|Area||Lawful Inquiries||Unlawful Inquiries|
|Address, Length of Residence||Applicant's address, place and length of current and previous residence.
"How long have you lived in this city?"
|Age||If age is a legal requirement, "If hired can you submit proof of age?"
If applicant is minor, proof of age in form of work permit or certificate of age.
|Ancestry||Languages read, spoken or written.||Inquiries into
|Arrests||None (see Convictions).||Any inquiry relating to arrests.|
|Birthplace||None. Human Resources will obtain appropriate documentation upon hire.||
|Citizenship||"Are you a citizen of the U.S.? If not, do you have the legal right to work in the U.S.?"||
|Convictions, Court Records||Inquiry into actual convictions which relate reasonably to fitness to perform a particular job.||To ask about or check arrest.|
|Credit Rating||None.||Any questions regarding credit.|
|Education||Academic, vocational, or professional education; schools attended; languages and office skills.||
|Emergency Contact||Name of person to contact in emergency.||Name of relatives to be contacted.|
|Experience||Applicant's work experience; other countries visited.|
|Marital Status||Whether applicant can meet specific work schedules; any commitment which might hinder attendance.
Anticipated duration on job or anticipated absences if asked of both males and females.
|Inquiries about specific marital status; number of children; questions concerning pregnancy or birth control.|
|Military Record||Military experience and education related to particular job.||Type of discharge.|
|Name||"Have you ever worked for this organization under another name?
Is additional information concerning nicknames or change of name necessary to check your work record or education? If yes, explain."
|Organizations||Organizations, membership in which might relate to particular job.||List all organizations, clubs or societies to which you belong.|
|Photograph||None||Required prior to hire.|
|Race||None||Applicant's race, skin color, eye color.|
|References||Who referred you here?
Names of professional and character references.
|Requiring religious references.|
|Relatives||Names of relatives employed here.
Names and addresses of parents of minors.
|Name or address of any relative of an adult applicant.|
|Religion||None||Inquiry into religious affiliations, holiday observances, name of minister, etc.|
|Sex||Inquiry permissible only where bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ).||Sex of applicant. Inquiries which would indicate sex.
Sex is not a BFOQ because a job requires physical labor.
|Work Days||Choice of workdays, shifts, where applicable.|
Contact Human Resources
Seminole State College
100 Weldon Boulevard
Sanford, FL 32773-6199