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1098-T Disclosures

  • A student who consents to receive the 1098-T Form (IRS Tuition Statement) electronically, will not receive a paper copy of the 1098-T from.
  • A student who chooses to receive the 1098-T Form electronically will continue to receive future 1098-T forms electronically until consent is withdrawn.
  • You will be notified via your student UMass Lowell (UML) email account when your 1098-T Form is available. The subject line of the email will state “IMPORTANT TAX RETURN DOCUMENT AVAILABLE.”
  • You will have access to your electronic 1098-T Form even when no longer actively enrolled at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
  • Should you require assistance accessing your student account via SiS please contact the Help Desk.
  • A student who chooses to receive the 1098-T Form electronically can also print a copy via SiS.
  • You will be notified if furnishing the 1098-T Form in an electronic mode is no longer feasible.

  • A student may withdraw consent to electronic delivery by completing the 1098-T Electronic Revoke eConsent form.
  • The withdrawal of consent will take effect within 30 days of receipt of your request by the University of Massachusetts Lowell Student Financial Services Office.
  • You will receive an email confirmation of receipt of your withdrawal request with the effective date of withdrawal noted.
  • A withdrawal of consent does not apply to a statement that was furnished electronically before the date on which the withdrawal takes effect.
  • Verify and update if necessary, your contact information in SiS.

Paper 1098-T Form

  • If a student does not consent to the electronic option, a paper copy of the 1098-T Form will be mailed to the student’s permanent address on file in SiS as of December 31. 1098-T Forms will be postmarked by January 31.
  • Verify and update if necessary, your contact information in SiS no later than December 31.

Hardware/Software Requirements

  • Electronic 1098-T Forms may be accessed via the Internet from any web-accessed computer.
  • You will need an internet connection, web browser, and Adobe Acrobat reader or similar PDF reader software.
  • For more information on the hardware and software available to UML students, please refer to the UML Information Technology For Student webpage.