Clearances & Training

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When you join the University of Pittsburgh community, you are responsible for completing and submitting the appropriate clearances, which can be accessed through your my.pitt account online. Training programs are also available on this page and online through PRISM TRKS.

Training Programs

At the University of Pittsburgh, we encourage you to complete computer-based interactive training programs. You may also access these trainings through my.pitt.edu > My Resources > Human Resources; links are on the left side of the portal.

These trainings must be completed within your provisional period:

PRISM TRKS

PRISM TRKS (Time Record Keeping System) is the University's automated time and attendance system. Employee training for PRISM TRKS is computer-based and is available on the website. The system can be used to record hours worked and overtime, as well as used to change benefits elections, access Payroll, and complete training programs. Visit this page to learn how to sign into PRISM TRKS and explore helpful links.

Professional Development

The University offers many options for employees to advance their professional development or further their skill set. Learn more about professional development programs available to faculty, staff, and managers, as well as other University training resources, on the Learning & Development page.

Tech Instruction from CSSD

Computer Services and Systems Development (CSSD) provides a wide variety of educational resources to help University students, faculty, and staff become more proficient with computing resources and applications to facilitate academic and job productivity.

Employment Verification

New employees to the University of Pittsburgh must complete the following necessary verifications after accepting an employment offer and bring supporting documents to the Office of Human resourceas soon as possible. Failure to do so will result in suspension from work.

For additional information regarding necessary clearances, please visit the Clearances for Employees & Appointees page, as well as the Faculty Post-Orientation and Staff Post-Orientation pages.

Form I-9: Employment Eligibility Verification

If you did not have the supporting documents for the Form I-9 at Orientation, please bring your original form(s) of ID to the Office of Human Resources as soon as possible. The documentation is due within three working days of your date of hire. Failure to produce the supporting documents will result in suspension from work, up to and including termination.

Child Protection Clearances

If you did not have the supporting documentation (such as receipts or results) to complete the three required Child Protection Clearances (PA State Police Request for Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Criminal Background Check, and Employee Disclosure Statement), please bring them to the Office of Human Resources as soon as possible. Failure to produce the supporting documents will result in suspension from work, up to and including termination.

 

Please visit the FAQ page for more information about Clearances & Training.