Important notice: The 1098-T for tax year 2022 is now available


Understanding My 1098-T

Overview of IRS Form 1098-T

University of Illinois is required to provide a completed IRS Form 1098-T to all enrolled students for whom a reportable transaction is made, then to report those students’ enrollment and summary financial data to the IRS. A reportable transaction is defined as tuition and fees a student must pay to be enrolled in a degree program.

University of Illinois reports the payments received for qualified tuition and related expenses from all sources during the calendar year in Box 1 of Form 1098-T, and the total amount of scholarships and grants in Box 5. 

University of Illinois will deliver your completed IRS Form 1098-T electronically on or before January 31st every year you have a reportable transaction. The 1098-T is not available for Authorized Payers.

To Access The 1098-T Form

Log into UI-Pay, follow the login instructions for your campus, and then follow the instructions below to access your 1098-T.

  • Select 1098-T Tax Information
  • Select Tax Year
  • To print, use your browser’s Print function.

Note: Students may set up other individuals as a proxy to view the 1098-T.   

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In order to provide you with IRS Form 1098-T, and to report your enrollment and financial data to the IRS, the University must have:

  1. Your valid Social Security Number (SSN):
    • While University policy does not require your SSN in the University’s admissions process, IRS regulations require us to request your SSN, and you are subject to an IRS penalty if you fail to furnish your correct SSN to us. If the University does not have your valid SSN on file, University Bursar will email you in to request it. You must use IRS form W-9S to provide your SSN, which may be downloaded from the IRS website.
  2. Your valid address:
    • in order to ensure timely and accurate reporting of your Form 1098-T each year, please keep all your addresses up to date in University records. To update your address:
      1. Log into UI-Pay;
      2. Select “Personal Information”;
      3. Select and update as necessary your “Addresses & Phones”.

Additional Information

For more information about your 1098-T and the University of Illinois, please see the 1098-T FAQs

For complete information about 1098-T and education tax credits, please refer to the IRS Website and review the current versions of the following documents:

Canadian students can request forms TL11A or TL11D by completing a Canadian Tax Form(s) request.