Criminal background checks may be required, depending on the duties of a particular position. Hiring departments should contact your Business Center human resources department for guidance.  

Oregon State University is committed to protecting the security, safety, and health of faculty, staff, students and the public, as well as safeguarding the assets and resources of the University.  Positions that perform duties that are critical or security-sensitive require Criminal History Check (CHC). For detailed information regarding CHCs at OSU, please refer to OSU’s Criminal History Check Policy and the OSU Standard 576-055-0000 to 0160.

For examples of duties that may fall within the OSU Standard Defined Categories, please see the Criminal History Check Crosswalk of Security-Sensitive Access.