Today we wanted to tell you about one of the requirements for applying to any of the education programs. You get to be fingerprinted in order to gain an FBI clearance. Fingerprinting is an important part of the application process and is often one that students can find intimidating. But, no need to fear! The process is actually super easy!
All you do is fill out a little questionnaire online, and then go get fingerprinted. The McKay School has its own office (MCKB 350) that offers this service. For a step by step guide to getting your fingerprinting done, go here.
There is a $10 fee for this service, however this is a greatly reduced price for BYU students! Most county offices charge anywhere from $20-$60 to get fingerprinted, so take advantage of this deal while you can!
There are a few items that you need to bring with you to MCKB 350 to get fingerprinted.
The advisement center is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (except holidays and during devotionals held on Tuesdays from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.)
Why is this necessary in order to apply to any of the education programs? This clearance permits you to go into the schools to observe and work. This way your teachers, the teachers at the schools, and anyone else, can see that you have been cleared by the FBI to work with children without a problem.
For more information on how to apply for any of the education programs,
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