Need-Based Financial Aid

Tax Benefits

In addition to financial aid, the federal government offers tax benefits to families paying educational costs. These benefits, which have been enhanced as a result of the Economic Stimulus Package, are in the form of tax credits and deductions.

College students and their parents should take advantage of these benefits, which can add up to a significant savings. If you have questions regarding these credits and deductions, contact a tax professional or visit

Additional information regarding tax benefits may be viewed in the Tax Breaks to Help You Save section of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators  NASFAA website.

Tax Documents & Tax Benefits Available

Student 2017 W-2 and 1098-T tax documents were mailed to the student's preferred mailing address in January and are also available online. Students may access their 1098-T on MySaints, and their W-2 on their ADP account. For information regarding tax documents, please visit