Loyola University Chicago

Human Resources

Employment & Income Verification Service

Human Resources has partnered with Equifax Workforce Solutions using “The Work Number” to provide automated employment and income verification. The Work Number simplifies the verification process through an online system available to verifiers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • The Work Number is the leading provider of employment and income verifications and it is used by lenders, property managers, pre-employment screeners, social service agencies and others who need to verify someone's employment status and income.
  • The Work Number system is available to verifiers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Please see below for additional information.

To obtain proof of employment and/or income via The Work Number, please direct all verifiers to www.theworknumber.com; proof of employment and/or income can be verified 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Loyola University Chicago’s employer code is 18086

The verifier will need:

  • The employee’s social security number
  • permissible purpose for accessing the information, as defined by the Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Direct employee consent
  • Credentialed access to use The Work Number 

Note to Verifiers:

      Loyola University Chicago updates The Work Number after each pay period. While the current date on the Work Number verification does not reflect the date in which you submit for verification, it does however reflects the date in which the employee last received payment by the university. The Work Number still remains as the most efficient and accurate verification service offered by the university. If you have difficulty with The Work Number, please email hr-payroll-processing@luc.edu for assistance.

      If verifiers are seeking to verify employment for Loyola Medical Center employees, please contact the Loyola Medical Center Human Resources department via telephone at 877.750.4748 or via email at Here2HelpHR4U@trinity-health.org, Monday- Friday 7:00AM - 8:00PM EST. Loyola University Chicago can not assist with verifying employment for medical center employees.  

  • There are four types of verifications that The Work Number provides: 1) Employment only, 2) Employment & Income, 3) Immigration, and 4) Social Services/Child Services.
  • If an employee would like to verify their own employment, are they able to do this without being charged? An Employee can print out an Employee Data Report (EDR), which is no cost - but cannot be used as an official verification (i.e., mortgage).
  • Employees can log in to The Work Number to review their own record / data. Visit The Work Number website at: www.theworknumber.com.

The Work Number is a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week fully automated service:

  • Please direct the verifier to www.theworknumber.com where proof of employment and/or income can be verified
  • The verifier will need:
    • the Loyola University Chicago employer code, which is 18086
    • the employee's Social Security Number
    • a permissible purpose for accessing the information, as defined by the Fair Credit Reporting Act
    • direct employee consent
    • credentialed access to use The Work Number
  • A demo of The Work Number from both a verifier’s and employee’s perspective can be viewed online
  • General FAQ’s about The Work Number can be found online

Revised:10/5/20, effective 1/1/12