Refunds

Where is my refund check?

Thank you for your inquiry.  Please check your student account on the myAlliant portal.  If your check has been processed, please allow 14 days for delivery.  To view your statement, please follow the instructions below.
  1. Log onto the myAlliant portal
  2. Select the "Student" tab
  3. Click on "My Statement" under the "Financial Resources" section.

When will I receive my refund?

Thank you for your inquiry.  Refunds are processed through the Student Business Services Office, and will be directly wired via EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) to your checking or savings account within 14 days after the funds have posted to your student account , provided that you have signed up for e-Refund. Please Note: if you are not signed up for e-Refund, your check will be mailed to the address that the Registrar's office has on file for you.

For funds received prior to the first day of the term, Financial Aid refunds will be disbursed by the 14th calendar day of the term. Aid received after the first day of the term will be refunded within 14 calendar days of a credit being created on your student account. Refunds can be directly deposited into your checking or savings account with CASHNet eRefund. Instructions for enrolling in CASHNet eRefund are below.  Thank you.

 
  1. Log onto the myAlliant portal
  2. Select the ʺStudentʺ tab
  3. Click on "Pay my Bill - CASHNetʺ under the ʺFinancial Resourcesʺ section.
  4. Once on CASHNet, click the "Enroll in eRefund" link in the left column.
  5. Follow the instructions for eRefund  
  6. Please allow at least 14 days for enrollment to take effect

Please Note ALL of the following:
 
  • If you believe you will be receiving a refund check, it is your responsibility to keep your address updated with our RegistrarIf you need to change your address, please submit a change of address form at the following link: https://my.alliant.edu/ICS/icsfs/changeofaddress.pdf?target=b64e663f-3246-480a-8de7-8ea3081f08f2
  • Please be sure to contact your Financial Aid Advisor BEFORE adding/dropping classes. Changes to your registration can alter the amount of your award and refund.
  •  If funds are returned to the lender due to dropped classes or other ineligibility, you will be responsible for any debt to the University, as well as any associated penalties and fees.  Charges for units added after your refund has been disbursed must be paid for immediately in order to avoid late penalties, holds, and possible disenrollment.

What do I do if I don't get my refund check in the mail?

Thank you for your inquiry.  Please check your student account on the portal. If your check has been processed, please allow 14 days for delivery. You can view your student statement by logging onto the portal and selecting the "Student" tab and clicking on "My Statement" under the "Financial Resources" section.  If it has been over 14 days, please email sbs@alliant.edu to inquire about a replacement check.

How is my refund calculated?

Please see below for the refund formula.  Thank you.  

Refund Formula
Total Aid Offered (minus) Tuition and Fees = Refund
Example $16,417 (total aid offered) - $13,140 (tuition & fees) = $3,277


How do I find out the estimated amount of my refund?

Thank you for your inquiry.  To find out the amount of your estimated refund, please go to: https://my.alliant.edu/ICS/icsfs/FAQCOURSEFEE.pdf?target=40384f33-cc1c-459d-9071-fdc56cb30da0.  Thank you. 

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