When do I call MARVIN?

A seemingly obvious question for filing or certifying for unemployment in Michigan is when do I call MARVIN?  It turns out the number listed on the Michigan UIA website isn’t exactly correct

The number listed on the UIA site directs you to the UIA office which is typically slammed with calls and taken offline.  The ideal way to certify for unemployment each week is through MARVIN as always the number for MARVIN is 1-866-638-3993.

Call-In Schedule:

Using the last two digits of your Social Security number you will locate your designated time slot below.  In the event that you miss your call in time, or couldn’t get through because the system was busy you can call in during the open call in period anytime on Thursday or Friday.

Or you can certify with MARVIN through MARVIN online anytime during your certification week.