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 Account Inquiry link under the Finances section, then click on the Activity tab. At the dropdown menu select Term.)

(Refunds as a result of scholarships, awards and bursaries are listed below Overpayment refunds.)

Overpayment refunds

Overpayment refund requests cannot be processed for the first six weeks of the regular term:

September 4 - October 16 for Fall 2018

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 be printed once each month in September, October and November (dates below). However, refunds via Direct Deposit are made weekly. 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 Tuesday at 4:30pm
(weekly - Fridays)

Cheque Refund Dates

in person pickup only, at Burnaby front counter, MBC 3200

August 15 - September 4
  • August 17
  • August 24
  • August 31
  • September 7
  • September 14
September 5 - October 16
  • October 19
  • October 19
October 17 - November 13
  • October 26
  • November 2
  • November 9
  • November 16
  • November 16
November 14 - December 11
  • November 23
  • November 30
  • December 7
  • December 14
  • No cheques will be issued the final month of a term. Refunds are still available via Direct Deposit.
December 12 - January 1
  • December 21
  • January 4
  • January 18
January 2 - February 12
  •  
  • February 15

Refunds with Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

For Refunds related to Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

Direct Deposit Dates

Cheque Refund Dates

in person pickup only, at Burnaby front counter, MBC 3200

Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA)

more info >

  • September 14
  • September 28
  • September 14
  • October 19

Graduate Fellowships

more info >

  • September 14
  • September 28
  • October 19
Undergraduate Open and Entrance Scholarships
  • October 12
  • October 19

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 go.sfu.ca, and under Finances, click Student Aid and Award Profile.

  • September 21
  • October 5
  • October 19
  • October 19
  • October 19
  • October 19

For refund of student loan overpayments received after

  • October 16

please submit a Refund Request Form 

 

 

Undergraduate private scholarships, undergraduate and graduate bursaries, and awards

 

  • October 26
  • November 16