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Criminal Background Check

This document contains information regarding criminal background checks.

At the time of hire every employee needs to be reviewed at to determine if a criminal background check is needed.

The Board of Regents adopted a resolution on December 8, 2006 that requires the implementation of a UW System-wide criminal background check policy for new employees and current employees moving to positions of trust. On December 7, 2012, the Board of Regents amended the resolution to require criminal background checks be conducted on current employees and volunteers holding a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations.

Criminal Background Check Policy -

Use this Chart to determine when a Criminal Background Check is required  CBC Movement Matrix

Background checks are conducted at the division level by Background Check Coordinators (BCC). The L&S Background Check Coordinators are:

All Faculty background checks contact Joyce Helt

All Academic Staff, University Staff, Graduate Assistants, Short-term Academic Staff
contact your units assigned HR Rep
For a list of HR Reps and the units they support, see: Human Resources and Payroll contacts

If your department/unit has an upcoming event or camp where staff (all employee types) or volunteers will have unsupervised access to vulnerable populations see KB 41455 Criminal Background Checks for Camps or Events in L&S

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Keywords:criminal background check, CBC, background checks, position of trust, vulnerable populations,criminal background policy   Doc ID:23049
Owner:Annie P.Group:College of Letters & Science
Created:2012-03-08 15:17 CDTUpdated:2017-01-19 12:38 CDT
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