University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee


Criminal Background Check (CBC) Toolkit

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents that all UW System campuses have a comprehensive policy of conducting criminal background checks on prospective employees for a University position.

Criminal Background Check Forms

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ArrowApplicant Consent and Disclosure Form
Prior to conducting a criminal background check, the consent form must be filled out accurately and completely and submitted to the Personnel Representative (PRep) in a sealed envelope   directly by the candidate.
(Word)
(PDF)
ArrowCBC Implementation Workshop Presentation
MS Powerpoint required
(PPT)
ArrowCBC Process Flow
Flow diagram depicts the processes among roles and departments.
(website)
ArrowClarifying Procedures and Background Checks (PDF)
ArrowEmployee Confidentiality Acknowledgment Form
Confidentiality agreement for employees who will have access to criminal background check information.
(Word)
(PDF)
ArrowEmployee Consent and Disclosure Form
Prior to conducting a criminal background check, UWM will require employees and volunteers that hold a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations to sign a consent form. The Consent Form must be filled out accurately and completely and submitted to the PREP in a sealed envelope directly by the employee. An employee’s failure to accurately and completely disclose his or her criminal conviction history may be grounds for removal from his or her position.
(Word)
(PDF)
ArrowRoles within the UWM Criminal Background Check Policy
Specify roles for Chancellor, Vice Chancellor, Deans, HR Director, PReps, UWM Police Department, and Committees.
(website)
ArrowSummary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act
To be sent to applicant or employee that has had a preliminary failure to pass the criminal background check.
(PDF)
ArrowUWM CBC Policy (Board of Regents Policy 20-19)
This UWM policy describes how the BOR policy is implemented at UWM. The purpose of this policy is to provide a safer campus environment for students, employees and visitors.
(PDF)
ArrowUWM CBC Roles
(PDF)