempt.
  3. After the first attempt, students must wait 30 days before they can retake the exam.
  4. It is recommended that students schedule an appointment with the TEAS coordinator for academic support prior to making a second attempt at the exam.  Appointments can be scheduled by emailing: carolyn.mcallister@montgomerycollege.edu.
  5. Students must provide proof of identity with a picture form of identification; either government issued or Montgomery College ID.  Failure to produce appropriate ID can result in student being denied opportunity to test, and registration fee will not be refunded.  
  6. TEAS Results are valid for 24 months from test date.
  7. Students will receive their TEAS score report immediately following the completion of the exam (computer test only).
  8. Students will receive a copy of the retest policy immediately following completion of the exam.

 


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