Health Education Systems, Inc. (HESI) Admission Assessment is a part of the application process for several healthcare-related programs at St. Clair County Community College. The HESI exam must be taken by the specific program application deadline.
Registering for a HESI exam at SC4
The exam is offered on several dates prior to the application period for each healthcare program that requires it. When you register for your HESI exam on The Pier (SC4’s online payment system, you will need a debit or credit card) you will be able to select from the available test dates. Be sure to select the correct HESI exam, date, and time.
|Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)||$60||March|
|Practical Nursing (LPN)||$60||August|
Please Note: Nursing applicants are allowed to take the HESI test no more than twice per year. The highest score will be used in the pre-admission scoring. HESI testers are eligible to “freeze” their HESI score for one year only. The applicants must submit a written request to freeze HESI score to the Nursing Department by the application deadline. No exceptions.
As you prepare for the exam, here are some tips:
- HESI Assessment Preparation
- HESI Admission Assessment Study Guide
- SC4 Library
- Bookstore (810) 989-5725
- Obtaining HESI Scores
Sections of HESI exam (A2 Exam)
- Learning Styles
- Personality Profile
- Critical Thinking
- Read Comprehension
- Anatomy & Physiology
You have 4.5 hours to complete (average time 2.5-3 hours) exam
On the Testing Day
Report to the Testing Center in the SC4 Welcome Center for testing and check-in at the reception desk.
- Bring a current photo ID (driver’s license, state ID, etc.). If you don’t have a photo ID, you can’t test.
- Registration starts 15 minutes before test. Testing instructions begin promptly at the time indicated.
- No extra time for instructions will be allotted to testers who arrive and start late.
Testing Center Rules and Guidelines
What is not allowed in the Testing Center
- Cell Phones
- Electronic Devices
- Backpacks/Book Bags/Bags
- Watches (any kind)/Fitness Bands
- Coats (any kind)
- Hats (any kind)
- Hood Garments (any kind)
There are lockers available to you if needed.
Applicants who do not observe the above rules will be asked to leave the testing center.
Questions about the HESI exam, call (810) 989-5555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.