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Employment & Income Verification Procedure

Important Employment & Income Verification Information

For Student Employees:

To obtain an employment verification on a student employee, please fax a request along with an employee signed release to 541-737-7771.

All Other Employees:

Go to www.theworknumber.com or call 800-367-5690.  You will need the OSU Employer Code: 14817

OSU Employees can be looked up using their OSU ID Number with a leading zero. Ex: 0-93x-xxx-xxx

Frequently Asked Questions

Why does Oregon State University use The Work Number to provide automated employment and income verifications?

  • The Work Number saves time for Oregon State University employees by removing this burdensome task from their day.
  • The Work Number reduces Oregon State University’s risk of liability from providing erroneous or unauthorized information.
  • Verifiers get immediate, convenient access to information that is accurate and secure.
  • The employee receives the benefit of a quick turnaround service.  There is no cost to the employee to use this service.

What is a Salary Key?  How does an employee obtain a Salary Key?

  • A Salary Key is a form of employee authorization to release income.
  • The employee may get a Salary Key by visiting www.theworknumber.com or by calling 1-800-367-2884.

Who can use The Work Number service?  Who is considered a verifier?

  • Any lending institution, property manager or other business that needs to verify employment or income of an employee.

What is considered a Social Services verification?

  • Social Services verifications are used for Food Stamps, TANF, Medicaid, Child Support, WIC, Housing, Social Security, etc.

The Work Number Client Service Center
1-800-996-7566
1-800-424-0253
(TTY – Deaf)
Monday – Friday; 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (CST)