Background Checks

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For Questions Contact: Office of Academic Affairs | FO 229 | 414.382.6121

In order to comply with Wisconsin law, many graduate programs require or may require caregiver or other background checks of students. These laws apply to Alverno College graduate students in the following programs:

Community Psychology


Music Therapy


School Psychology

There may be additional requirements for background checks due to internships or other clinical or field placements. Please consult your program handbook or program director for further information on requirements for disclosing and implications for field placements and licensing for past, current, or pending felonies, criminal charges, convictions, and/or penalties.