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Employment & Payroll Verifications

The University of Houston System has partnered with The Work Number to assist in handling employment and payroll verifications. The Work Number automates the employment and payroll verification process instantly online through a fast and secure connection. The service allows verifiers to receive current, as well as past UHD employee, employment dates. In addition, employees are able to review their work data to ensure it is correct. The Work Number verifies the following data:

  • Employee name
  • Most recent hire date
  • Termination date (if no longer employed)
  • Total time with company
  • Job title
  • Rate of pay (if salary code is provided by employee)
  • Gross earnings for current year-to-date, including base pay, overtime, bonuses and commissions
  • Gross earnings for last year and two years past, including base pay, overtime, bonuses and commissions

Verifiers may contact The Work Number at 1-800-367-5690 or and enter employer code 17781 and provide the employee's social security number.

Employees can utilize the system by logging in at and following these steps:

  1. Enter Employer Code 17781
  2. Click Log In
  3. Enter Employee ID
  4. Enter Pin (DOB as MMDDYYYY)

If additional assistance is needed when logging in, please call the customer service center at 1-800-367-2884.

For additional information on the employment and payroll verification process, UHD employees may contact a member of the Payroll and Records Department at  or