The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Teacher Education Program

Fingerprinting Procedures for Students

The State of Tennessee and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Teacher Education Program requires you to undergo a Tennessee/TBI fingerprint-based background check. Please follow the steps below:

  • Prior to being fingerprinted see Doris Roensch in 312 Hunter Hall and sign a Fingerprint Release Form.
  • Register on-line with L1 Identity Solutions prior to going out to their location. Go to and fill out the form.  You will be asked to make an appointment time.  You may also register by calling 855-226-2937.
  • Be prepared to show a valid photo ID to the fingerprint staff on your printing date.
  • When you pre register, you will be asked for some information, including an ORI number.  The ORI number for UTC is TNCC33059.  Our agency category is “Non-DCS Child Care/Adoption Providers.”  This will show up as one of the choices on a drop down menu.
  • Payment to be made by: APPLICANT
  • Applicant type:  “Child Related Worker Volunteer (Private)”
  • Printing Location: UPS Store #1995, 2288 Gunbarrel Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421
  • Employer Name and Address: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 615 McCallie Ave. Chattanooga, TN 37403 ATTN: Dr. Renee Murley, School of Education Dept 4154

NOTE: It takes about two weeks for UTC to receive your results from the TBI.  If you need to check on your status after being fingerprinted, contact Doris Roensch at 423-425-5446.

L1 Identity Solutions fingerprinting location:
UPS Store 2288 Gunbarrel Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421
Hours of Operation: refer to website

Directions to UPS Store:

Start out going Northwest on McCallie Ave/TN-2 toward Douglas Street.  

  1.     Turn Left onto Georgia Ave/TN-2
  2.     Turn Right onto E Martin Luther King Blvd/TN-2/E 9th St. Continue to follow E Martin Luther King Blvd
  3.     Merge onto US-27 S toward I-24
  4.     Merge onto I-24 E via the exit on the Left toward Atlanta/Knoxville.
  5.     Merge onto I-74 N via Exit 185B on the Left toward Knoxville
  6.     Take the Shallowford Rd exit, Exit 5
  7.     Turn Right onto Shallowford Rd.
  8.     Turn Right onto Gunbarrel Rd
  9.     2288 Gunbarrel Rd is on the left. ( UPS Store)

Professional Liability Insurance

To apply for Professional Student Liability Insurance:
Go to:  or
Or, liabililty insurance may be purchased in the Bursar's Office.
Each insurance option has different expiration dates, please check before purchasing.
Join one of these organizations and you will automatically get the insurance.  Print out the receipt or e-mail a copy of the receipt to Doris Roensch.