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.