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Employment/Income Verification

It is Villanova’s policy to protect the confidentiality of information concerning current and former employees. Villanova University will verify employment information through the following processes.

Occasionally, there are requests for an employee’s or former employee’s personal information such as home address, telephone number, etc. from external entities as well as from internal departments of the University. This type of information is released only to the Office of Public Safety.

Villanova University will verify student employment information in writing only. Verification requests along with the individuals signed release of information may be faxed to Human Resources at (610) 519-6667 or sent via email to hr@villanova.eduRequests must include an email address for the return of completed verifications. Please expect a turnaround time of up to 2 business days for employment verifications.

Villanova University will re-verify only the following information by telephone, after receiving authorization from the employee or former employee: 1) active employment status 2) inactive employment status 3) no employment record.

Human Resources will verify only information relating to dates of employment, job title, and salary. Unless legally compelled, Human Resources will not provide information such as eligibility for rehire, reason for leaving, or performance evaluation information.

Effective February 12, 2021, requests must be accompanied by a signed authorization, no more than 60-days from original date of signature, from the individual authorizing the University to verify this information.

Faculty members needing employment and income verification requests should contact the Office of the Provost at (610) 519-4525. 

Staff and temporary employees should use The Work Number® from Equifax for all employment and income verification requests. The Work Number® is a simpler and more discreet way to help get proof of your employment and income information to credentialed companies when needed. It’s available 24/7 so that you can get the decisions you need when you need them.

Logging in to The Work Number:

  • Start by going to
  • Select “Log In” and follow the simple prompts
  • Enter the Employer code 4258606
  • If this is your first time – pick “Register Now”
  • If a returning user – enter your username and password you set up.
  • The screens prompts will walk you through all the steps to help verify your identity and keep your account private while offering helpful messages if you have problems.

Have questions? Or need to talk to someone? For assistance contact The Work Number Employee Service Center at:

  • 800-367-2884 M-F 8:00 am - 9:00 pm (ET)
  • TTY- hearing impaired: 800-424-0253

Information for Verifiers:

Please note that Villanova University has selected The Work Number® service from Equifax to help provide automated income and employment verifications.  Please visit, or call The Work Number Client Service Center at 1-800-367-5690.

New to The Work Number?

In order to verify income and employment go to to view our many different verification services and sign up now.

Sign up as one of the following:

  • Verify for Your Organization – Verify someone's employment, income or work history
  • Government Program Verification - Determine someone's eligibility for government assistance

Already have access to The Work Number Database?

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