Refund Information

​​Need help setting up your refund preference? Click the link below for step by step instructions for setting up your refund preference.

Release of Excess Financial Aid for Summer 2021

  • 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 summer 2021 term is June 14​, 2021. 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 June 30, 2021 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 May 17, 2021.
  • 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

Summer term 2021

Refunds for overpayment of tuition will be issued on June 14, 2021. 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.

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