Clearances For Current And Future Employees

Employment Clearances

Effective December 31, 2014, university employees, student workers and volunteers are required to obtain three Pennsylvania clearances listed as follows:

  • Criminal Background Check (Act 34)
  • Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151) and
  • FBI Federal Criminal History-Fingerprinting (Act 114)

**Current Millersville University faculty click here.**

Note:  All Act 34 clearances will be completed by the university and the results reviewed before a contract/appointment letter is offered.  Candidates who are offered employment will need to show proof that they have started their Act 114 and Act 151 clearances on, or before, their first date of employment.  If Act 114 and Act 151 have not been completed by the first day of employment, the candidate will be hired on a provisional basis and will have 90 calendar days to bring the completed results of the Act 151 and Act 114 checks to the Office of Human Resources.


Criminal Background Check (Act 34)

To begin the Criminal Background Check (Act 34), go to the university web site and click on the appropriate link to expedite the process.  If applying to be a student worker, use link  If applying to be a volunteer, use link  If applying for employment, use the link and apply for a specific position; the Act 34 Criminal Background Check will begin when you are the recommended finalist for a specific staff or faculty position.  The university will send you a contract/appointment letter when this check is completed and the results are reviewed.

Click on the link below for instructions on how to obtain clearances:  

FBI Federal Criminal History-Fingerprinting (Act 114) And Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151)