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Financial Aid Distribution

The Business Office offers the following options for student account refunds:

  1. Directly deposit your refund into a bank account. Sign up for student refund direct deposit here.

  2. If you are not signed up for Direct Deposit, overpayments may be picked up in check form in the Business Office, S108. If your refund check is not picked up within 10 days of it being applied to your student account, the check will be mailed to your mailing address on file.

IMPORTANT! Check your address on MyBlugold CampS to ensure that your refund check gets mailed to the correct address. If your refund check is mailed to an incorrect address, your refund will be delayed and it will be your responsibility to cover all replacement costs.

Instructions to update your address:

  1. Logon to MyBlugold CampS using your username and password.

  2. Navigate to Self Service>Student Center. You can then edit your address under contact information. If you are living in a residence hall, you do NOT need to add or update a mailing address unless you want it to be different from your residence hall address.

All grants, scholarships, Perkins and Ford Direct Loans will be directly credited to your student account.

REMINDER:

  • After you accept your Financial Aid Award, follow these instructions on MyBlugold CampS to print your Federal Perkins Loan Master Promissory Note:

    • From Student Center, click Accept/Decline Awards under Finances group links>click on Aid Year link>click on Federal Perkins Loan link>click on Perkins Loan Promissory Note at the bottom>click on REQUEST PAPER MPN button>click on CONTINUE button>click View Master Promissory Note link at the bottom. This should open the PDF file containing the MPN.

  • The Federal Perkins Loan Master Promissory note must be signed and returned to the Loan Services Office at:

    • UW-Eau Claire Loan Services
      110 Schofield Hall
      PO Box 5050
      Eau Claire, WI 54702-5050

  • For Ford Direct Loans, you will receive notification from the Financial Aid Office with instructions for completing the promissory note electronically. Visit http://www.uwec.edu/finaid/aid/loans.htm for additional information..
  • An entrance interview will be required before the first disbursement of a Ford Direct Loan.
  • You must be enrolled for the number of credits that was projected on your Financial Aid Application.
  • Notify the Financial Aid Office if you are not planning on enrolling for your projected credit load.

Your Financial Aid must be applied on your account to avoid or reduce finance charges.

Access MyBlugold CampS for information on financial aid disbursed, your current financial aid status, and any remaining balance or credit on your account by navigating to self service>student center>Finances.

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