Employment Verification Procedure

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.

Need Proof of Employment?

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

  • Your Social Security Number
  • Harvard University Employer Code: 14392
  • The Work Number® access options for verifiers: www.theworknumber.com or 1-800-367-5690

Need Proof of Income?

Harvard does not currently provide income verification through The Work Number®.  Income verifications are completed by Harvard Payroll.

  • Verifiers should fax your income verification request to Harvard Payroll at 617-496-3196.
  • Income verification requests must include a release from the employee.

For any questions related to income verification, contact Harvard Payroll at 617-495-8500 and choose option 4.

Need to View Your Personal Data?

As an associate, you can access your employment data report via The Work Number® to view your personal data provided to TALX and to see who has accessed your information:

  • The The Work Number® access options for employees: www.theworknumber.com or 1-800-367-2884
  • Select "I'm an Employee"
  • Select "Enter Site"
  • Enter the Employer Code (14392) and select "Log In"
  • Select "I want to get my Employment Data Report"
  • Enter your User ID (your SSN) and select "Continue"
  • Enter your PIN (the last four digits of your SSN followed by your 4 digit birth year) and select "Log In"
  • Select "Employment Data Report"