Are you a Student or Graduate Employee?

For your information to be included in The Work Number, you must have signed and checked “Yes” on the Student Employment Information Release Form and provided it to the HR staff at your Business Center.

Please note there is a delay for new authorizations to be processed. If you need an immediate verification or if you have any questions, please call the OSU Employment Verification phone line at (541) 737-3743.

Need Proof of Employment?

Give the person needing proof of your employment the following information:

  • Your OSU ID Number with leading zero: 093xxxxxxx (10 digits)
  •  Oregon State University Employer Code:  14817
  • The Work Number Access Options:

Option a)  www.theworknumber.com
Option b)  1-800-367-5690

Need Proof of Employment Plus Income?

Step 1: Access The Work Number to create a “Salary Key” that grants one-time access to your income data:

  • The Work Number Access Options for Employees:

Option a)  www.theworknumber.com
Option b)  1-800-367-2884

Step 2: Enter the Employer Code: 14817

Step 3: Select “I want to provide proof of employment and income.”

Step 4: You will need to enter the following information to obtain a Salary Key:

  • Your OSU ID Number with a leading zero: 093xxxxxxx (10 digits)
  • Your PIN: Birthdate (MMDD).

Step 5: Select “Prove Income to Verifiers.”

Step 6: Select "Create a Salary Key" and then select “+ New Salary Key”.  Write down the six-digit number. xxxxxx

Step 7: Provide the person needing proof of your employment plus income with all of the following information:

  • Your OSU ID Number with a leading zero: 093xxxxxxx (10 digits)
  • Oregon State University Employer Code:  14817
  • Your Salary Key (from Step 6)
  • The Work Number Access Options for Verifiers:

Option a)  www.theworknumber.com
Option b)  1-800-367-5690

Applying to a Social Service Agency?

Provide this information to your case worker.

Attention Case Worker

Please take the following steps:

Step 1:  Register with The Work Number:

All agencies must register to use the service.  It takes about 5 minutes to complete the application.  If you are already registered and need help, please call the Client Service Center at 1-800-996-7566.

Option a)  www.theworknumber.com
Option b)  1-800-996-7566

Step 2: Obtain an employment and income verification:

  • The Work Number access options for Social Service agencies:
  • Enter your registered fax number
  • Enter the following information when instructed:
    1. Oregon State University Employer Code:  14817
    2. Employee’s OSU ID Number with a leading zero: 093xxxxxxx (10 digits)
  • Select the kind of verification you need.  You can verify employment or employment plus income.