Purpose of the Form 1098-T

The IRS requires the University to issue Form 1098-T, “Tuition Payments Statement,” to each student by Jan. 31. Form 1098-T is an information tax document to aid taxpayers in determining whether they are eligible to claim a tax deduction or one of the education tax credits on their federal income tax return. Form 1098-T is NOT to be filed with a tax return. Its purpose is not to report scholarship income to the IRS. It is for informational purposes only.

Important Dates

1098-T forms will be available online through the ConnectCarolina Student Center before the Jan. 31 mailing deadline.

Please allow 10 days for arrival/delivery of 1098-Ts mailed to students who did not choose electronic delivery.

How to access your Form1098-T

Students can access their 1098-T form by logging in to ConnectCarolina Student Center located in Self Service and using drop-down menu under the Student Financials section.

If you are a student and also an employee on campus, please go under Self Service in Connect Carolina and Student Center should be an option.  In the drop down menu under the Finances section, select “View 1098T” and click the arrow button.

Alumni can establish guest access to access their 1098-T forms online.  It can take up to 24 hours for your student account information to populate.  Then login to ConnectCarolina, choose the Self Service tab on the left side of the screen, select Student Center, and then use the drop-down menu under the Student Financials section.