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.)

Overpayment refunds

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

September 9 - October 20 for Fall 2020

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

Cheques will be mailed to the mailing address in goSFU by regular post on the dates below.

 
  • July 24
  • July 31
  • August 7
  • August 14
  • August 21
  • August 28
  • September 4
  • No cheques will be issued the final month of a term. Refunds are still available via Direct Deposit.
September 9 – October 20
  • October 23
  • October 23
October 21 – November 24
  • October 30
  • November 6
  • November 13
  • November 20
  • November 27
  • October 30
  • November 6
  • November 13
  • November 20
  • November 27
November 24 – January 5
  • December 4
  • December 11
  • December 18
  • December 24
  • January 8

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

January 6 – February 16
  • February 19
  • February 19

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

Cheques will be mailed to the mailing address in goSFU by regular post on the dates below.

Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA)

more info >

  • September 18
for additional dates and information visit the USRA page
  • September 18
for additional dates and information visit the USRA page

Graduate Fellowships

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  • September 18
for additional dates and information visit the Award Payment Schedule page
 
  • September 18
for additional dates and information visit the Award Payment Schedule page
 
Undergraduate Open and Entrance Scholarships
  • October 16
  • October 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 goSFU, and under Finances, click Student Aid and Award Profile.

  • September 25
  • October 9
  • October 23
  • September 25
  • October 9
  • October 23

For refund of student loan overpayments received after

  • October 20

please complete the 'Online Refund Request' form at goSFU

 

 

Undergraduate private scholarships, undergraduate and graduate bursaries, and awards

 

  • October 30
  • October 30