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 May 27, 2019.

Overpayment refunds

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

May 1 - June 18 for Summer 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

March 13 - April 29
  • March 22
  • March 29
  • April 5
  • April 12
  • April 18
  • April 26
  • May 3

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

April 30 - June 17
  • June 21
  • June 21
June 18 - July 15
  • June 28
  • July 5
  • July 12
  • July 19
  • July 19
July 16 - August 26
  • July 26
  • August 2
  • August 9
  • August 16
  • August 23
  • August 30

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

August 27 - October 14
  • October 18
  • October 18
September 6 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

For 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 >

  • May 17
  • May 31
  • May 17
  • June 21

Graduate Fellowships

more info >

  • May 17
  • May 17
Undergraduate Open and Entrance Scholarships
  • June 14
  • June 21

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 24
  • June 7
  • June 21
  • June 21
  • June 21
  • June 21

For refund of student loan overpayments received after

  • June 18

please complete the 'Online Refund Request' form at goSFU

 

 

Undergraduate private scholarships, undergraduate and graduate bursaries, and awards

 

  • June 28
  • July 19
Note:
September 6 No further refund cheques will be issued if you have not picked up your cheque by this date.