|Apply as soon as you are unemployed.|
|Look for work and be ready to accept it.|
|Request a benefit payment every week until you return to work full-time.|
|Remember your password, keep it private, and do not use your UI password anywhere else.|
|Read this handbook.|
|Respond to all requests for information.|
|Keep the address on your account up to date for at least four years after your last request for a benefit payment.|
|Call UI Customer Service if you have questions (see Contact Customer Service).|
Did you know...
...to receive a benefit payment, you first have to make a request (see Requesting Benefit Payments)?
...benefits are not paid for the first week? (see When Can I Expect My First Payment?)