Criminal background checks are required to ensure the safety of patients treated by students in clinical education programs. All students must successfully clear the background check required by Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston, and incoming Pacesetter BSN students must also complete a background/fingerprint check required by the Texas Board of Nursing (TxBON).
Frequently asked questions
Q: How does PreCheck use my information?
A: Your information will only be used for the services ordered. Your credit will not be investigated and your name will not be given out to any businesses.
Q: I selected the wrong school or program or made a mistake in submitting my information. What should I do?
A: Please email StudentCheck@PreCheck.com with the details of your problem.
Q: Can I get a copy of my background report?
A: Yes, log in to the PreCheck website and select “Check Status.”
Q: I was denied entry into a program because of information on the report. Who can I contact?
A: Call PreCheck’s Adverse Action hotline at 800-203-1654.