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 January 3, 2020.

Overpayment refunds

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

September 2 - October 15 for Fall 2019

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 pickup only, at Burnaby front counter, MBC 3200

July 17 - August 27
  • July 26
  • August 2
  • August 9
  • August 16
  • August 23
  • August 30
  • No cheques will be issued the final months of a term. Refunds are still available via Direct Deposit.
August 28 - October 15
  • October 18
  • October 18
October 16 - November 12
  • October 25
  • November 1
  • November 8
  • November 15
  • November 15
November 13 - December 17
  • November 22
  • November 29
  • December 6
  • December 13
  • December 20

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

December 18 -
February 18, 2020
  • February 21
  • February 21
January 3, 2020 No further refund cheques will be issued if you have not picked up your cheque by this date.
 

Refunds related to scholarships, awards, student loans and bursaries

JFor Refunds related to Scholarships, Awards, student loans 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 13
for additional dates and information visit the USRA page
  • September 13
for additional dates and information visit the USRA page

Graduate Fellowships

more info >

  • September 13
for additional dates and information visit the Award Payment Schedule page
 
  • September 13

for additional dates and information visit the Award Payment Schedule page
 

Undergraduate Open and Entrance Scholarships
  • October 11
  • October 18

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 20
  • October 4
  • October 18
  • October 18
  • October 18
  • October 18

For refund of student loan overpayments received after

  • October 22

please complete the 'Online Refund Request' form at goSFU

 

 

Undergraduate private scholarships, undergraduate and graduate bursaries, and awards

 

  • October 25
  • November 15
Note:
January 3, 2020 No further refund cheques will be issued if you have not picked up your cheque by this date.