Federal law requires that Lakes Region Community College collect names and corresponding social security numbers for all students attending the College. The College is required by the Internal Revenue Code to produce a 1098-T tax form (Federal Register, Vol. 67, No. 2244, page 777686 (ii)) which requires the College to report the names and social security numbers of all students taking credit-bearing courses. Please note, the College will ensure the security of the student’s social security number and will not disclose it to anyone outside the College, except as mandated by federal or state laws.