This background is required for Admission to Teacher Education and will ONLY be used for Admission purposes. An admission letter will not be printed or signed until
FC Background returns a “cleared” background status.
Payment will be made directly to FC Backgrounds. Refer any questions regarding the Criminal Background Check to FC Background at 800-388-8827.
FCBackground will email you a “Background Report Notification” which you must submit along with your application to Teacher Education Programs.
Please allow 3-5 days for applicants who have only lived in Texas and 5-8 days for applicants who have lived outside of Texas.
Here is a list of the most Frequently Asked Questions and their answers:
A: As long as your background remains cleared, you do not need to submit a new request. Please be aware that the background is only valid for ONE
year and you may be required to submit a new background check later throughout your program.
A: A request for a background check must be submitted to FC Background prior to turning in your application for Teacher Education Programs . You
must go online to submit and pay for your background and receive a “Background Report Notification” to submit with your application.