Verifications provided by the Payroll Office
For mortgage, apartment, phone and letter verifications, Payroll can provide:
- Job title
- Full/Part-time status
- Dates of employment
Verifications NOT provided by the Payroll Office
Payroll cannot verify:
|- Address||Please contact the employee's home department.|
|- Work schedule or attendance|
|- Hours of timesheet information|
|- Amount of sick/vacation leave|
|- Wage/loss insurance forms|
|- Benefits eligibility or enrollment information||Contact Benefits at 206-543-2800|
|- Verification for employees of UW Physicians||Contact UW Physicians 206-543-5228|
Types of Verification/Employee Procedure
Limits on what we provide--
Job information prior to 1990 is not available.
We cannot provide salary breakdowns, job duties or other personnel data.
Formal Letter of Verification:
A formal letter of verification is written on UW letterhead and includes an employee's name, current or most recent job title, base salary and status (permanent/temporary and full/part-time).
Formal letters must be picked up in our office by the employee (with photo ID) or mailed via the US Postal Service. They cannot be faxed or e-mailed. Payroll does not notify employees when their requests have been completed or mailed.
A standard verification includes an employee's name, partial SSN or EID, current or most recent job title, base salary, and full/part-time status. Although not in a letter format, a standard verification is an official UW verification of employment.
Standard employment verifications may be picked up at our office, mailed, faxed, or e-mailed to a recipient. Payroll does not notify employees when their requests have been completed or mailed.
Special Request Special requests will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
If you are an employee who needs a list of all current and past positions (1990 forward), or are requesting additional verification information please fill out this form.
To request a verification of employment, please fill out one of the following forms:
Current Employee - If you are a current employee of the UW and would like verification of your current position, please fill out this paper form or complete a online request form. You will need your UW NetID and Password.
Former Employee - If you are no longer employed by the UW and would like a verification of the last position you held, please fill out this form.