• LPN Application Checklist

    To get started:

    • ___  Schedule your TEAS exam. The TEAS test application fee is $75.  Checks, Cash or Debit/Credit Cards are accepted. The exam must be prepaid and is non refundable. With a 24-hour notice, you may reschedule. If you miss your appointment, you will have to pay again. To pre-pay, call 315-867-2210. We suggest you review the Placement Exam (TEAS) section by clicking here or via the link on the left side of this page.

    • ___  Once TEAS payment is received, you may schedule the preadmission TEAS test by calling 315-867-2206.

    • ___  Print application by clicking here. Remember to bring this to your pre-admission test. DO NOT MAIL AHEAD OF TIME. (If you would like information mailed to you, call 315-867-2210).
    • ___  Bring to your TEAS test a current photo ID. 
    • ___  Order your official High School transcript or GED documentation. Have it mailed to the school:
                                    Herkimer BOCES
                                     Attention: LPN
                                     352 Gros Blvd.
                                     Herkimer, NY  13350

    • ___  Print two reference forms by clicking here to open the file.  Obtain two professional references on the forms.  They must be from someone you had contact within the last two years.  Submit as directed at the bottom of the reference forms.


    Once you have passed your TEAS exam:

    • ___  If you have not already done so, order your official GED or High School Transcript.

    • ___  Attend your scheduled interview with the LPN Coordinator.  Come prepared for a professional interview.  Interviews are held at the LPN school at the BOCES Remington Educational Center, 77 E. North St., Ilion.

    • ___  After you are accepted, schedule a physical before you start school. NOTE: physicals and complete immunizations must be on file prior to the start of school unless express written permission for a delay has been granted by the LPN Coordinator.

    • ___  Print this physical form.

    • ___  Schedule and take an American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR class prior to the start of school. NOTE: Only American Heart Association CPR cards are accepted. You might have the opportunity during the summer months of 2020, to enroll in an American Heart Association CPR class being conducted at the BOCES Remington Education Center in Ilion. For more information contact 315-867-2210.  Space in the class will be limited.   

    • ___  File your FAFSA online (www.fafsa.gov) (FAFSA school code: 014517).

    • ___  Contact financial aid if there any questions regarding your financial award package: 315-867-2210.

      Email the LPN Coordinator ( snicolette@herkimer-boces.org ) if you have any concerns regarding professional references or transcripts. Interview scheduling concerns can also be addressed.