Direct Deposit

Students should enroll in Direct Deposit for quicker access to funds and to eliminate lost or stolen checks.

Directions to enroll in Direct Deposit:

  • Log into myWCU
  • Click on the Student Financials tile
  • Click on the Refund Direct Deposit link
  • Click on Manage Refunds link
    • Follow the instructions.  (Please note: Your required authentication code for enrollment will be sent to your WCU email or via Text.)
  • Enter routing and account numbers from your current bank account when prompted

Troubling Shooting Tips

  • Direct deposit enrollment works best with Google Chrome.
  • Enable cookies on your device.
  • Turn off pop-up blockers on your device.
  • Enrollment in direct deposit refunds requires dual authentication.  You will receive a code via your myWCU email or Text. 
  • During busy enrollment periods, it may take up to several minutes for the code to be sent.
  • Check your spam or junk email if you elected to receive your code via email and did not receive your code in your inbox.
  • If you have made several unsuccessful attempts, please clear your browsing history and start over.

General Information

  • The Financial Aid Office begins disbursements the week before the semester starts.
  • Refunds are processed throughout the semester, beginning the Friday before the semester starts.
  • Students will receive an email from the Bursar’s Office when their refund check is mailed.
  • Refund checks are mailed to the home address on file. Please keep home address current.


Helpful Refund Links

Registrar Refund Schedule In Tuition & General Fee Refunds dropdown

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