If you selected that you were a full-time student, you will be disqualified from receiving the credit for qualified retirement savings contributions on Schedule 3 (Form 1040), Line 51. If you need to change that selection, follow the steps below and IRS Form 8880 Credit for Qualified Retirement Savings Contributions will be enabled again for your return.
To change the student status for the Retirement Savings Contribution Credit:
On the Was the taxpayer a full-time student during part of any five months during 2018? screen, you have the ability to change your status.
For the purposes of this credit, you were a student if during any part of 5 calendar months of 2018 you:
A school includes technical, trade, and mechanical schools. It does not include on-the-job training courses, correspondence schools, or schools offering courses only through the internet.
See IRS Form 8880 for more information.