Student Refunds

Wilmington University has partnered with HigherOne to offer more options and faster access to your refunds.

Refund Options

HigherOne provides you with the following options for your refund:


  • Direct deposit of your refund into a bank account of your choice.
  • Paper check sent via U.S. Mail.
  • A HigherOne debit account where you can make purchases or get cash with your refund money using the WilmU Debit Card.

Spring 2016

Term Your First Class BeginsFirst Pending Refund Date
Spring 2016 Semester & Block I February 25, 2016
Spring 2016 Block II
(If you are starting classes Block II and later)
March 31, 2016

All students must choose a refund option using the WilmU Debit Card even if you don't wish to use the debit account. (see steps Below). Any refunds due to students will use this method, including:

  • Financial Aid refunds (see Financial Aid refund policy)
  • Tuition refunds (from dropping or modifying your courses)
  • Any other money due to you from WilmU

Activate Your Refund Preference Now!

  1. Look for your card in the mail.
    • As soon as you have completed your first course registration, Wilmington University and HigherOne will create your WilmU Refund Debit Card. The card will be mailed to the mailing address that you provided when you first register at WilmU.
  2. Activate your refund preference.
    • Even if you are not currently expecting a refund from WilmU, we may have a refund for you. So, don't delay! Here's how to get started in selecting your refund preference:
      1. Visit and enter your card number to get started.
      2. Enter the requested information and select your refund preference. Choosing an Easy Refund&#8480 is the fastest refund option.
      3. Your WilmU Refund Debit Card is now activated and ready to use.
  3. Do not throw the card away!
    • You will need this card even if you choose not to open a HigherOne debit account as your refund preference. There is a replacement fee if you discard or lose the card.
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Don't Throw Your WilmU Debit Card Away!
There is a replacement fee!