Electronic W2 FAQs

No, you must submit your W-2 consent via Self Service Access through MyBGSU.

Log into your MyBGSU account navigate to Employee Self Service > Payroll Information> W-2/W-2c Consent. Read the Disclosure Notice, check the box, and click submit.

BGSU will continue to print your Forms W-2 on paper and mail them to you.

The Form W-2 must be available to you by the IRS deadline. However, electronic W-2's will be posted approximately one week earlier than the paper forms will be mailed.

Log into your MyBGSU, navigate to Employee Self Service > Payroll Information > View W-2/W-2c Form.

The advantages of electronic Form W-2 include:
a) Secure delivery of W-2 information
b) Efficient delivery method, avoiding the delays and errors that can occur with traditional postal delivery
c) Earlier access to W-2 information (online access will be available earlier than the paper forms will be mailed)
d) Access to view and print copies of your W-2 as often as needed, at your convenience

Access to your W-2 information is protected by your BGSU network username and password.

Yes, an email confirmation will be sent to your "Campus" email address, as soon as you submit your consent. If you do not see the email in your Inbox, please check your Junk Mail folder.

No. If you consent to receive your Form W-2 electronically, BGSU will stop sending you paper forms.

An email confirmation will be sent to your "Campus" email address when your Form W-2 is available. It will be available by, but probably earlier than, the IRS deadline.

No. Your consent for electronic Form W-2 will remain in effect until you withdraw the consent or your employment with BGSU terminates.

No. Your consent for electronic Form W-2 will remain in effect until you withdraw the consent or your employment with BGSU terminates.

Log into your MyBGSU account navigate to Employee Self Service > Payroll Information> W-2/W-2c Consent. Read the Disclosure Notice, check the box, and click submit.

Log into your MyBGSU account navigate to Employee Self Service > Payroll Information> W-2/W-2c Consent. Read the Disclosure Notice, check the box, and click submit.

Yes, and email confirmation will be sent to your "Campus" email address, as soon as you submit your consent withdrawal. If you do not see the email in your Inbox, please check your Junk Mail folder.

If your job status is "terminated" when BGSU generates the Form W-2 for the prior year, your consent will automatically be revoked. A paper Form W-2 will be mailed to you.

Emails will be sent to your "Campus" email address on file.

Yes, you may view and print your electronic Form W-2 as often as you want, at your convenience.

Make sure your pop-up blockers are turned off for the MyBGSU web portal.

Yes and no. The electronic W-2 will contain all of the same (required) information, but if you print your electronic Form W-2, it will be formatted for letter-size paper.