Refund2Card program

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 DSLCC.

When can you expect your money to be available?
  • DSLCC Visa PrePaid Educatecard (Reloadable Debit Card) – Funds are usually available within 4-5 business days AFTER you see the refund posted on your SIS account.*
  • Direct Deposit (ACH) – Funds are usually available within 4-5 business days AFTER you see the refund posted on your SIS account.*
  • Check – Checks will be mailed to the student’s US Postal mailing address as listed on their 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 home.*

*Certain state grants and tuition refunds may take an additional 4-5 business days. A business day is considered to be Monday through Friday.

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Refund2Card – Electronic Disbursements

Go to the DSLCC Refund Disbursement Portal now

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College has contracted with Tuition Management Service (TMS) to process financial aid disbursements and certain tuition refunds to students electronically. DSLCC is excited to provide students with the opportunity to select their preferred refund disbursement method and get their refund FAST, in as little as one business day with the DSLCC Visa Prepaid Educatecard (Reloadable Debit Card).

At the start of each term, all new students and current students who are not already registered on the DSLCC 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.

Total number of students with a prepaid account that were enrolled during the award year – 58

Mean amount of fees charged to students during the award year – $9.00

Median amount of fees charged to students during the award year – $4.00

Total invoice amount paid to TMS for the Refund program – $602.65

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

*Certain state grants and tuition refunds may take an additional 4-5 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.

If you select the DSLCC Visa Prepaid Educatecard (Debit Card) to receive your refund disbursements, you must follow certain rules to ensure you are not charged any fees. Visit the DSLCC Visa Prepaid Educatecard site to view the card fees information and see how to use the card for free.

Please log in to the DSLCC Student Information System (SIS) via myDSLCC and verify that your mailing address, name and date of birth are correct. Date of birth and the myDSLCC login ID are used to authenticate users when you register on the DSLCC Refund Disbursement Portal. If needed, you must contact the DSLCC Student Services Office to update your name and date of birth.

Future Refund Disbursements

Once you receive your initial Visa Prepaid Debit Card, please retain it. Any future refund disbursements will be loaded on the original card.

Replacement Cards – Lost and Stolen Cards

If your DSLCC Visa Prepaid Educatecard (Reloadable Debit Card) is lost or stolen you should contact TMS or visit the DSLCC Visa Prepaid Educatecard website immediately to have your card inactivated. The college cannot be held responsible for lost or stolen cards. TMS charges a $9.00 replacement card fee at the time of ordering a replacement card.

ATMs

DSLCC Visa Prepaid Educatecard (Reloadable Debit Card) is a part of the Allpoint network. Use the ATM locator to find fee free ATMs that are off-campus. ATMs are installed on campus, but students may use the debit card at other ATM’s within the Allpoint network and wherever Visa Prepaid Debit cards are accepted.

Frequently Asked Questions

How are financial aid disbursements and tuition refunds from Dabney S. Lancaster Community College delivered to students?

Financial aid disbursements and tuition refunds are disbursed electronically via the option you select when you register on the DSLCC Refund Disbursement Portal.

I don’t think I will ever have a financial aid disbursement or tuition refund. Why is it important to select a refund disbursement preference?

Although you might not expect to have a financial aid disbursement or get a tuition refund, you are highly encouraged to select a refund disbursement preference. After all, it may be necessary to drop a class, a class may be cancelled, or you may receive financial assistance you were not anticipating. Signing up early and selecting your refund disbursement method ensures you will always receive your disbursements in a timely manner.

If you paid your tuition with a credit card using QuikPAY, your tuition refund will be issued back to the card that was used.

How do I get a DSLCC Visa Prepaid Educatecard?

Start by registering on the DSLCC Refund Disbursement Portal. Students who select the DSLCC Visa Prepaid EducateCard as their choice will receive the card in the mail from Visa.

How long does it take for my DSLCC Visa Prepaid Educatecard to be delivered?

The card order is initiated right away, and including mailing time, it can take 7-10 days, though often it is much faster.

Why is the Visa logo on my new prepaid debit card?

The Visa Prepaid Educatecard (Reloadable Debit Card) can be used to make purchases wherever debit Visa is accepted. It is important to note that the card is NOT A CREDIT CARD, but rather a prepaid DEBIT CARD backed by the purchasing power of the Visa network.

Can I have my financial aid disbursement and/or tuition refund deposited to my existing bank account?

Yes. You may have your refund disbursement deposited to a bank account of your choice. Log into the DSLCC Refund Disbursement Portal and pick your refund disbursement method. During the registration process, select direct deposit (ACH) to either checking or savings.

How will I know when my financial aid disbursement and/or tuition refund has been direct deposited to my account?

TMS will send an email alert to your student email account and any alternate email address you entered during registration.

What if I change or close my bank account?

If you change or close your bank account and you have previously selected direct deposit (ACH) as your refund disbursement preference, you need to login to the DSLCC Refund Disbursement Portal to update your bank account information. TMS will contact you about any undelivered direct deposit (ACH) payments.

What if I don’t pick a refund disbursement method?

All students are highly encouraged to register on the DSLCC Refund Disbursement Portal. If you fail to register, your refund will be issued in the form of a check and mailed to your current mailing address that DSLCC has on file in the Student Information System (SIS). Checks are mailed by TMS and may take as long as 10 – 14 days.

What if I have additional questions?

Answers to additional questions may be found by contacting TMS at (888) 425-1138, calling the DSLCC Information Center, or stopping by any campus Business Office.