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HESI A² Exam Registration

The HESI A2 exam is given at North Lake College South Campus Testing Center, 1081 W. Shady Grove Rd., Irving, TX 75060, 214-891-1349.

HESI Helpline: 214-891-1327
For the ADN program, there are five main parts to the test:
  • Grammar
  • Reading
  • Vocabulary and General Knowledge
  • ​Math
  • Anatomy and Physiology
*Those students applying for Radiology or the Sona Program are not required to take Anatomy & Physiology.  For questions about other program test requirements, other than the ones listed above listed above, please consult your nursing packet or contact the Nursing Advisor at El Centro.
*When taking Hesi A2 for the first time, all students are required to take Personality Profile and Learning Styles tests.
Students are allowed to take the HESI A ² test a maximum of 2 times per month.​ 

Basic Rules for taking the HESI A² Exam

Please read and follow all instructions listed below for the Hesi Online Registration process. Failure to do so may seriously delay your Nursing and/or Healthcare Program Application and may incur new testing fees. There is no flexibility on HESI guidelines/rules below.
  1. Must be a current DCCCD student.
  2. Student must be in the process of applying to either North Lake College or El Centro College’s Nursing and/or Healthcare Proferssions Program.
  3. Scores only apply to North Lake College or El Centro College Nursing and/or Health Care Professions Programs.
  4. For specific inquiries regarding Nursing and/or Health Care program requirements, contact your Nursing Academic Advisor. We cannot provide any type of academic advice.
  5. For study material, please contact North Lake College campus bookstore.
  6. If you are sent a payment code and you do not pay within 24 hours of the stated deadline, you will lose your space and will be unable to test until the next sign up date.
  7. When registering for the test please select your test dates wisely, since they will not
    be rescheduled​.
Additional test dates may be requested at the next registration session. 

HESI A2 Registration Dates for Spring 2015 (all dates are subject to change)

Registration Dates     Exam Dates
 Feb.      25                       March   17,18, 19  
 March   30                        April     14,15, 16  
 April     27                        May      19,20, 21 

How to register for HESI

HESI​ A² testing at North Lake South Campus Testing Center is for North Lake College and El Centro College prospective candidates only, who are applying to the Nursing and/or Health Professions Program.
Below are the instructions for Hesi Online Registration with North Lake South Campus Testing Center.
1.   Create an Evolve/Elsevier Account at the Evolve/Elsevier homepage before the registration day.
Do not attempt to register for HESI exams in your Evolve/Elsevier account.
2.  At 11:00 a.m. on registration day three links will appear below, click on the link and it will lead you to the registration form for that date. We recommend that you use the Fire Fox web browser. 

Once you have submitted the online registration form​, usually, within 48 hours or 2 business days, you will receive a email providing you with the status of your request. Even though you may have been able to register for a date or dates, please understand that we use a first come, first serve system.

3.    Pay for your HESI A² Exam through Evolve/Elsevier 

Instructions for your exam appointment:

  • All tests will be given promptly at ​9am at North Lake South Campus Testing Center.
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment.
  • Bring your photo ID and a printed copy of your Evolve Payment Confirmation and present it to the Testing Center Staff in order to be seated.
  •  Lock up all electronic devices, books, papers, bags, and food/drinks. Please bring a quarter to use the lockers. The quarter will be returned to you when you retrieve your items.

More information

HESI Helpline: 214-891-1327
General Questions: ​214-891-1349​