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:

September 5 - October 17 for Fall 2017

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)

July 12 - August 15
  • July 21
  • July 28
  • August 4
  • August 11
  • August 18
  • August 18
August 16 - September 1
  • August 25
  • September 1
  • September 8
September 5 - October 17
  • October 20
  • October 20
October 18 - November 14
  • October 27
  • November 3
  • November 10
  • November 17
  • November 17
November 15 - December 12
  • November 24
  • December 1
  • December 8
  • December 15
  • December 15
December 13 - January 2
  • December 22
  • January 6
  • January 6
January 3 - February 13
  • February 16
  • February 16

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 >

  • September 15
  • September 29
  • September 15
  • October 20

Graduate Fellowships

more info >

  • September 15
  • September 29
  • September 15
  • October 20
Undergraduate Open and Entrance Scholarships
  • October 13
  • October 20

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 22
  • October 6
  • October 20
  • October 20
  • October 20
  • October 20

For refund of student loan overpayments received after

  • October 17

please submit a Refund Request Form 

 

 

Undergraduate private scholarships, undergraduate and graduate bursaries, and awards

 

  • October 27
  • November 17