Carnegie Mellon University

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January 11, 2021

Tax Documents to Be Mailed by Jan. 31

Form W-2

Hard copy W-2 tax forms for 2020 will be mailed out by January 31, 2021 to all employees who were paid wages in 2020. W-2s will be sent to the primary address on file in Workday. The W-2 form will also be available electronically in Workday for all active employees. To learn how to access your W-2 in Workday, view the Retrieving W-2 Tax Form Quick Guide [pdf].

Former employees may request copies of W-2 forms beginning February 15, 2021. To request access to your W-2, please send an inquiry to the Human Resources Service Center at You can also call 412-268-4600 for assistance. When contacting the Human Resources Service Center, you will be required to validate your identity and confirm your address to protect your personal information. Please note that CMU is unable to send W-2 forms via email.

Please note that the social security number on the 2020 W-2 forms will be truncated and will only display the last four digits of the social security number.  For additional information, please refer to:

Form 1095-C

Forms 1095-C for 2020 will be mailed out by January 31, 2021. Form 1095-C contains information about your healthcare coverage (and your dependents’ healthcare coverage, if applicable). This form is considered your “proof of insurance” for the IRS. Carnegie Mellon University issues a Form 1095-C to any employee with U.S. taxable income who was enrolled in healthcare coverage or considered a full-time employee (as defined by the Affordable Care Act) at any time during 2020. To request a copy, please contact the Human Resources Service Center at or 412-268-4600.