Policy 121 - Verification of Employment Information

Section: Employment
Policy Number: 121
Responsible Office: HR/HR Services
Effective Date: 4/1/01
Revised: 1/16/07; 3/1/07


Requests for verification of employment information of current and former employees of the University should be directed to HR Services. It is the University’s policy to verify only job title and dates of employment. Salary information is only verified with the employee’s written authorization and signature.

Employees are directed not to respond to requests for employment verifications. Any employee who receives a request should direct the caller or forward the written request to the following Human Resources department:

  • For staff and administrator verifications, forward the request to the HR Services department (ext. 1502).
  • For full-time faculty verifications (ext. 2617) and for adjunct faculty verifications (ext. 1513) forward the request to the Faculty Records department.
  • For student verifications, forward the request to the Recruitment department (ext. 2331)
    Questions regarding this policy may be addressed with the Director of HR Services at extension 6333.

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