As part of the admission process, all applicants to the BSN program are required to take the HESI Admission Assessment exam A² from Evolve Testing & Remediation.
The HESI exam must be taken on or before the following dates:
Fall admission: January 15
Spring admission: August 15
We advise scheduling the HESI exam well in advance of the testing deadline as seating may become limited in the testing center of your choice as the deadline nears.
The Evolve Reach Testing and Remediation Admission Assessment Exam is a widely utilized exam for admission screening for nursing and health professions programs that has been chosen by the LSUHSC School of Nursing. There are a few steps you will need to go through in order to fulfill this part of the admission process.
- To register for the Elsevier exam, please follow the instructions in this document: click here.
- You will receive a Confirmation Notice indicating that you may schedule your exam.
- Please carefully review the information contained in your Confirmation Notice. If any of the information is incorrect, or if the information has changed, please contact Elsevier Review and Testing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please only submit your eligibility information once.
- You will receive your Eligibility ID within a minimum of 3 business days of receipt of your eligibility email.
- The total cost will be a $90 due at the time of your exam payable by credit card.
- Allow approximately 4 hours to take your Exam.
- Click here for a list of testing sites
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What to Bring to the Testing Center
You will be required to present one valid, government-issued photo ID (e.g., driver's license or passport). The identification document must be in Latin characters and contain your photograph. All other personal items must be locked in a locker for test security purposes, so please limit what you bring to the testing center.
What Time to Arrive at the Testing Center
Plan to arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled appointment to allow time for check-in procedures. If you are late in arriving, you will not be allowed to test and will forfeit your exam fee.
Payment methods available include Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
You must do so at least five calendar days prior to your appointment, or additional fees or fee forfeiture may apply. You may use the Reschedule/Cancel option on this Web site or call Prometric's contact center at: 800-481-6457; Prometric's Web site is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
For reschedule requests made thirty calendar days or more prior to the appointment date no fee is assessed. For those made less than thirty, but more than five calendar days prior to the appointment date a fee of $15 is assessed per request. For those made less than five calendar days prior to the appointment date a fee of $60 is assessed per request.
For cancellations made five or more calendar days prior to the appointment date a full refund will be given. For those made less than five calendar days prior to the appointment date no refund will be given.
In order to schedule online, you must provide an e-mail address. Prometric will send you an e-mail confirming your appointment. If you do not have an e-mail address, please call the appropriate Regional Registration Center.