Office of the Bursar

Finance and Business Services

Student Financial Services
25 University Ave., Room #50
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610 436-2552
Fax: 610 436-3049

Tax Credit Information (1098T): American Opportunity and Life Long Learning

West Chester University mails out a 1098-T form for every 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.

Students can view and obtain copies of the 1098-T Form and a financial supplement by creating a pin and logging into their account at This site will provide the current year 1098T as well as two previous tax years.

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, a Tax Credit Reporting Service (TCRS) phone number, the National Association of College and University Business Officers’ (NACUBO) web site, and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) web site and phone number are referenced below:

TCRS 1-877-467-3821

More information is also available by obtaining the IRS Publication 970 “Tax Benefits for Higher Education”