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, student loans and bursaries are listed below Overpayment refunds.)

No further refund cheques will be issued if you have not picked up your cheque by December 20, 2021.

Overpayment refunds

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

September 8 - October 18 for Fall 2021

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
.

August 3 - September 7
  • August 13
  • August 20
  • August 27
  • September 3
  • September 10
  • September 17
  • No cheques will be issued during the final month of a term. Refunds are still available via Direct Deposit.
September 8 - October 18
  • October 22
  • October 22
October 19 - November 8
  • October 29
  • November 5
  • November 12
  • November 12
November 9 - November 29
  • November 19
  • November 26
  • December 3
  • December 3
November 30 - December 20
  • December 10
  • December 17
  • December 24

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

December 21 - January 4
  • January 7
  • January 14
No cheques will be issued during the final month of a term. Refunds are still available via Direct Deposit.
January 5 - February 14
  • February 18
  • February 18

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)

 

  • September 17
for additional dates and information visit the Award Payment Schedule page
  • September 17
for additional dates and information visit the Award Payment Schedule page

Graduate Fellowships

 

  • September 17
for additional dates and information visit the Award Payment Schedule page
 
  • September 17
for additional dates and information visit the Award Payment Schedule page
 
Undergraduate Open and Entrance Scholarships
  • October 15
  • October 22

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, and under Finances, click Student Aid and Award Profile.

  • September 24
  • October 8
  • October 22
  • October 22

For refund of student loan overpayments received after

  • October 19

please complete the 'Online Refund Request' form at goSFU

 

 

Undergraduate private scholarships, undergraduate and graduate bursaries, and awards

 

  • October 29
  • November 12
NOTE:
  • December 20, 2021
No further refund cheques will be issued if you have not picked up your cheque by this date.