Refunds by Direct Deposit and cheque schedule

To see if your refund has been processed, log in to your student account on goSFU. You will know your refund has been processed when you see "AP Refund" listed on the Account Activity page on goSFU. (After logging in, click on the Student Center tile, then click on the Account Inquiry link under the Finances section, then click on the Activity tab. At the dropdown menu select Term.)

If you are expecting a refund from scholarships, awards, student loans, and/or bursaries, please refer to the dates listed under the second section below, "Refunds related to scholarships, awards, student loans and bursaries."

No further refund cheques will be issued if you have not picked up your cheque by April 25, 2022.

Overpayment refunds

Overpayment refund requests will not be processed during the first six weeks of the regular term:

January 1 2022 - February 12, 2022 for Spring 2022

If payment was made by personal cheque, those payments will be refundable 45 days after the posting date (as displayed in your goSFU student record).

Refund cheques will not be printed in December, April and August (see dates below). Refunds via Direct Deposit will continue to be made during these months. Sign up for Direct Deposit.

Not all requests will be accommodated. You may be asked to provide additional information for your refund.

Refund Requests due to overpayment received between:

Direct Deposit Dates for requests received before the preceding Monday at 4:30pm
(weekly for Fridays)

Cheque Refund Dates

In person pick up at Burnaby Front Counter, MBC 3200
.

November 9, 2021 - November 29, 2021
  • November 12, 2021
  • November 19, 2021
  • November 26, 2021
  • December 3, 2021
  • December 3, 2021
November 30, 2021 - January 10, 2022
  • December 10, 2021
  • December 17, 2021
  • December 24, 2021
  • January 7, 2022
  • January 14, 2202
  • No cheques will be issued during the final month of a term. Refunds are still available via Direct Deposit.
January 11, 2022 – February 21, 2022
  • February 25, 2022
  • February 25, 2022
February 22, 2022 – March 14, 2022
  • March 4, 2022
  • March 11, 2022
  • March 18, 2022
  • March 18, 2022
March 15, 2022 – April 4, 2022
  • March 25, 2022
  • April 1, 2022
  • April 8, 2022
  • April 8, 2022
April 5, 2022 – May 9, 2022
  • April 14, 2022
  • April 22, 2022
  • April 29, 2022
  • May 6, 2022
  • May 13, 2022

No cheques will be issued during the final month of a term. Refunds are still available via Direct Deposit.

May 10, 2022 – June 20, 2022
  • June 24, 2022
  • June 24, 2022

Refunds related to scholarships, awards, student loans and bursaries

For Refunds related to Scholarships, Awards, student loans and Bursaries

Direct Deposit Dates

Cheque Refund Dates

In person pick up at Burnaby Front Counter, MBC 3200

Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA)

 

  • January 21, 2022
for additional dates and information visit the Award Payment Schedule page
  • January 21, 2022
for additional dates and information visit the Award Payment Schedule page

Graduate Fellowships

 

  • January 21, 2022
for additional dates and information visit the Award Payment Schedule page
 
  • January 21, 2022
for additional dates and information visit the Award Payment Schedule page
 
Undergraduate Open and Entrance Scholarships
  • February 18, 2022
  • February 25, 2022

Student Loans Overpayment

If too much money was deducted from your student loan as a result of your dropping classes or receiving an Entrance/Open Scholarship, the extra amount will be refunded in the third week of classes.

To check your Student Loan Confirmation Date, log in at goSFU, click on the Student Center tile, then under Finances, click Student Aid and Award Profile.

  • January 28, 2022
  • February 11, 2022
  • February 25, 2022
  • February 25, 2022

For refund of student loan overpayments received after

  •  February 22, 2022

please complete the 'Online Refund Request' form at goSFU. After logging in, click on the Student Center tile, then click on the Online Refund Request’ form link under the Finances section

 

 

Undergraduate private scholarships, undergraduate and graduate bursaries, and awards

 

  • March 4, 2022
  • March 18, 2022
NOTE:
  • April 25, 2022
No further refund cheques will be issued if you have not picked up your cheque by this date.