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Tax Information

  • If you need to report or update your social security number or tax ID number, please use the W9 Form.  

  • If you are an international student on the F-1 or J-1 visa status and do not have a SSN or ITIN, you do not have to fill out the W9-S or the form located above.

How to Access 1098-T form

Your 1098-T form containing payments made to qualifying tuition and related expenses can be accessed from your Student Center, via MyCSUSM

Please note:  1098-T forms for the previous year are made available no later than January 31st or each year.  Example:  The 1098-T form for 2020 is not accessible until January 2021 (typically available by the 3rd week of January, and no later than January 31st)

Access your 1098-T by selecting the “View 1098-T” link in the “Finances” section drop-down menu in your Student Center:

 How to Access 100098-T Form


Students accessing their 1098T online for the first time will need to complete the following steps:

Step 1:  After clicking the “View 1098-T” link, click the green “Grant Consent” button to agree to view your 1098-T in your Student Center

Grant Consent: 1908-T


Step 2:  
Review the 1098-T Consent Agreement, check the “Yes” box, and click the green “Submit” button

Submit Consent Agreement: 1098-T


Step 3:  
Click the “View 1098-T Selection” button and select the year you wish to view or print

View 1098-T Selection: 1098-T


After viewing your form, if you have questions please refer to 
IRS Publication 970: Tax Benefits for Education.