Financial Aid Refunds (excluding Work Study) will be processed weekly on Mondays (Tuesday
if Monday is a holiday). Per Federal guidelines, refunds are released no later than 14 calendar days after
your financial aid disbursement posts to your FAMU account. A refund will be issued only if your financial aid exceeds all University charges.
Your financial aid/overpayment refund can be deposited directly to your bank account
through Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) . Please allow 24-48 hours for receipt of funds. You may also receive your funds via paper check through U.S. Mail.
The Department of Education's (ED) Cash Management regulation 34 CFR 668.164(d)(4)(i)(B)(2)(issued
October 2015), require institutions participating in T2(Campus Card) arrangements
to list and identify the major features and commonly assessed fees as well as a URL
for terms and conditions of each financial account offered under the arrangement.
Wells Fargo Financial Accounts Disclosure
Currently over 6,000 students are taking advantage of technology by utilizing the
direct deposit method .
Some advantages of direct deposit include the same day availability of funds and the
elimination of mailing address problems.
Go to FAMU’s homepage @ www.famu.edu
Click on iRattler
Log-In using your USER ID and PASSWORD (case sensitive)
Click Campus Solutions, Click Financial Accounts
Click on the Direct Deposit link
Complete the required information to include your bank account number, bank routing information, and email address. Please verify your bank account and
routing information with your financial institution.
Please note that that refund checks will be mailed to the student's mailing address
on file if the student does not sign up for direct deposit It is the student's responsibility
to keep the mailing address current. There may be a delay in receiving funds via
Questions concerning this process should be directed to the Refund section - Tamara
Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fee Refund Policies
Tuition refunds are calculated on a course by course (per credit hour) basis.
Students who are enrolled and then withdraw may not receive a refund. Refunds will
not be made to students who attend class and have not completed the required withdrawal
Students who officially withdraw prior to the end of drop/add and have completed
the withdrawal procedure will be entitled to 100% of the tuition and fee assessment
or adjustment for waivers.
Students who officially withdraw prior to the end of the fourth week of classes and
have completed the required withdrawal procedure will be entitled to 25% of tuition
and fees assesed less building and capital improvement fees.
Students who officially withdraw at an appropriate time as designated by the University
for Summer sessions and have completed the required withdrawal procedure will be entitled
to 25 percent of the tuition assessed or adjustment for waivers, less building and
capitol improvement fees.
A refund/charge adjustment may be made of the registration and tuition fees, if a
student withdraws or drops a course due to circumstances determined by the University
to be exceptional and beyond the control of the student, including but not limited
- Illness of a student of such severity or duration, as confirmed in writing by a physician,
to preclude completion of the course (s),
- Death of the student or death in the immediate family (parent, spouse, child, or sibling),
- Involuntary call to active military duty,
- A situation in which the University is in error,
- Formal application for a withdrawal in the instances specified above must be made
at the University Registrar's Office.
- A written appeal for a refund or other appeal action must be submitted to the University
within six (6) months of the close of the semester to which the refund or other appeal
action is applicable.
Refund for Overpayments
Overpayment occurs when payment exceeds University charges.
Canceling Perkins & Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loans
A student may decide to cancel all or a portion of the loan after receiving the funds
EFT or via paper check. The refund proceeds must be returned to Student Financial Services (CASS Building
Suite 103) within 14 days of receiving a loan. A note expressing your wish to cancel the Federal Student Loan (i.e. Unsubsidized
Stafford Loan, and Subsidized Stafford Loan) must accompany the payment. All payments
made from the loan will be reversed if applicable. Financial Aid will cancel the
loan with the lender. Other aid that was disbursed will be refunded to the student
or applied to outstanding charges that were paid by the loan.
You may mail your refund check along with a signature expressing that you wish to
cancel your Student Loan within 14 days of receipt to Student Financial Services CASS
Building 1735 Wahnish Way Suite 103 Florida A&M University Tallahassee, Florida 32307.
In the event a student does not receive a refund check in the mail, a stop payment
may be done 14 working days after the date of the check. The stop payment form must be notarized and submitted to the Office of Student Financial
Services. Students are responsible for changing the mailing address on iRattler. All
reissued funds will be sent via US mail or by direct deposit. Students are strongly
encouraged to get direct deposit in order to prevent delays in receiving funds. Please
contact the refund section if you have any questions about this process. .