How to Register for Electronic Refunds (RU ScholarRefund)

Tired of standing in long lines to pick up your financial aid refund check, or waiting weeks for the check to be mailed to you? Sign up for ACH electronic deposit with RU ScholarRefund for the fastest, safest, and most convenient way to receive your refund. 

Using RU ScholarRefund, once your bank has credited your account electronically, the funds are available to you for your immediate use. 

Students enrolled in our fully online programs are also encouraged to sign up for electronic refunds. Please note: ACH is currently not available for summer or winter session(s).

Signing up is fast, free, easy, and secure.

Simply follow these steps:

Step 1: Log in to your student account with your NetID and a valid Rutgers University email address. Please note that you MUST login with your NetID (not RUID) in order to register for e-refunds.

Step 2: Click on Sign up to receive electronic refunds on the right hand side of the Choose Semester Screen (above Terms and Conditions).

Step 3: Complete all fields on the registration page, including name, phone, and address.

Step 4: Enter bank account title.
Enter your name as it appears on your account

Step 5: Enter the ABA Check Routing Number.
Enter the 9-digit routing number found at the bottom of your check. (see sample)

Check example indicates routing and account number locations

Step 6:  Enter your bank account number.

Step 7:  After reading the disclosure agreement, select "I have read and agree to the above disclosure box" and press Continue.

Step 8: Verify the information to confirm, and create your account.

Step 9:  You will see a message, "Bank Account Created!" Select "I Have Verified the Information, Create the Account!"

Step 10: Create a password and select a security question and answer. Your user name is your RU email address.

Step 11: Select "Complete Registration".

Step 12: You will receive a series of email messages to advise you of the next steps in the process.