IRS Form 1098-T

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The IRS Form 1098-T is a tax information statement required by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This form is designed to help families, and their tax preparer, determine their qualification for either the Hope or Lifetime Learning Credit or qualification for a tuition and fees deduction on their annual income tax.

For further details, please visit or consult with your tax accountant.

CHANGE NOTICE: In previous years, Rider University reported your 1098-T based on a figure in Box 2 that represented the qualified tuition and related expenses (QTRE) we billed to your student account for the calendar (tax) year. Due to a change to institutional reporting requirements under federal law, beginning with tax year 2018, we will report in Box 1 the amount of QTRE you paid during the year.

Current Students

To retrieve a copy of your IRS form 1098-T on the myRider portal:

  1. Go to Rider's student portal at and log in
  2. Click on the Student Tab
  3. Go to the Student Finances Section
  4. Click the 1098T Form
  5. Select the Tax Year and click Submit

The 1098-T will then display. You may print the form for your records through your browser.

If you are not a current student and need a copy of your 1098-T, please contact the Bursar at [email protected] or call (609) 896-5020.

International Students

The University does not automatically generate 1098-T forms to International Students. International students must request a form, if needed.

To request a 1098-T form, please visit the Bursar’s Office with a copy of your Social Security Card or ITIN Number.