Background Check

Mandatory Background Check | Deadline April 1

In order to successfully enroll at YSN, each new student is required to complete a 7-year Criminal Background Check as well as a Health Care Fraud and Abuse Scan. You are responsible for payment; the typical charge should range from $28 to $50.  The total charge will be higher for international students or those that spent time living abroad. 

Background check steps:

  1.  Visit
  2. Click “Please Select”, under Nursing, select AE53 Background Check 
    Follow instructions   

The Yale School of Nursing staff responsible for monitoring background checks will be able to view your report as soon as it becomes available. Should there be any issues we will be in touch.  If you anticipate concerns with your background check, please email