Each year, the Office of Student Accounts prepares Tuition Statements (Form 1098-T), in accordance with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations for each student who is enrolled for any semester or has a reportable transaction during the calendar year.

IRS.gov Information | Tuition Statement Availability | What's Reported | Statements from Previous Years

IRS.gov Information

The Office of Student Accounts does not provide tax advice and advises you to speak to your accountant or tax attorney/professional, if needed.

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Tuition Statement Availability

Tuition statements (Form 1098-T) are mailed by Jan. 31, annually for students who have not opted for electronic delivery.

Electronic Access from ECSI

Students are strongly encouraged to sign up for electronic access from ECSI for quicker delivery. 

Benefits

  • Online delivery provides earlier access to the 1098-T statement than traditional mailing.
  • Online delivery eliminates the chance that the 1098-T statement will get lost, misdirected or delayed during delivery, or misplaced once the student receives it.
  • Signing up for online delivery is easy and secure.
  • Students can receive their 1098-T statements even while traveling or on assignment away from their home address.

Access, View and/or Print your 1098-T Statement

  1. Login to ECSI
  2. School code: AL.
  3. Account: Do not use any punctuation in the account number. Generally, this is your Social Security Number. 
  4. Password: Initially, ECSI assigns each account a PIN/password. This PIN/password will be your password until you log into your account and change it.

Retrieve School Code and ECSI PIN/Password

  1. Visit ECSI.
  2. Select the "Click here to retrieve your login credentials" link on the page.
  3. Enter the required information to authenticate your identity and click the "Submit" button.
  4. You will be provided your school codes and ECSI PIN number.
  5. Click on the "Login" page.
  6. Enter the required information.
  7. Click "Login."
  8. Under the "My Account" section:
    1. Click on "Tax Information."
    2. Select the statement you want to view.
    3. Select "View."

Get Help

Contact ECSI (866.428.1098) if you have any general questions or information regarding your tax documents or experience trouble with you login. Contact the Office of Student Accounts with any questions you have regarding the information on your 1098-T statement.

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What's Reported by GGC

  • Filer’s name and address box: The College’s address and phone number is printed in this box. The phone number for ECSI is also included.
  • Filer’s federal identification number box: The College’s FEIN number is printed in this box. 
  • Student’s taxpayer identification number box: The student’s social security number is printed in this box. Only the last four digits are printed on the form. If the student did not provide a SSN, there will be no SSN reported.
  • Student’s name and address box: The student’s name and address are printed in this box.
  • Box 2: This box contains the total amount that was billed during the calendar year for qualified tuition and related expenses, which is defined as “tuition and fees that a student must pay to be enrolled at or attend an eligible educational institution.” Institutions may report either payments received in box 1 or amounts billed in box 2. Georgia Gwinnett College reports amount billed (box 2).
  • Box 4: This box contains any billing adjustments for qualified tuition and related expenses that were made during the calendar year for a prior calendar year.
  • Box 5: This box contains the total amount of scholarships/grants received during the calendar year.
  • Box 6: This box contains any scholarship/grant adjustments that were made during the calendar year for a prior calendar year.
  • Box 7: This box indicates if any of the charges billed include amounts for a semester that begins in an academic period during the following year. If registration for an upcoming spring semester occurs in October – December, this box will be checked.
  • Box 8: This box is checked if the student was enrolled in 6 or more credit hours in the fall semester, spring semester, and summer semester. 

If there is a need to update/revise your information, please be sure to contact the College by mid-March at the latest. Requests received after this period may not be accommodated.

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Statements from Previous Years

Tax documents for years prior to 2013 are located in Banner (login required) under "Student Accounts," "Tax Notification" section.

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