Police Department


Fingerprinting is done by the Cleveland State University Police Department Monday through Friday 9am - 5pm.

There is a $10.00 fee per card for fingerprinting. Make check or money order payable to: Cleveland State University. THE POLICE DEPARTMENT DOES NOT ACCEPT CASH! If you need to pay by cash, prior to requesting fingerprinting, you must go to the Cashiers Office at Main Classroom Building, Room 115. Tell the cashier that you need to make your payment for fingerprinting. Give the cashier the cash. The cashier will give you the deposit receipt. Bring the deposit receipt to the Police Department.

Bring the fingerprint cards provided to you by your college or employer. The Police Department does not provide fingerprint cards.

Print required information on fingerprint cards using black ink only.

Make sure that your hands are clean before requesting fingerprints. Do not use hand lotion before having your fingerprints taken.

Bring your valid driver's license or state identification card for positive identification.

The CSU Police Department does not have electronic fingerprinting capabilities.
Fingerprints can be done electronically by National Background Check, Inc. Call 1.877.932.2435 or visit www.ohiofingerprints.com.