Employment Verifications

The University's employment verification system is provided by The Work Number® service.

Buying a home or a car? Applying for a loan? Leasing an apartment?
You’ll need proof of employment or income...

The Work Number® is an automated service that protects your personal information during the verification process. This secure service is used when you apply for a mortgage or loan, a job, lease an apartment or any other instance where proof of employment or income is needed.

How it works...
Need proof of employment and Income?

Give the person needing proof of your employment the following information:

  • Your Social Security Number
  • The University of Memphis Employer Code: 15280

The Work Number access options for verifiers: www.theworknumber.com or 1-800-367-5690

In most instances you will authorize the release of your income information, as part of your application process via a signed authorization form.

Applying to a Social Service Agency?

Employees may NOT request their own Social Service Verification.

Provide the following information to your case worker.

Attention Case Worker
If not registered: www.theworknumber.com or 1-800-996-7566

All agencies must register to use the service. Once you are registered, please follow the steps below to obtain the verifications you need.

If registered:

  • The Work Number access options for agencies: www.theworknumber.com or 1-800-660-3399
  • Select Enter Site under Social Service Verifiers
  • Select Log In
  • Enter your Username and select Continue
  • Enter your Password and select Log In
  • Enter the following information when instructed:
    • The University of Memphis Employer Code: 15280
    • Applicant’s Social Security Number