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Criminal Background Check Process

To initiate the criminal background screening process for faculty, send an email to to begin the background screening request.

Your email should contain the following information:

  • Subject:  Criminal Background Request
  • Legal Name of the Final Candidate  
  • Position Number
  • Position Type (Full‐time Faculty, Part‐time Faculty)
  • Department
  • Department Contact Name (if different from person sending the email)
  • Department Org Code

Downloadable Background Screening Instructions

Academic Affairs will initiate an email through the background screening vendor, Infomart, using the email address the candidate listed on their application in NinerTalent. The final candidate will be sent an electronic invitation via email asking them to complete the online consent form.  Once Academic Affairs is notified of satisfactory results, you will be notified via email that the background screening is complete.  

Visit The Graduate Center for Life and Learning for the background screening process for Postdoctoral Fellows. 

Full-Time Faculty Forms

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Candidate Evaluative Criteria Templates (choose one)


Leave of Absence Forms

Contract Renewal Forms

Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Forms

Postdoctoral Fellows Forms