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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.


SIGN UP FOR DIRECT DEPOSIT NOW! It is quick and easy!

Go online to your student account in SIS - Select the Student Accounts tile, click on “Go to My Account”, then “My Account”, then "Direct Deposit Refunds”.

Read more about our Direct Deposit Refund Program

Summer Semester – 2022

Refunds of excess financial aid will be processed beginning May 10 for full session and first session classes. For all other summer sessions, refunds are available approximately 8 days before the start of your 1st class.



Fall Semester – 2022

Refunds of excess financial aid will begin to be processed August 23.


Spring Semester – 2023

Refunds of excess financial aid will begin to be processed January 4.


Summer Semester – 2023

Refunds of excess financial aid will be processed beginning May 9 for full session and first session classes. For all other summer sessions, refunds are available approximately 8 days before the start of your 1st class.

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