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PA Act 153 Background Clearance Renewal Form

This form should be used only by current Villanova faculty and staff to request instructions and payment codes for renewing PA Act 153 Background Clearances for employment purposes only:

  1. Report of criminal history from PA State Police (completed by Human Resources)
  2. Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance from PA Department of Human Services
  3. Fingerprint-based Federal criminal history submitted to FBI

Within 2 business days of completing this form, you will receive a renewal authorization form to the email you provide below from You must complete the Renewal Authorization form before instructions and payment codes will be provided to you.

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Annual Security Report

Annual Security Report

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains information about Villanova University's security policies and procedures and crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years. A hard copy is also available upon request through Villanova's Department of Human Resources; contact us at 610-519-7900 if you would like to request a copy.