University of California, Riverside

Student Business Services



IRS Reporting & Who to Contact


The Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 requires the University to report the social security numbers of students and parents to the Internal Revenue Service as a prerequisite to qualifying for any tax benefits.

Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credits

UC Riverside students will receive a copy of the 1098-T form listing the information the University sends to the Internal Revenue Service. To assure receipt of the 1098-T, students must provide their correct social security number and current address to UC Riverside. Information about 1098-T forms for UC Riverside tuition, fee and payment data may be obtained from the UC Education Tax Credit Service Provider at www.1098T.com or by calling 1-877-HOPE821 (1-877-467-3821). Students may review and update some tax data or request a replacement 1098-T by contacting the UC Education Tax Credit Service Provider.

Perkins and University Loan Interest Deductions

UC Riverside students will receive a copy of the 1098-E form listing the information sent to the Internal Revenue Service from Affiliated Computer Services. Information about 1098-E forms for Perkins and University Loans may be obtained from Affiliated Computer Services by calling 1-866-575-4517.

William D. Ford Direct Loan Interest Deductions

UC Riverside students will receive a copy of the 1098-E form listing the information sent to the Internal Revenue Service from the Direct Loan Service Center. Information about 1098-E forms for William D. Ford Direct Loans may be obtained from the Direct Loan Servicing Center by calling 1-800-848-0979.

**NOTE: Specific tax questions should be directed to the Internal Revenue Service at 1-800-829-1040 or by contacting a tax advisor. The IRS also provides Publication 970 at www.irs.gov as a guide to all the new tax benefits. The University, the UC Education Tax Credit Service Provider, Affiliated Computer Services, and the Direct Loan Servicing Center cannot provide tax information, assistance or tax advice.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

Student Business Services
900 University Avenue

Tel: (951) 827-3204
Fax: (951) 827-3576
E-mail: sbsofc@ucr.edu

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