Collecting Student Taxpayer Identification Numbers

Purposes for Collecting Student Taxpayer Identification Numbers

For Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Purposes:


For institutional Purposes:

NOTE*All students are advised that social security numbers are confidential and may only be released in accordance with applicable law. (FTC, FERPA).

Southern Connecticut State University uses form W-9S, Request for Student's or Borrower's Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification to request and collect student taxpayer identification numbers. This Form allows students to provide their correct taxpayer identification number to an educational institution or to a lender of a student loan. This Form can also certify the use of the funds for qualified higher education expenses. To download this form or for more information regarding this IRS form, please visit: 
Please note: Completed forms must either be mailed to the Bursar's Office, faxed, or hand delivered (Do not email SSN or ITIN numbers).
Fax:(203)392-5328                                    Mail:
Bursar's Office
Southern Connecticut State University    
501 Crescent St, New Haven, CT 06515