Criminal Background Check
On April 1, 2006, a revised Public Health Code Legislation was enacted that impacts our ability to place students in a number of clinical settings. The enactment of this new legislation now requires that all health care students complete a criminal background check with fingerprints that include an FBI check. This includes students prior to placement in a clinical facility.
Based on this legislation, your final acceptance into a health care program may be affected by the results of this background check. There are multiple misdemeanors and combinations of offenses that would prevent you from meeting the minimal objectives of the program. Students with felony convictions will not be accepted into healthcare programs at our college.
Disclaimer: Mid Michigan College is not responsible if an applicant is denied licensure or certification from the program’s governing agency (i.e., State Board of Nursing, etc.) after completion of the program.
Unfortunately, the cost of the background check is not covered by any college fees and therefore becomes the responsibility of the student in advance of final placement in the healthcare programs. The cost of this service is $64.50.
Below you will also find a Livescan Fingerprint Request Form and instructions with our agency ID number for scheduling an appointment. There are numerous locations in Michigan where the fingerprinting can be done. Please remember that you must take the Livescan Fingerprint Request Form and a photo ID to the appointment and return the form to Mid Michigan College, Health Sciences Department, Harrison Campus, Room E233.
If Mid doesn’t receive your report by the required deadline specified by the program director, it may result in your seat in the health program being forfeited. All results are sent directly to the Dean of Health Sciences at Mid.