FAQs, Forms 

Organizations often require student volunteers and interns to complete Pennsylvania Criminal Record Checks and Child Abuse Clearances. Please contact the Ware Institute before getting clearances so we can advise you about which forms for working and volunteering in the community would be required at your placement and their cost. 


Student Clearance Forms

Pennsylvania Child Abuse
History Clearance 

Cost: $10 (money order is required)


Pennsylvania Criminal
Record Check

Cost: $10 (credit card can be used)


​Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Checks

Cost: $27.50 (credit card can be used)