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 September 2, 2020.

Overpayment refunds

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

May 11 - June 23 for Summer 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

in person pickup only, at Burnaby front counter, MBC 3200, after campus re-opens

March 18 – May 5
  • March 27
  • April 3
  • April 9
  • April 17
  • April 24
  • May 1
  • May 8
  • No cheques will be issued the final months of a term. Refunds are still available via Direct Deposit.
May 6 - June 23
  • June 26
  • June 26
June 24 – July 14
  • July 3
  • July 10
  • July 17
  • July 17
July 15 – September 1
  • 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.

Setepmber 2 – October 20
  • October 23
  • October 23
September 2 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, after campus re-opens

Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA)

more info >

  • May 22
for additional dates and information visit the USRA page
  • May 22
for additional dates and information visit the USRA page

Graduate Fellowships

more info >

  • May 22
for additional dates and information visit the Award Payment Schedule page
 
  • May 22
for additional dates and information visit the Award Payment Schedule page
 
Undergraduate Open and Entrance Scholarships
  • June 19
  • June 26

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.

  • May 29
  • June 12
  • June 26
  • June 26
  • June 26
  • July 17

For refund of student loan overpayments received after

  • June 23

please complete the 'Online Refund Request' form at goSFU

 

 

Undergraduate private scholarships, undergraduate and graduate bursaries, and awards

 

  • July 3
  • July 17
Note:
September 2, 2020 No further refund cheques will be issued if you have not picked up your cheque by this date.