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25 University Avenue, Suite 50
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-2552
Fax: 610-436-3049

Payments: 8:00am - 4:00pm Weekdays (Wednesday 9:00am)
Office closes at 4:30pm

Account Representatives:
For students whose last name begins with:
A-G: Sheri Russel, 610-436-3078
H-O: Alanna Gorecki, 610-436-2270
P-Z: Sandy Drumm, 610-436-3080

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Tax Credit Information

1098-T: American Opportunity and Life Long Learning

West Chester University mails a 1098-T for each student on whose behalf payments for qualified tuition and related expenses have been received in an applicable tax year.  Forms are mailed to the student’s home address on record by the end of January.

Important Changes to the IRS 2018 1098T Form:

Payments made in 2018 for qualified charges (tuition and fees) for the Spring 2019 semester will NOT be captured on the 1098T form in the tax year 2019.  This may impact your tax credit eligibility.  Letter to student regarding required IRS changes in the reporting method for 2018 1098T.

Students can view and obtain copies of their 1098-T by creating a pin and logging into their account at

West Chester University cannot assist in calculating your tax credit. Please contact your tax advisor with any questions pertaining to claiming the tax credit.

For more information regarding the Federal Hope and Lifetime Learning Tax Credits, please click the links below.


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