Employee Background Checks

Policy on Employee Background Reviews

The University of Massachusetts is committed to providing a safe and secure environment that is supported by qualified employees for all of its students, faculty, staff, and residents to carry out the University’s teaching, research, and public service missions. As a condition of employment, the University will conduct appropriate background reviews for all new hires. This policy will be implemented in a manner consistent with the rights of privacy, equal opportunity, and academic freedom afforded to those who serve the University. See the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus policy and procedures for employee background reviews is available here.