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Pittsburg State University strives to provide the safest possible environment for students, visitors, faculty and staff.  In an effort to maintain a safe environment the University conducts pre-employment screenings (Background Checks) on new employees.  The pre-employment screening includes a criminal background check and may also include a credit history report if necessary for the position.  Before making an adverse decision, PSU will provide you with a copy of the consumer report and a description in writing of your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).


 PSU's Pre-Employment Screening Policy

Disclosure and Authorization Form :  This form in its entirety must be given to the applicant.  The applicant will return the Disclosure form and keep remaining four pages, in compliance with federal requirements.

Disclosure and Authorization Form

Supplemental Information:  The following information must be given to prospective employees when they complete the Disclosure and Authorization Form when they are from these respective states:

CaliforniaNotice Regarding Background Investigation Pursuant to California Law
New YorkArticle 23-A of the New York Correction Law


For more information about background checks at PSU, contact:

University Support Staff

204 Russ Hall
fax 620-235-6002


Unclassified Staff and Graduate Assistantships

218 Russ Hall
fax 620-235-4190