Verification of Employment
For your convenience, the University of California (UC) provides a variety of methods for employment verification.
The Work Number
If you are applying for a loan, an apartment or job, your employment verifier (e.g. bank, leasing agent, or employer) accesses your employment information through The Work Number website.
The Work Number is a third-party provider of employment and income verification. All verifiers (banks, employers or leasing agents) must access your information through its website.
How to Provide Proof of Your Employment and Income
Please provide your employment verifier the following information:
Inform them that UC uses the The Work Number
Provide them the University of California Employer Code: 15975
Provide them your Social Security Number
In some instances, you may also need to create a "Salary Key" in order to complete an income verification. If your employment verifier requests a salary key, please follow these steps:
Log in to The Work Number as an employee.
Enter the following information:
UC Employer Code: 15975
User ID: Your Social Security Number
Personal PIN: Your birthday (MMDDYYYY).
Select the "Create a Salary Key" option.
Provide your verifier the six-digit salary key.
UCPath Portal Verification of Employment (VOE)
The UCPath Portal Verification of Employment (VOE) option gives you the option to generate, download and save/print your own employment summary report.
To access the Verification of Employment page on UCPath online:
Select Employee Actions > Income and Taxes > Verification of Employment then click the Generate Summary Report button
Your summary will be published on UC letterhead, which will include your current employment information and payroll earnings.
The Verification of Employment page also provides information about The Work Number (a third-party provider of employment and income verification).
Note: This feature is also available to former employees.
Contact the UCPath Center directly
The UCPath Center can provide verification of employment, to include the following information:
- Dates of employment
- Appointment title
- Salary information
Note the special and additional requirements described below.
The UCPath Center delivers employment verification within three business days of your submitting the request.
The UCPath Center processes employment verification requests in the order they are received.
Submit your request for employment verification directly to the UCPath Center. The request must include your written authorization if you are requesting this information to be sent to a third party. NOTE: The UCPath Center does not require your written authorization if you are requesting this verification for yourself. In special circumstances, such as law enforcement, the UCPath Center will forward your request to the appropriate location for further assistance.
Procedure to request verification of employment, contact the UCPath Center by "Submitting An Inquiry";
Employee Services (ES) will guide you through the following process.
The specific steps for your employment verification request may differ:
- Special Circumstances: ES must determine if there is a special circumstance for your request. This could entail law enforcement requirements, your experience level, your position in a step-based salary program, and so on.
- Salary Information: If you need salary information, please be advised that salary information is only released upon written request. You must sign the written request authorizing the UCPath Center to release information. You can fax written requests to (951) 697-6839 NOTE: There is a three-day turnaround time for written salary requests.
- Letter of Authorization: In all circumstances, you must submit a letter of authorization with your signature, granting the UCPath Center permission to release your employment information. NOTE: The UCPath Center only accepts requests submitted via mail, email or case record.
- Delivery of the Employment Verification: The UCPath Center will send the completed employment verification request to the appropriate recipient to fulfill your request.
UCPath ES can be reached Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm at 1-855-982-7284.