2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 07, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Tax Obligations


All students must obtain a Social Security Number (SSN) in order to receive payments from the university, including fellowships, assistantships, and tuition support. Students are responsible for determining their tax obligations. For forms and information, students should contact the Internal Revenue Service (1-800-829-1040) or consult their personal tax adviser.

For more information on international students and tax obligations, see International Students  in the Admission and Registration section of this catalog.

FICA Exemption Guidelines

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) excludes certain types of student wages from the IRS definition of “employment” for purposes of FICA tax withholding. Please consult Federal Tax Guidelines on the UCF Human Resources website for details about this exemption.