Pre-Employment Background Investigation
Disclosure and Authorization Form
Eastern New Mexico University (the “University”) may request background information about you from a consumer
reporting agency in connection with your employment application and for employment purposes. This information may
be obtained in the form of consumer reports and/or investigative consumer reports. These reports may be obtained at
any time after receipt of your authorization and, if you are hired by the University, throughout your employment.
HireRight, Inc., or another consumer reporting agency, will obtain the reports for the University. HireRight, Inc.
is located at 5151 California, Irvine, CA 92617, and can be contacted at 800-400-2761. The reports may contain
information bearing on your character, general reputation, personal characteristics, mode of living and credit standing.
The types of information that may be obtained include, but are not limited to: social security number verications;
credit reports; criminal records checks; public court records checks; driving records checks; educational records
checks; employment verications; personal and professional references checks; licensing and certication records
checks; drug testing results; etc. The information contained in the reports will be obtained from private and public
record sources, including, as appropriate, personal interviews with sources, such as neighbors, friends and associates.
You may request more information about the nature and scope of any investigative consumer reports by contacting the
University. A summary of your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act is also being provided to you.
Additional State Law Notices
If you are a California, Maine, New York or Washington applicant, please also note:
California: Under section 1786.22 of the California Civil Code, you may view the le maintained on you by
HireRight during normal business hours. You may also obtain a copy of this le, upon submitting proper identication
and paying the costs of duplication services, by appearing at HireRight’s ofces in person, during normal business
hours and on reasonable notice, or by mail. You may also receive a summary of the le by telephone, upon submitting
proper identication. HireRight has trained personnel available to explain your le to you, including any coded
information. If you appear in person, you may be accompanied by one other person, provided that person furnishes
New York: You have the right, upon request, to be informed of whether or not a consumer report was requested. If
a consumer report is requested, you will be provided with the name and address of the consumer reporting agency
furnishing the report. You may inspect and receive a copy of the report by contacting that agency.
Maine: You have the right, upon request, to be informed of whether an investigative consumer report was requested,
and if one was requested, the name and address of the consumer reporting agency furnishing the report. You may
request and receive from the University, within ve business days of our receipt of your request, the name, address
and telephone number of the nearest unit designated to handle inquiries for the consumer reporting agency issuing
an investigative consumer report concerning you. You also have the right, under Maine law, to request and promptly
receive from all such agencies copies of any such reports.
Washington State: If we request an investigative consumer report, you have the right, upon written request
made within a reasonable period of time after your receipt of this disclosure, to receive from us a complete and
accurate disclosure of the nature and scope of the investigation we requested. You also have the right to request from
the consumer reporting agency a written summary of your rights and remedies under the Washington Fair Credit
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