Background checks/confidentiality

Confidentiality

Work study students are considered PCC employees and must abide by PCC Privacy Policies, including FERPA and Confidentiality. PCC policy is located at:

Departments are encouraged to use the following PCC Confidentiality Agreement with their Work Study Students. This form can be used to help inform students of their responsibilities and expectations, as well as aiding in resolving employment problems.

Background checks

Work study students who are working with children under the age of 18 must have successfully passed a background check. Departments who employ student workers who handle sensitive or confidential information are encouraged to conduct background checks. Hiring departments are responsible for conducting background checks. Instructions on using PCC Human Resources to conduct background checks are located at: