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Office of Human Resources

Criminal History Background Checks

Provided below are resources detailing Florida State University's Criminal History Background Check process. These resources will provide an understanding of the University requirements in order to most efficiently and effectively administer this process for your department.

Questions regarding this process may be directed to Andrew Kapec, University Background Check Manager, at or 850-644-7938.

Background Check Forms Portal

  • The Portal is used to complete the background check forms listed below:
    • Background Check Questionnaire
      • Required for all appointments, this determines if a background check is required, and if required, the appropriate level.
      • Requires supervisor signature
    • Background Check Questionnaire for multiple candidates (OPS & Graduate Assistants only)
      • Used for multiple candidates with the same job code and job duties
      • Requires supervisor signature
    • Background Check Request Form
      • Required to initiate a background check in conjunction with a completed Questionnaire
      • Once completed, form is automatically sent to HR-ERS


Accurate Background Inc

(Vendor to assist with facilitation of Florida State University's background checks)

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