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Refund Preferences

ESCC REFUND2CARD – ELECTRONIC DISBURSEMENTS

Important Processing Information Below!

If you selected the Visa PrePaid Educatecard as you refund disbursement option, DO NOT throw your card away. The card has an expiration date and will be used for all future refund disbursements as long as you remain at ESCC.

When can you expect your money to be available?

  • Direct Deposit (ACH) – Funds are usually available within 5-6 business days AFTER you see the refund posted on your SIS account.*
  • ESCC Visa PrePaid Card (Reloadable Card) – Funds are usually available within 3-4 business days AFTER you see the refund posted on your SIS account.*
  • Check – If you do not select Direct Deposit or the VISA PrePaid Card is not activated prior to the refund date, a check can be mailed to the student’s US Postal mailing address as listed on his or her SIS account—allow 10 to 14 business days AFTER you see the refund posted on your SIS account for the check to arrive at your address.*

*Certain state grants and tuition refunds may take an additional 3-5 business days. A business day is considered to be Monday through Friday.

Eastern Shore Community College has contracted with Tuition Management Systems (TMS) to process financial aid disbursements and certain tuition refunds to students electronically.  ESCC is excited to provide students with the opportunity to select their preferred refund disbursement method and get their refund FAST with the ESCC Visa Prepaid Card (Reloadable Card).At the start of each term, all new students and current students who are not already registered on the ESCC Refund Disbursement Portal will receive an email inviting them to register and select one of the refund disbursement options listed below. Even if you do not anticipate receiving a financial aid disbursement or tuition refund, setting up your refund disbursement preference is recommended.  You only need to setup your preference once for all future terms and you may change your preference at any time. We encourage you to sign-up early so your refund disbursement won’t be delayed.What are your choices?

  • Direct Deposit (ACH) – Funds are usually available within 5-6 business days after refunds are processed*
  •  ESCC Visa PrePaid Card (Reloadable Card)- Funds are usually available within 3-4 business days after you see the refund processed on your SIS account.* This card may be used wherever Visa Prepaid Debit Cards are accepted.

*Certain state grants and tuition refunds may take an additional 3-5 business days. A business day is considered to be Monday through Friday.

Please note: If you paid your tuition with a credit card using QuikPAY and are due a refund, your tuition refund will be issued back to the card that was originally used for payment.

Please log in to the ESCC Student Information System (SIS) via myESCC and verify that your mailing address, name and date of birth are correct. Date of birth and the myESCC login ID are used to authenticate  users when you register on the ESCC Refund Disbursement Portal.

Please Note: The college’s default delivery method is check. Checks may take as many as 10 to 14 days.

If you have trouble accessing the ESCC Refund Disbursement Portal  please email Lisa Gibb at lgibb@es.vccs.edu. Please provide her with your name, ID number, and phone number.