All student refunds will be processed after the semester begins within the Federal Standard Guidelines from the time the credit appears on the students account ("credit appears" refers to financial aid disbursement - visit the Financial Aid Office homepage under the Aid Disbursements link for more information). Student Accounts will not release a refund if the student authorizes Liberty University to hold a credit balance through Financial Check-In (see below section).
Qualified students can receive a refund from their student account when a credit balance is present. End of Academic Year Policy: At the end of each academic year, all Title IV (Federal Grants or Federal Loans) credit balances must be refunded.
The student must register a refund preference with their Higher One card according to instructions provided with the Higher One card. You can choose one of the following two options:
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Financial Check-In provides students with two credit-management options through the Credit Balance Options page of Financial Check-In.
Note - All Title IV (Federal Grants or Federal Loans) credit balances must be refunded at the end of each academic year.
Any questions concerning refund eligibility should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Parent PLUS Loans: The parent receives the refund unless the 2012-2013 Federal Parent/GRAD PLUS Loan Change Request Form is submitted to Financial Aid office stating that the parent permits the student to receive the refund). It can be found at www.liberty.edu/faforms as well.
All Other Loans: The student receives the refund via his or her Higher One preference.
Other Refunds: The student submits the refund request to the Student Accounts Office via email@example.com for Resident students and firstname.lastname@example.org for Liberty University Online students.