Before you complete the Background Check, read below to see when you should complete the background check! Students completing it prior to Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing (FWWSON) notification will be requested to repeat the process, which will present complications and additional expense. The background check is an admission requirement of the FWWSON, NOT the University of Wyoming.
Once you receive notification from the FWWSON that you are being offered formal admission into the nursing program, you will be directed by the nursing staff to complete the background check.
The background check site to which you will be directed notes that the charge is currently $42.50 to complete the background check. You must have a credit card to complete online. International students may incur different/higher costs.
Online access to results
All students automatically have access to their results online.
Why do you need these results?
- You will need the results for your own information and records.
- If asked, you may need to provide a copy of your results to clinical agencies. No University, College, or School staff members are allowed to print that off for you or to send it to agencies.
To initiate the background check:
Click the link at the last bullet below, which will direct you to the College of Health Sciences website.
Scroll down on the Health Sciences page until you find the picture block titled "STUDENT BACKGROUND CHECKS" -- then click on that picture block.
Follow their directions.
Click HERE: www.uwyo.edu/hs ...if you were directed to complete the background check as noted in Item # 1 above.
Page updated 1/20/2017