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Fingerprint / Background Checks (Ohio & FBI Checks)


Bobcat Depot offers Fingerprint / Background Checks.  Bobcat Depot is located in Baker University Center 112.

The fee for providing fingerprint services at the Ohio University Bobcat Depot will be as follows:

  • $25.00 - Fingerprint cards only (cards will be given back to the customer/department for submission to BCI)
  • $30.00 - BCI (Ohio) WebCheck background check only
  • $32.00 - FBI (National) WebCheck background check only

  • Please bring your driver's license with you. We accept cash, money orders made payable to Ohio University, Bobcat Cash, all major credit cards.  Personal checks are NOT accepted.
  • Services will be provided by full-time staff member only.  Services are available Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

ATTENTION:  Teacher Education Majors:

Copies of your background checks must be sent to the Ohio Department of Education and also The Patton College of Education:  McCracken Hall, 1 Ohio University, Athens, OH  45701. 



It is up to the individual needing the background check to complete the form correctly and request the background checks be sent to correct locations.  It is also up to the customer to know what type of background check they need (i.e. correct code).  It is not Bobcat Depot's responsibility.