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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. 



  • Background Check forms need to be filled out completely by the customer.  
  • Bobcat Depot employees cannot be responsible for any information on the form.
  • Any mistakes or errors on the form are the responsibility of the applicant.