Background Check Information (BCI)
All health career programs at Tri-C are considered selective admission programs. These programs have a limited number of openings each year and have specific admission requirements that must be met prior to admission. The completion of a criminal background check (BCI) is one of the admission requirements to a Health Career program. The background checks are required in order to (i) ascertain the ability of students to eventually become licensed, registered and/or certified in their health career profession and (ii) the ability of the students to attend mandatory clinical, practicum and/or internship rotations at internal and external facilities in accordance with the requirements of the applicable program of study. Please see General BCI Requirements for important information regarding the BCI requirements and processes.
All students applying to the following programs must complete a background check:
Please click on the individual links below for program specific BCI Information
Where do I go to get the BCI?
Effective October 1, 2016, health careers student BCI and health requirement management will be conducted via the vendor CastleBranch https://www.castlebranch.com Once the account is established the student will receive instruction on how to proceed with fingerprinting. Students will also be able to enter and upload health requirement information. Students should not attempt to create an account until directed to do so by their respective program manager.