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External Requirements

Background Checks

Instructions for Completing the Initial College of Education Background Check

Completing the Application for Child & Adult Abuse/Neglect Central Registry Screen

This form requires an original signature. We are not able to accept scanned images, faxes, or other digital formats of this completed form. It is highly recommended to complete the form in blue ink only.

Request and Complete the required DFS form

To request to have the required form emailed to you:

  • Contact your assigned advisor in the Teacher Preparation & Advising Office   OR
  • Email edquest@uwyo.edu to request the form    OR
  • Stop by 100 McWhinnie Hall to complete the form

Submit the required DFS form

Once you have the form completed with your original signature, you need to either:

Drop if off in the Teacher Preparation & Advising Office, 100 McWhinnie Hall

OR

Mail it to: Teacher Preparation & Advising Office

              1000 E. University Ave, Dept. 3374

              Laramie, WY  82071 

Receiving your Results

*Please note that this process can take up to a month to receive results.

Once we have received the results of your screening, we will notify you by an email to your uwyo.edu email.

Questions or Concerns 

If you have questions or concerns regarding this process, please:

  • Email the Teacher Preparation and Advising Office at edquest@uwyo.edu or
  • Call 307-766-2230 or
  • Stop by 100 McWhinnie Hall (open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm)

  

An additional background check will be completed when students apply for their Wyoming Substitute Teaching Permit when 60 college credits are complete on transcript.

Contact Us

 

Teacher Preparation and Advising Office
McWhinnie Hall 100
Dept. 3374
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-2230
Fax: (307) 766-2018
Email: edquest@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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