Students who receive federal loans | (i.e. Stafford or Parent/Graduate PLUS)
When Sacred Heart University is in receipt of your federal loan disbursement(s), you will be notified via University email.
If the federal loan disbursement(s) create a credit balance, a refund will be automatically processed to your refund preference within fourteen (14) days.
If you would like to have the credit balance/refund kept on your account for use toward future semester tuition or fees, please review the Hold Credit Balance Authorization that is included with your federal loan disbursement notification email. Complete the form, then, submit the form to the Office of Student Accounts within fourteen (14) days of the disbursement notification.
Additional requests for refund
Students are required to request refunds that do not meet the above noted criteria.
Before making the request, please log in to your student account to review your online account activity for available credit balance
Then, contact the Office of Student Accounts:
In person: Main Academic Building, SC 100
Allow fourteen (14) days for processing to your refund preference
Direct Deposit Refund Preference
Refunds are issued via electronic funds transfer; to a bank checking/savings account as set by the student.