The University of Colorado Denver performs background investigations as a condition of employment for all prospective employees and current employees seeking promotional opportunities within CU Denver. The investigations are initiated at the request of the hiring/appointing authority prior to making any job offer. Applicants will be asked to provide personal data and sign a release form before the investigations are conducted. Applicants who fail to provide the data and consent will not be considered for employment, appointment, or promotion. Background investigations always include review of criminal records, and may, for designated positions, require investigation of any or all of the following: motor vehicle, civil and financial/credit records.