Refunds for Overpayment
If the total amount of financial aid a student receives in each semester from all grants and loans exceeds the student's unpaid charges, the student will receive a refund check.
Refunds for the semester are mailed on a Tuesday, or you can take advantage of our Direct Deposit option. The earliest dates refunds will be available for each semester are as follows:
|Fall 1 (Main Fall)||OCTOBER 13, 2020|
|Fall 2 (Late Fall - 10/14)||OCTOBER 27, 2020|
|Spring 1 (Main Spring)||MARCH 2, 2021|
|Spring 2 (Late Spring - 3/18)||MARCH 30, 2021|
|Summer||JULY 20, 2021|
|Funds (loans, scholarships, grants) credited AFTER the
above semester date, are typically refunded by the
Refunds After Dropping Class
Students who drop a course before the first day the class begins for which she/he is enrolled will receive a 100 percent refund of tuition and fees. The student must submit the Schedule Change Form to the Records Office, located in Berks Hall, Room 107. You will need to withdraw from your last class either in writing or in person in the Records Office.
Once the day of class begins, students who drop a course before 10 percent of the time has elapsed between the starting and ending date of the course will receive a 95 percent refund of tuition and fees.
Students who drop a course before 20 percent of the time has elapsed between the starting and ending date of the course will receive a 50 percent refund of tuition and fees.
There will be no refund for any course dropped after the 20 percent date has lapsed.
Direct Deposit for Refunds
Students can sign up to have their financial aid refund deposited automatically into their checking or savings account. Log into myRACC, click on "Self-Service/WebAdvisor" and select the box labeled "Banking Information".
Bank information must be received in a timely manner to allow sufficient time to prenote your account prior to the expected release of your refund.
More details on direct deposit are available by calling 610-607-6235 or stopping by Berks Hall, Room 107.
Term Adjustment: Reversal of Tuition Charges - PDF 59 KB
Term adjustments (refunds of tuition and fees, contingent on approval) are available to students with extenuating circumstances. The request should include documentation supporting your request and a cover letter explaining the issue. Any request not received timely may result in a denial.