IRS Form 1098-T (Tuition Statement)
Excelsior College issues 1098T tax forms to students who have made payments to Excelsior College for eligible expenses.
In order for you to claim your educational tax credits, your Social Security number must be part of your Excelsior College record.
Make sure your MyExcelsior My Profile information (login required) is up to date and includes your Social Security number.
IRS Form 1098-T Available Online
Excelsior College, in conjunction with ECSI, is offering you the opportunity to receive your 1098-T Tuition Statement Tax Form electronically this year. If you would like to receive your 1098-T form electronically, please give your consent by following the link provided below and following the step by step instructions.
If you choose to receive a paper copy of your 1098-T form, simply do nothing.
The benefits to receiving electronic notification are:
- Online delivery provides access to the form 1098-T earlier than the traditional mailing process.
- Online delivery eliminates the chance that the 1098-T will get lost, misdirected, or delayed during delivery, or misplaced once you receive it.
- Signing up for online delivery is easy and secure.
- You can receive your 1098-T form even while traveling or on assignment away from your home address.
To give consent to receive your 1098-T form electronically, select the link below and follow the simple instructions to sign up!
You must opt-in by December 31 to receive your 1098-T electronically.
Visit website: http://www.ecsi.net/gateway/1098t-signup.html?school=IX
Signup for Electronic Tax Documents by entering your student ID# (available in MyExcelsior - login required), name, and email address (with the option to include an alternate email address). ECSI's website is a secure website and ECSI will not share your private information with anyone. This email is strictly sent to gather your consent for receiving an electronic 1098-T Form.
Read information, check box, and click submit.
If you have any questions, please visit http://www.ecsi.net/taxinfo.html for information regarding your tax documents and to obtain contact information for ECSI.
You will be able to access your form electronically after January 31. Information included on the IRS Form 1098-T will consist of all qualified expenses for payments made to Excelsior College, between January 1 through December 31 the previous year.
For additional information regarding the education tax credits and the tuition deduction, you may call the IRS at 800-829-1040 or download IRS Publication 970 Tax Benefits for Education (PDF) form.
IRS Form 1098-T Paper Form
If you are eligible to receive an IRS Form 1098-T, it will be mailed to you by January 31. Information included on the IRS Form 1098-T will consist of all qualified expenses for payments made to Excelsior College, between January 1 through December 31.
Excelsior College is not qualified to provide legal and/or tax advice. Please contact your tax professional for determining your eligibility for any tax credit or tuition deduction.
The Bursar's office may be reached at 888-647-2388, ext.14.