Fingerprinting Requirements & Information:
Field 1 and Field 2

State rule (FS 1012.32 (2)(d)) states that students participating in field experiences in school districts must be fingerprinted. These field experiences include UNF students enrolled in EDF 1005, EDG 2701, EDF 3945, EDF 3946, TSL 4340, internship, all courses held at school sites or that require students to work with children in a school setting.

The school districts in conjunction with the university have developed procedures for fingerprinting university students which must be followed.

General Procedures


The cost of fingerprinting is $61.00 except for Nassau County which is $79.00. Payment may be made two ways:

  1. Credit card (Visa or MasterCard only) via the Internet www.flprints.com (24 hours a day) or calling 1-877-357-7456 (Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm). Be sure to print out and bring the confirmation information to the fingerprinting appointment. OR
  2. Money order made out to Fingerprinting Services, LLC. The money order should be brought to the fingerprint appointment and given to the person processing the prints.

All fingerprinting must be completed by February 3 for students participating in field experiences during the spring semester. Students not fingerprinted by February 3 will not receive school placements and subsequently will not be able to complete course requirements. This will adversely affect your grade for the course.

Fingerprints at present can not be transferred from one district to another.

No student will receive a placement until they have received clearance from the district.

Active substitutes or persons presently employed by the district in which the clinical experience will be conducted should e-mail Dr. Cathy O’Farrell, Director of Educational Field Experiences, at cofarrel@unf.edu. You will need to provide your name and the position that you hold with the district. This information will be forwarded to the district for clearance approval.

 

District Procedures

Students must follow the procedures for the school district in which they will be conducting their field experiences.

Baker County School District

Fingerprinting for Baker County will be conducted at the Baker County School District Office on Tuesdays of each week from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please contact Mrs. Deborah Hodges at (904) 259-0426. Credit card or money order may be used for payment.

Bradford County School District

Contact the Bradford County School District Office of Human Resources for fingerprinting times and to schedule appointments. Credit card or money order may be used for payment.

Clay County School District

The student will need to contact Kathy McInerney at (904) 272-8100 extension 2732 to set up an appointment. Appointments can be made Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Only students with an appointment will be fingerprinted. Students should come to the school board building in Green Cove Springs at 900 Walnut Street to be fingerprinted. Credit card or money order may be used for payment.

Columbia County School District

The student should contact Kathy Johns or Cindy Jarrell at (386) 755-8019 to make an appointment. Office hours for Human Resources, located at 372 West Duval Street are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Credit card or money order may be used for payment.

Duval County School District

The student will need to sign up for a fingerprinting appointment through the Office of Educational Field Experiences. Sign up sheets will be posted on the bulletin board out front of the Office of Educational Field Experiences which is located in building 57 room 1300. Only students with an appointment will be fingerprinted. Students should come to the first floor of the Duval County School Board building at 1701 Prudential Drive to be fingerprinted. Credit card or money order may be used for payment.

Nassau County School District

Students will need to be fingerprinted by coming to the Nassau County School District Office of School Safety and Security in Yulee. The office is located in the Yulee Community Center located on Highway 17 North in Yulee. No appointment is necessary but students should call (904) 277-9021 to ensure staff availability. The total fee is $79.00. Of this $61.00 of the fee must be paid by credit card or by money order, payable to Fingerprinting Services L.L.C. The remaining $18.00 of the fee may be paid by cash, check or money order, payable to the Nassau County School Board.

Putnam County School District

Fingerprinting will be done in the Putnam County Department of Human Resources (Room 5) on Thursdays only. Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Students must bring driver’s license and social security card. Only money orders will be accepted.

St Johns County School District

 FieldPrint

 

1.    Log onto the www.fieldprintflorida.com website to schedule their appointment. The applicant will create a secure username/password to enter the system.

 

2.    In the Reason why you need to be fingerprinted screen; the applicant will select I know my Fieldprint Code and enter the code in the space provided.

 

3.      Please choose  the following Fieldprint Code below

 

      For College Intern/Practicum Fieldprint Code is:

                  FPStJohnsCollegeIntern

Please note the access code IS case sensitive.

 

4.      Students will provide their contact and demographic info. The information requested on the scheduling site is the information required by FDLE/FBI in order to process the criminal search.

 

5.    From this point forward the website will prompt the representative for the required information to find a local collection facility and schedule an appointment. Instructions, directions, maps, and photos will all be provided directly online.

 

 

·         Charge for fingerprints is $57.25

·         Fingerprints expire after 1.5 to 2 years depending when you are fingerprinted. St. Johns County expiration dates are based on the academic calendar year.

 

Union County School District

 Contact the Union County School District Office of Human Resources for fingerprinting times and to schedule appointments. Credit card or money order may be used for payment.