Social Security Number

University of Cincinnati may utilize your Social Security Number for federal reporting purposes (e.g., federal financial aid, Internal Revenue Service 1098-T forms, etc.) Adding or updating your Social Security Number ensures that we can report your degree(s) to employers when asked for verification.

To add or update your Social Security Number within Catalyst, follow the instructions below. Note: You cannot delete an existing Social Security Number.

  1. Login to Catalyst, and click on the My Profile tile.
  2. Make sure Personal Details is selected on the left–hand side of the screen.
  3. Select the Biographic tab on the right–hand side of the screen.
  4. Open the section titled Social Security Number.
  5. Click the right arrow next to the Social Security Number to open the dialog box.
  6. Add or update your Social Security Number in the first box. (The entry must be nine numbers, with or without a hyphen.)
  7. Re–enter your Social Security Number in the second box.
  8. Click the green Save button at the top right.