UCSF uses The Work Number to provide employment and income verifications for employees.
The Work Number is a secure, automated service providing employees with the ability to quickly deliver proof of employment or income to authorized verifiers. The Work Number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Use of The Work Number has been identified as a University of California Working Smarter Initiative and is being implemented system-wide with the approval of a number of staff and academic governance committees. The Work Number provides verification services to over 50 million employees and is widely known to mortgage lenders, banks, apartment complexes, and others who may need proof of your employment or income.
Follow the instructions below to direct verifiers to The Work Number to complete verification requests.
For questions or help using The Work Number, contact their client service center directly.
- Employees: 1-800-367-2884
- Commercial Verifier: 1-800-367-5690
- Social Services Verifier: 1-800-660-3399
- TTY: 1-800-424-0253
While the automated verification service is available 24/7, customer support representatives are available from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) Monday through Friday.
For Verbal Verifications or Additional Assistance
Contact the UCPath Center at 855-982-7284 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
For Proof of Employment
- Direct verifiers to The Work Number:
- Web Address: https://www.theworknumber.com.
- Toll Free Number: 1-800-367-5690
- Provide the verifier with the following information to perform the verification:
- Your Social Security Number
- Employer Code: 15975 (Regents of the University of California)
For Income Verifications
To protect confidential income information, you may be required to create a Salary Key (a six-digit number that allows one-time access to salary information) to authorize an income verification.
Create a Salary Key
Provide the income verifier with:
The one-time Salary Key
The Work Number access options for verifiers:
Web Address: https://www.theworknumber.com
Toll Free Number: 1-800-367-5690
Your Social Security Number
Employer Code: 15975 (Regents of the University of California)
For a Report of Verification Requests
The Work Number keeps a record of all verifiers that have attempted to access your data or that have received your information. Request an Employment Data Report if you wish to view this information, as well as the employment and income information provided from employers.
Visit The Work Number webpage or call 1-800-367-2884 for instructions on how to request an Employment Data Report.
Self-Service Verification through UCPath online
Employees can also log into UCPath online to print out an employment verification summary.
Review the Generate Employment Verification Summary software simulation to see, try, or print the steps needed to generate your employment summary including dates of employment and earnings. Note that job begin dates reflect the date of data conversion (implementation), and will not be comprehensive except for employees hired after implementation of UCPath.
Opt Out of Verification of Employment Daily File
Faculty, academic personnel and staff are automatically included in the daily update sent to UC's external partner that performs employment verification activities.
Review the Opt Out of Verification of Employment: Faculty, Academic Personnel and Staff software simulation to see, try, or print the steps needed to change your opt in preferences in UCPath online (MyAccess login required).