1. Enroll in Direct Deposit  at least five (5) business days before the refund date.
  2. Download and fill out the refund request form
  3. Sign it and drop it off at a Registrar and Information Services counter at any of our campuses.
  4. You may also  fax, mail or scan the form:
    1. Fax to: 778.782.4263
    2. Mail to: Student Accounts, Student Services, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6
    3. Email to:


  • Refund requests cannot be processed for the first six weeks of the term.
  • Refund cheques more than two (2) years old that are lost, destroyed, misplaced or stolen will not be replaced/reissued.
  • For refunds less than $5.00, cheques will not be issued. Payment will be made by direct deposit.

Refund Cheque Dates

Refund cheques will be printed once a month.

See all Refund Dates >

Direct Deposit Tutorial

The quickest way to get your refund is by direct deposit. Sign up now through the Student Information System.

  1. Log in at
  2. Under Finances, go to the drop down list that starts "other financial".
  3. Select Enroll in Direct Deposit. (Note: the bank location must be in Canada.)

If your banking information changes, you must update your direct deposit information to prevent payment delays.