The information below supplements the Rutgers RBHS Policy, Criminal Background Check.
Please click here to visit the RBHS Policy Library (then navigate to the Rutgers RBHS CBC policy).
This policy shall apply to all applicants accepted for admission to, and students enrolled in or visiting educational programs that may include clinical experience in any facility that requires or may require a criminal background check to be performed on students assigned to that facility as part of their educational program.
Students must also agree to notify the School of any convictions, guilty plea or no contest pleas to any crime, misdemeanor or other offense and of any arrests, detentions, charges or investigations by any law enforcement authorities, which occur subsequent to the applicant’s student’s submission of the Accepted Applicant/Enrolled Student Disclosure Form.
Criminal Background Check Forms
PROCESS FOR NEW STUDENTS:
To accept the offer of admission, all new students required to complete a criminal background check must follow the directions below for the CBC process. Please refer to the list of programs at the bottom of the page to check if your program requires a CBC. There are no refunds on criminal background checks.
Instructions for Self-Apply/Pay
PROCESS FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS:
If you have not completed a CBC and need to do so, please follow along with the NEW student process (above).
If you have completed/paid the CBC at the time of entry and need an updated CBC, please submit the below two forms.
Enrolled Student Disclosure Form
Enrolled Student Authorization for Criminal Background
PROCESS FOR REQUESTING THE RESULTS OF A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK:
If you completed a Criminal Background Check already and need a verification report of the results for your clinical site, please email email@example.com indicating the approximate month and year in which your search was completed.
SHP Programs Requiring a Criminal Background Check:
Allied Health Technologies:
Diagnostic Medical Sonography *Cardiac Sonography *Vascular Sonography *Nuclear Medicine Technology
Respiratory Care - North
Clinical Laboratory Sciences:
Cytotechnology * Medical laboratory Sciences
Clinical Laboratory Sciences (DCLS)
Clinical Nutrition (MS & DCN)
Diagnostic Imaging Technologies
Health Information Management
Health Sciences (PhD, MS, BS - all concentrations)
Health Care Management
Nutrition and Dietetics
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Physical Therapy (Newark & Blackwood)
Respiratory Therapy - South
SHP Programs NOT Requiring a Criminal Background Check:
Biomedical Informatics (PhD, MS)
Clinical Laboratory Sciences (MS)
Clinical Trials Sciences
Health Care Informatics
Psychiatric Rehabilitation (PhD, MS, BS)
Psychosocial Rehabilitation (AS)