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Refund Information

  • Refunds are processed several times a week for all eligible students during a 2 week period beginning the week before the start of classes and processed on a weekly basis thereafter.
  • Direct Deposit of refunds can be deposited into any U.S. checking or savings account of the student’s choice.
  • Refund checks are mailed to the student’s local mailing address.
  • Effective with Fall 2021 semester, refunds will be credited to a credit card if the original payment was made by credit card.

Fall Semester – 2021

Refunds of excess financial aid will begin to be processed in late August.


  • If you had previously signed up for Direct Deposit in StuInfo by July 19, 2021, your direct deposit banking information will be automatically transferred to the new SIS portal.
  • For new direct deposit enrollment, the new SIS portal will be available July 20, 2021.

SIGN UP NOW: In the Student Information Payment Portal - Select the Student Accounts tile, click on “Go to My Account”, then “My Account”, then "Direct Deposit Refunds”.

Summer Semester – 2021

Refunds of excess financial aid will be processed the week of May 10, 2021 for full session and first session classes. For all other summer sessions, refunds are available approximately 10 days before the start of your 1st class.

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