Prior to your
internship or fieldwork, you may be required by the placement
site to undergo a criminal background check. You will be
informed by your placement coordinator or course instructor if
you need a background check, and what specific type of
background check is needed for the facility. Criminal
background checks will be obtained at your own expense.
On the following pages of this
site, there is information on how to obtain a criminal
background check, facilities that are currently requiring checks
and a frequently asked questions page.
have questions, or if you are not sure what type of background
check you should obtain, please contact your department's
placement coordinator. For general questions or
information concerning criminal background checks at Towson
University, please contact Melissa Egerton, Admissions and Placement
Coordinator for the College of Health Professions at
410-704-2653 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
College of Health Professions
Linthicum Hall, Suite 116