New!: Student and graduate student employees can now be verified through The Work Number™ at OSU.
For all employee types:
Verifiers can go to www.theworknumber.com 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 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
1-800-424-0253 (TTY – Deaf)
Monday – Friday; 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (CST)