- Email money transfer refunds are being processed weekly on Wednesdays by noon. Requests received and approved by this time will receive the email confirmation by Thursday and direct deposit email by Saturday.
Cheque (EFT -Electronic Funds Transfer) refund requests will be processed monthly on the first Wednesday of each month. This monthly refund processing schedule will remain in place until further notice.
Students who Request Refunds are Subject to the Following conditions and restrictions:
All refunds will be issued through your student account and sent as an email money transfer to a Canadian bank account as a direct deposit to a UWindsor email address ONLY.
Credit balances that result from a scholarship will be available after the term final financial drop date.
Payments received by the University of Windsor directly from a Canadian bank account will be refunded without restrictions but are subject to review.
Payments received by the University of Windsor directly from a foreign country will only be refunded to a registered student.
Payments received by the University of Windsor directly from a foreign country will only be refunded to a maximum of $3,000 per term.
All refund requests that exceed $3,000 from a foreign country will be wired back to the originating bank account, subject to a wire charge of $25 (4-6 week processing time).
Refund requests for visa denial, please be advised only current visa documents are applicable, not older than 6 months.
Deferred enrolment requires proof of a new visa denial to be eligible for deposit refund (previously submitted documents are not eligible).
Letters of offer that have been rescinded for the reason that documentation has been altered, deposits will be forfeited.
Expired email money transfers (EMMTs), failed Preauthorized Debit (PADs), and failed Credit Card payments are subject to a charge of $10 for failed payments.
Students must be registered in current term to request refunds.
International registered students that have 3rd party loans are required to have funds remain on the student account for residence, meal plan and tuition costs.
Any remaining funds after graduation will be returned to the originating bank source.
International wire payments are refunded to their originating bank source.
How to Request a Refund to a Canadian Bank Account
If there is a credit balance on your student account, the credit can either remain on your student account and be applied to your next semester fees or the credit will be available to request a refund via an electronic transfer process.
If UWindsor owes you more than $2.00, and you have a Canadian Bank Account and have access to your UWindsor email account, you can request a refund through UWinsite Student following these steps:
1. In your web browser, preferably Google Chrome, go to https://www.uwindsor.ca/registrar/uwinsite-student.
2. Click the blue SIGN IN TO UWINSITE STUDENT button.
3. On the Sign in screen, enter (or select) your UWinID@uwindsor.ca. Click the Next button.
4. On the Enter password screen, enter your UWin Account password. Click the Sign in button.
5. On the Student Homepage, click the Financial Accounttile.
6. In the left navigation menu, click Account Services > Online Refund Request.
7. Review the instructions at the top of Online Refund Request page.
8. Complete the Student Remarks field and click the Submit Request button.
9. Once your refund request has been reviewed and approved, you will be sent an Email Money Transfer. You will need to log into your online banking to claim the funds.
10. Once approved there will be two emails sent, the first to acknowledge the request for a refund, and the second will be an email from firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line INTERAC e-Transfer. This will require action from you to accept the transfer within ten (10) business days and to use your student number as your password. These funds will be issued in Canadian dollars to a Canadian bank account.