required to undergo a criminal background check?
does not require you to undergo a background check.
However, non- compliance of a placement site’s request
to have a background check may make it impossible to
complete the program you are enrolled in.
have to pay for this check and if so how much will it
responsible for all fees associated with criminal
background checks. The cost can vary from $48 – $62
depending on what type of check you obtain. For
more than one name or location, extra charges may occur.
often will I have to undergo a criminal background
For students within
the College of Health Professions, once you receive a
criminal background check, it is sufficient for the
entire time you are in a program. For students placed
within educational settingsthis may vary.
Please contact Center of Professional Practice for more
Towson University or the College of Health Professions
have access to my background check report?
No, the only
people who can access your report are you and the
placement site’s coordinator.
can I speak to if I have more questions?
general information on the process of obtaining a
background check, you can contact Melissa Egerton,
Admissions and Placement Coordinator for the College of
Health Professions at 410-704-2653 or
For questions specifically pertaining to your placement
please contact your department’s placement coordinator.