Refund Information

​​Release of Excess Financial Aid for Fall 2018

  • Refunds of excess financial aid are issued after attendance has been verified which will occur  once classes have started for the current term.
  • The earliest possible date a student is eligible to receive a refund of excess financial aid for fall 2018 term is ​September 13th, 2018. Students who are only attending late start classes must wait until their classes have started in order to be eligible to receive their excess aid.
  • Students who are​ first time borrowers of federal student loans are required to wait until September 26th,  2018 to be eligible to receive their excess loan funds.
  • Prior to receiving their refund, students can use excess financial aid to purchase books from a DMACC bookstore beginning August 13​th, 2018.
  • Students can select how they would like to receive their refund by logging on to dmacconecard.vibeaccount.com and choosing a refund preference. More information on selecting a refund preference can be found here.

Tuition Refunds

Fall Term 2018

Refunds for overpayment of tuition will be issued on September 13th, 2018. If a student has dropped all classes and does not plan on attending during fall term they may call the Student Accounts Office at 515-964-6446 to request an early refund of payment. To determine whether or not you are eligible to receive a refund of your tuition payment, please refer to the Add/Drop with refund page.

All other refunds​

Once a student has referred to the Add/Drop with refund page to determine their refund eligibility, they should make sure they have selected a refund preference. To select a preferred refund method, students need to use the information on their student ID to login to the website dmacconeca​rd.vibeaccount.com and select 'Get Started'. Setting up a refund preference will ensure students receive their refund as quickly as possible. For further information regarding setting up a refund preference or to discuss the refund process, please call the Student Accounts Office at 515-964-6446 or refer to the DMACC OneCard information page.