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Employment & Income Verification

UC San Diego uses The Work Number® to provide employment and income verification for our employees.

The Work Number® is an automated process for employment and income verification. Employees benefit from having control of the process by authorizing access to their information. The Work Number provides verification services to over 50 million employees. It is widely known to mortgage lenders, banks, apartment complexes and others who may need proof of employment or income.

The service can be use anytime, anywhere -available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

***PLEASE NOTE: INFORMATION ON THE WORK NUMBER IS MANAGED BY THE UCPATH CENTER. IF YOU ARE HAVING ACCESS ISSUES, PLEASE CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY AT 855-982-7284.

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How to Use the Work Number for Proof of Employment

Give the person needing proof of employment, the verifier, the following information:

  • Social Security Number
  • UC San Diego Employer Code 15975
  • The Work Number Access Options for Verifiers:
    • Option a) www.theworknumber.com
    • Option b) 1-800-367-5690

How to Use the Work Number for Income Verification

Step 1

Create a Salary Key (a six-digit number that allows one-time access to your salary information.) by accessing The Work Number either via www.theworknumber.com or 1-800-367-2884.

Step 2

Select the Employee option and Login. To Login, have the following information:
  • UCSD Employer Code: 15975
  • User ID : SSN  Number: XXXXXXXXX  (9 digits)
  • Personal PIN: (initial PIN is your Birthday (MMDDYYYY) – change required at login)

Step 3

Select the “Create a Salary Key” option and prepare to write down the six-digit number

Step 4

Give the person needing proof of employment plus income (also known as the verifier), the following information:

  • Social Security Number
  • UCSD Employer Code: 15975
  • The one-time use Salary Key (from Step 3)

The Work Number® Access Options for Verifiers:
Option a) www.theworknumber.com
Option b) 1-800-367-5690

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

How to Opt Out of the Work Number Verification Service

To opt out of The Work Number Employment Verification Service, please submit a case through ASK (login required).

  • Subject: "Opt Out of the Work Number
  • Description: "I opt out of the Work Number Employment Verification Service"
  • Primary Category: Payroll
  • Subcategory: Customer Support.

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