Tuition Refunds

To be eligible for a full refund of tuition, you must drop classes on or before the last day to drop with a refund deadline as listed in the academic calendar. Refunds will not be authorized after the refund date. 

Refund Options

Electronic Refunds and Disbursements

Get the fastest tuition and financial aid refunds by direct deposit or VISA prepaid card through the BRCC Refund/Disbursement portal. Visit the portal to learn more and see the terms and conditions. We recommend that you register on the portal and set up your refund preference even if you don't anticipate a refund. Note: BRCC has contracted with Tuition Management Systems (TMS) to process electronic refunds and disbursements; view TMS contract - PDF (requires Acrobat Reader)

TMS Disclosures

TMS Refund Pricing Schedule - PDF (requires Acrobat Reader)

Student Status Information for Award Year July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017
  • Total number of students with a prepaid account that were enrolled during the award year: 147
  • Mean amount of fees charged to students during the award year: $6.48
  • Median amount of fees charged to students during the award year: $4.00
  • Total invoice amount paid to TMS for the Refund program: $2,21.90

Refund Portal

BRCC Visa Prepaid Card (prepaid card option)

Refunds are placed on a reloadable debit card that you receive in the mail and keep as long as you are a BRCC student. The card may be used for no charge at Allpoint ATMs, or for purchases anywhere Visa debit cards are accepted.

Visa Prepaid Card

Funds are usually available within 3-5 business days after the refund is posted in SIS. You’ll get an alert when funds are loaded on your card. 

If your prepaid card is lost or stolen

Call 1-888-425-1138 to have your card deactivated immediately. You may also suspend your card through the Visa prepaid card Website. the The college is not responsible for lost or stolen cards.

Direct Deposits

Funds are deposited in the bank account you register – usually 4-6 business days after you see the refund posted in SIS. You’ll get an alert when funds are deposited.

Refund Checks

If you don’t register on the Refund/Disbursement Portal, checks for financial aid and tuition refunds are mailed to your SIS mailing address within 10-14 business days after you see the refund posted in SIS.

QuikPAY Credit and Debit Card Refunds

Refunds are credited back to the card used for QuickPAY payments.