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I-9 Important Information

Effective Sunday, October 16th, West Virginia University will become an E-verify employer. 

E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility. (For more information, please visit

Any new employee who wishes to self-check their own employment eligibility may do so at  Self-check will notify a potential new hire of any data mismatches within the federal agencies and allow them to correct the records before processing for payroll.   

Payroll and Employee Processing Services will be making some significant changes in order to comply with the more stringent regulations that comes with participating in E-Verify.