The Community College of Allegheny County requires all employees to obtain three different background certifications or clearances:
Important! The ORIGINALS of all required clearances must be presented for review and verification. Originals will be returned to the employee after verification. These clearance are transferable and valid for five years.
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The current fee for this clearance is $25.25.
How To Video: How to obtain Clearance #1 - PA Dept. of Human Services - FBI Fingerprint
The current fee for this clearance is $13.00.
How To Video: How to obtain Clearance #2 - Child Abuse History Check
If you need help, contact the CWIS Support Center at 1-877-343-0494
The current fee for this clearance is $22.00.
How To Video: How to obtain Clearance #3 - Pennsylvania State Criminal Check
If you have questions about the Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal Record Checks form (SP4 164), please call (717) 783-9973 or toll free 1-888-783-7972.
Current Employees Submitting Renewed Clearances
ATTENTION NEW HIRES: New hires are to submit their clearances during their Pre-Hire Meeting, so please do not schedule a separate clearance appointment.
Submitting the OFFICIAL BLUE PA Department of Human Services (DHS) - FBI Fingerprint Check that you received in the mail:
1. Schedule a virtual appointment using this link: https://calendly.com/ccac-human-resources/appointment-to-submit-clearances
a. You must present your official blue DHS FBI clearance during this virtual Zoom appointment for verification purposes.
2. Once your appointment is scheduled, email firstname.lastname@example.org with clear, quality PDF attachments of all clearances you are submitting.
a. If you are having difficulty, your department's secretary can most likely assist you.
3. Have your official blue DHS FBI clearance available and ready to present during your virtual Zoom appointment for visual verification.
Submitting the Child Abuse History Check and/or PA State Police Criminal History Records Check without the PA Department of Human Services (DHS) - FBI Fingerprint Check:
1. Email email@example.com your Colleague ID #, your supervisor’s name, and attach clear, quality PDFs of all clearances you are submitting.
Please contact the Office of Human Resources with any additional questions regarding the clearance process at HumanResources@ccac.edu or 412.237.3001.