The Office of the Bursar offers direct deposit as a more convenient means of providing refunds to students. Instead of mailing a check, we will deposit the funds directly into the student's bank account.
Refunds by direct deposit are processed Monday through Friday during the first three weeks of the semester. After the third week of the semester, refunds by direct deposit are processed on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Refunds via check are issued on Fridays and mailed to your mailing address. Students will receive an e-mail from the Office of the Bursar to their OHIO e-mail address when refund has been processed.
Ohio University employees who are also students must sign up for direct deposit through their My OHIO Student Center to receive refunds to their bank account. The direct deposit enrollment for payroll-related activity is separate from the student account.
Enrollment is a two-step process:
Both steps must be completed or the direct deposit enrollment will not be valid and a paper check refund will be issued. To start the direct deposit enrollment process, sign into the My OHIO Student Center. In the Finances section, select "Enroll in Direct Deposit" from the dropdown menu.
After entering your bank account information in step one, be sure to click “Proceed to Enroll in Direct Deposit,” otherwise enrollment in direct deposit is not complete. Enrollment is complete when the message, “Congratulations! You are now enrolled in direct deposit” has been displayed.
Please watch Enrolling in Direct Deposit for Student Refunds for a tutorial on how to enroll.
Need more information? View our Frequently Asked Questions.