Student Refund Schedule

First Refund for Spring 2015:

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A student may receive a refund when a credit is remaining on their account after all tuition & fees, and room & board is paid for. A student may receive this refund in three ways: In their One Account, by ACH using their existing bank account or paper check (mailed to the mailing address on file). If you have a credit balance on January 16, by 8 am, your refund will be issued from PVAMU on January 26, 2015.  If you wish to receive your refund electronically (One Account or Direct Deposit) you must consent to use the HigherOne refund Services.  See refund options below.

Visit www.PVAMUPlusCard.com to learn more about the new PVAMU Plus Card and Higher One services.

Please note that if a refund is due and a payment was made to the fee account via credit card for that term, the refund will ONLY be issued back to the credit card used when payment was submitted.  If the refund is greater than the credit card payment made, the remainder of the refund will be issued based on the preference the student selected to receive their refund.  If the student did not consent to using HigherOne services to receive their refund, the remaining refund will be mailed to the mailing address on file.  http://www.pvamu.edu/pages/3530.asp.

Students that signed up to receive their refund via the One Account:

If you selected the OneAccount checking account to receive your student refund you should receive your refund within 1 business day. You will then be able to use all of the features of the OneAccount, including using your PVAMU Plus Card anywhere MasterCard is accepted. If you have not already, please visit PVAMUPlusCard.com to select your refund choice today.

Students that signed up to receive their refund via ACH (existing bank account):

If you selected the ACH method to receive your student refund and your bank information is correct and current as provided to Higher One, you should receive your refund in your bank account within 2 to 3 business days. Visit PVAMUPlusCard.com anytime to review your current ACH information and/or modify your information at anytime.

Students that signed up to receive their refund via Paper check:

Your check will be mailed to the mailing address on file with Higher One. Please visit www.PVAMUPlusCard.com to review and/or verify your mailing address. You should receive your refund in the mail within 5 to 7 business days.

Students that have not selected a refund preference through HigherOne:

If you did not consent to using the refund methods provided through HigherOne, your refund will automatically be mailed to the mailing address on file in PVPlace.  This process can take up to 14 days to receive your refund

Normal Student Refund Process for the Remaining Semester:

Student refunds are reviewed every Monday at 8am. These refunds will be reviewed for over award issues, other charges, etc. The net refunds will be issued a full 4 business days later – Friday. “Issued” means Higher One will disburse the refund to you based on your preference to receive your refund. Mail time is 5-7 business days; ACH (any bank account) is 2-3 business days; the OneAccount is 1 business day.

Prairie View A & M University prefers that you select your refund preference online, as from time to time the University may have refund money to deliver to you. Once you select your refund preference online, all refunds will be delivered to you according to your choice. You also may modify your refund selection online. If you are unable to make your refund preference online or choose not to make your refund selection online, your refund will be automatically mailed to the mailing address on file in PVPlace within 14 days. Remember, making a delivery preference now online will allow you to select a choice and may provide you with access to your funds faster.

Student Refunds for 1st Semester Freshmen:

First time freshmen may have a delay in receiving their refund due to the required 30 day delay for loan processing for 1st time (1st Semester) students. If a first time freshman is only receiving federal loans as payment for their student tuition, fees, and charges and is expecting a refund after all tuition & fees, meals, housing, etc. are paid, you should expect your refund to be issued after February 20, 2015 for Spring 2015. If you need to purchase books prior to the refund, please go to http://www.pvamu.edu/fsrv/treasury-services/book-vouchers/ to see how to request a book voucher.

Student Refunds on Parent Plus Loans:

All refunds resulting from a Parent Plus Loan will be refunded to the student’s parent/legal guardian as stated on the loan application. If parent or legal guardian wishes to have the refund amount refunded directly to the student, a signed written consent must be faxed to the Treasury Services office at (936) 261- 1959 along with parent/legal guardian picture ID. Documentation must be received by Treasury Services at least 3 days prior to the refund distribution. If the refund is issued to the parent, the refund will be issued from Prairie View A&M University and not HigherOne.

WARNING!!!

  • If you should receive a refund, then decide to add a class, you will be responsible for paying for the additional tuition and fees for that course.
  • If you should for some reason, not remain eligible for the awards you have received and the awards are reversed, you are responsible to pay back the University.
  • If you should withdraw from a class it may impact your financial aid status.
  • If you withdraw from a class you may still be obligated to pay for part or all of the tuition and fees related to your withdrawn class. Please see Student Withdrawal Refund Policy.

Questions:

Contact PVAMU 936-261-1890

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