New!: Student and graduate student employees can now be verified through The Work Number™  at OSU.

For all employee types:

Verifiers can go to or call 800-367-5690.  They will need the OSU Employer Code: 14817

OSU employees can be found by using the "other id" function and by entering the employee OSU ID Number with a leading zero. Ex: 093xxxxxxx (10 digits)

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 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
(TTY – Deaf)
Monday – Friday; 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (CST)