Refunds by Direct Deposit and Cheque Schedule

To see if your refund has been processed, please log in to your student account on goSFU. Under Finances, click on Account Inquiry. Then on the Account Summary page click the Activity tab, then select Term from the dropdown menu. If you see "AP Refund" listed there, then your refund has been processed.

(Information on Refunds with scholarships, awards and bursaries is below Overpayment refunds.)

Overpayment refunds

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

January 3 - February 13 for Spring 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).

Please note that students who signed up for Direct Deposit will generally receive their refund earlier than students who have yet to 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
(monthly)

November 15 - December 12
  • November 24
  • December 1
  • December 8
  • December 15
  • December 15
December 13 - January 2
  • December 22
  • January 5
  • January 19
January 3 - February 13
  • February 16
  • February 16
February 14 - March 13
  • February 23
  • March 2
  • March 9
  • March 16
  • March 16
March 14 - April 17
  • March 23
  • March 29
  • April 6
  • April 13
  • April 20
  • April 20
April 18 - May 4
  • April 27
  • May 4
  • May 18
May 7 - June 19
  • June 22
  • June 22

Refunds with Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

For Refunds related to Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

Direct Deposit Dates

Cheque Refund Dates

Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA)

more info >

  • January 12
  • January 26
  • January 19
  • February 16

Graduate Fellowships

more info >

  • January 12
  • January 26
  • January 19
  • February 16
Undergraduate Open and Entrance Scholarships
  • February 9
  • February 16

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.

  • January 19
  • February 2
  • Feburary 16
  • January 19
  • February 16
  • February 16

For refund of student loan overpayments received after

  • February 13

please submit a Refund Request Form 

 

 

Undergraduate private scholarships, undergraduate and graduate bursaries, and awards

 

  • February 23
  • March 16