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Attention Financial Aid students

Have you signed up for e-Checks (automatic deposit)? Get your refund almost a week sooner by going to your e-Services account under Financial Information and clicking on “e-Checks Sign up.”

Fall 2015 Refund Information

Expected PELL Grant refund dates for full semester (15 week) courses:

  • e-Checks – Automatically deposited by September 22
  • Paper Checks – Mailed by September 25

Expected Loan refund dates for students registered in 6 or more credits that are full semester (15 week) courses.   Students receiving loans for both fall and winter will only receive one disbursement in October.  Students receiving a loan in the fall semester only will have two disbursements, one in October and one in November.  For those students receiving two disbursements, a refund may not be generated after the first disbursement in October.

First Disbursement

  • e-Checks – Automatically deposited by October 13
  • Paper Checks – Mailed by October 16

Second Disbursement

  • e-Checks - Automatically deposited by November 10
  • Paper Checks - Mailed by November 13

Late starting classes

Students enrolled in late start classes can expect to receive their refund approximately 2 weeks after your latest starting classes' drop date. Check your classes' drop date by visiting the Academic Calendar and clicking the “Find the dates for your course” link.

Reissuance of Financial Aid Refunds

In the event that you need to request a reissuance of a Financial Aid refund check, please read JC's reissuance policy prior to making your request.


Questions pertaining to your financial aid award can be directed to our Financial Aid office at 517.796.8410.

Questions regarding your financial aid refund date can be directed to our Accounts Receivable Clerk/Cashier at 517.796.8420