If you are returning to EGSC as a former student and you have been convicted of a crime other than a traffic offense, or there are criminal charges now pending against you, you must disclose this information on your Former Student Application or at any time during your enrollment with EGSC. New students will report this information on their EGSC Admissions Application.
Convictions shall include: a finding of guilty by a judge or jury, or a plea of guilty or a plea of nolo contendere, irrespective of the pendency or availability or application for collateral relief.
In writing, you must explain fully the nature of the offense(s) specifying including the date(s) it/they occurred, the name and location of the court(s) and sentence(s) imposed. Please submit court documentation if appropriate. You will be required to complete the Criminal Background Investigation Consent Form, available on the Forms page, and pay the required processing fee. Failure to comply may result in your denial of readmission to East Georgia State College!
Students seeking careers and/or professional licensure in certain fields including, but not limited to, Nursing Education, Teacher Education, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Psychology, Law or Medicine may be required to submit a future background check prior to clinical assignment, internship and/or professional licensure. It is the student’s responsibility to check the requirements of their program of study and professional licensing board. Successful completion of a program of study in any of the above fields at any University System of Georgia Institution does not guarantee licensure or employment in the respective profession.