Important Information Regarding Accessing Your 1098-T Form


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If you are paying an amount greater than $999.99, such as $1,000.00, the Amount Displayed will show $1.00.

The transaction will go through as $1,000.00. You will see the appropriate amount on the second page when you click Submit.

You will see your balance decrease by the amount of your Payment at the conclusion of the transaction.

Thank you for your understanding. IT is working on this issue; rest assured that your payment is being processed correctly.

Please contact if you have any questions or concerns.



As of February 2024, our tax form partner, ECSI, has significantly changed their website. Creation of an ECSI account is now required; see below for the details.

Electronically Access the 1098-T

  • Visit ECSI's website
  • Select the "Learn More About Your 1098 Tax Documents" box
  • Select the "Want to access your 1098-T or 1098-E tax form? Click here to sign in or create a user profile" box. 
    • Get more detailed instructions by selecting "Click here to Learn About Your 1098-T Tax Document."
  • Under the "Register" form, follow the prompts to create a new profile.

You will need your Heartland key to connect your account to Wells College.

    • If you signed up to receive your tax form electronically (completed the electronic consent application) before receiving your tax form, your Heartland Key will be in the email communication you received from ECSI on behalf of your school. If you cannot locate this email, you must call their Contact Center at 866-428-1098 to get your Heartland Key over the phone or have the email resent to you.
    • If you received a printed tax form that was mailed to your address, you will need to call the Contact Center at 866-428-1098. Once you have verified your identity, they can either provide your Heartland Key over the phone or they can send an email with your Heartland Key to you.
    • If you are unable to locate this key:
      • Contact ECSI at 866-428-1098 or 888-549-3274 or
      • Contact Student Accounts at 315-364-3205, or visit us in person at 216 Macmillan Hall.


Welcome new and returning students!
The Business Offices are here to assist you in regard to questions you may have regarding your tuition account, reimbursement and payment for clubs, and information regarding your student employment pay.  In order for us to direct you to the appropriate person, please email your question(s) to  
Business Office Staff:
Rebecca Lewis - Student Account Manager
David Salico - Assistant Controller
Michelle Ellis - Accountant
Crystal Ward - Accounts Payable
Kathleen McConnell - Controller
Student Account Office   315-364-3205
Accounting   315-364-3222 or 315-364-3348

Student Accounts Office & Accounts Payable Office

The Student Accounts Office is located in Macmillan Hall, Room 216
The Accounts Payable Office is located in Macmillan Hall, Room 214

Should you need to make an appointment or speak to someone directly, please email the offices at with your questions.
   ** Note: For Student Payroll -  Direct deposit is recommended.  An ATM is located in the Sommer Center
 The Student Account Manager, Rebecca Lewis, can be reached at 315-364-3205. E-mail

When wiring payments for tuition, your banking institution will need the following information:

  • Wells College Bank Name/Address - HSBC, 95 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203 USA
  • Beneficiary Name/Address - Wells College, 170 Main Street, Aurora, NY  13026 USA
  • Bank Routing Number -  021001088
  • Beneficiary Account Number - 204761301

When wiring funds please indicate to whom the funds should be credited.  The student name and student ID number is ideal.


Business Office Forms

Check Request Forms are required if you do not have an invoice.  The form is also required for payments such as honorariums, guest lecturers, and certain reimbursable expenses.  Checks are processed each Tuesday and Thursday.  A department and object code must be on the form.
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