1098-T is the form needed for educational payments made and awards received when filling out tax returns. It shows various amounts of tuition charged, scholarships, etc.
Access to the 1098T - Information on how to access your 1098T is available on the Heartland ECSI website: https://heartland.ecsi.net/index.html. You will also receive an email to your Hawkmail with instructions on how to give consent to receive your 1098-T electronically.
To access your 1098-T statement online, you will need the following:
- School code: GI
- Social Security Number
- Heartland ECSI PIN (emailed to students w/ electronic consent, mailed to students w/o electronic consent). If you do not know your Heartland ECSI PIN, you may go to the Retrieve Credential Page https://heartland.ecsi.net/
Students with Electronic Consent
Students who have consented to receive their 1098-T electronically will receive an email notification (unless otherwise agreed upon) within 24 - 48 hours.
Students without Electronic Consent
Students who have not consented to receive their 1098-T electronically will have a paper 1098-T statement mailed to them by January 31.
Other Tax Information
The IRS often has tax opportunities available for students to reduce their tax liability. Please see the IRS website or contact your accountant to see if you qualify.