Requirement: IRS Data Retrieval Tool or Tax Transcript with W2s


Option #1 (Recommended): Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool in your FAFSA

(NOTE: For help with the IRS Data Retreival Tool, please call FAFSA at 1-800-4FED-AID (1-800-433-3243). TTY line: 1-800-730-8913)


Option #2: Print a Tax Return AND Wage Transcript Instantly ONLINE (Recommended if Data Retrieval Tool does not work)

(NOTE: For help with this, please call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 [Monday-Friday])

Go to www.irs.gov/Individuals/Get-Transcript and click on "Get Transcript ONLINE." Once logged in, print a Tax Transcript and Wage Transcript. Return this to the financial aid office as soon as possible.


Option #3: Order a Tax Return AND Wage Transcript by PHONE (Takes 5-7 Business Days To Receive)

Call toll-free 1-800-908-9946 and request a TAX RETURN and WAGE transcript. These will arrive via postal mail. Once received, return the transcripts to the financial aid office as soon as possible.


Option #4: Order a Tax Return AND Wage Transcript by POSTAL MAIL (Takes Several Business Days To Receive)

(NOTE: For help with this, please call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 [Monday-Friday])

Print IRS Form 4506-T, mail to the appropriate address listed on the form. Be sure to check "Return Transcript" and "Form W-2, Form 1099 series, Form 1098 series, or Form 5498 series transcript." These will arrive via postal mail. Once received, return the transcripts to the financial aid office as soon as possible.