Refund Information

​​​​​​​Release of Excess Financial Aid for Spring 2023

  • 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 the spring 2023 term is January 30, 2023. Students who are only attending FAST​ 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 February 15, 2023 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 January 3, 2023.
  • Students can select how they would like to receive their refund. Learn more about ​selecting a refund method​.


Tuition Refunds

Spring term 2023

Refunds for overpayment of tuition will be issued on January 30, 2023. A student who has dropped all classes and does not plan to attend fall term may call the Student Accounts Office at 515-964-6446 or email mybill@dmacc.edu 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 method. For further information regarding setting up a refund method or to discuss ​the refund process, please call the Student Accounts Office at 515-964-6446 or email mybill@dmacc.edu​.

Click the link below for step by step instructions for setting up your refund method.