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 Refund Dates

All financial aid sources (grants, scholarships, loans) disburse at various times throughout the semester as funds are received. Students are notified by email when funds disburse. Payment of current semester tuition/fee/book charges are paid by the first financial aid funds applied to your student account. For details, review your account activity.

Dates are subject to change.  

2020 Fall Pell Dates

2020 Fall Loan Dates

September 4, 2020                            August 26, 2020
September 25, 2020 September 16, 2020  Early 8-wk 1st time borrowers
November 6 2020  Mid-term 2nd disbursement October 28, 2020  Mid-term 2nd disbursement
November 13, 2020 November 18, 2020 Late 8-wk 1st time borrowers
December 4, 2020 December 9, 2020


2021 Spring Pell Dates           

2021 Spring Loan Dates 

February 5, 2021

January 27, 2021

February 19, 2021

February 10, 2021  Early 8-wk 1st Time Borrowers

April 9, 2021 Mid-term 2nd Disbursement April 2, 2021 Mid-term 2nd Disbursement
April 23, 2021 April 14, 2021  Late 8-wk 1st time borrowers

May 7, 2021

April 28, 2021

Oklahoma’s Promise and OTAG disburse as funds are received from the State, near mid-term of each semester.

*Loans disburse for first-time student loan borrowers 30-days after term begin date.

Second half of loans and Pell disburse mid-term.

Federal grant and loan funds are awarded to a student under the assumption that the student will attend school for the entire term. Class attendance is a requirement for Federal Student Aid eligibility. Students must attend and participate in class through the 10th week of 16-week terms or the 5th week for 8-week terms to earn all of their financial aid funds. Students should contact before totally withdrawing from all courses in one term.

Refunds - OCCC issues refunds from excess loan/grant/scholarship funds through a partnership with BankMobile Disbursements. If you are entitled to a refund, BankMobile will send an email notifying you when it has processed. Refunds process in accordance with your selected refund preference. If you have not selected a refund preference, login to MyOCCC Portal click menu in upper left corner; MyMoney - Refund Preference. Contact for assistance.  For more information visit: Bankmobiledisbursements.

Pell Grant Disbursements – Pell awards are assessed based on a student’s enrollment at the close of the semester add/drop period. Students awarded prior to this date will be on the first scheduled Pell disbursement. After this date, expect a one-week processing time after being awarded to be on the next scheduled Pell disbursement.

Class schedule adjustments must be done by the 7th day of the semester begin date. Classes added after this date will not be included in your Pell grant eligibility calculation. This includes late 8-week courses.

Loans Disbursements for students who have completed Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note (MPN), are enrolled in at least 6-credit hours, and have accepted their loan 3-weeks prior to scheduled disbursement can expect to be on the first scheduled loan disbursement. After this date, expect a 3-week processing time after loan acceptance to be on the next scheduled loan disbursement.

First-Time Student-Borrowers, in the first year of their degree program, initial loan disbursements are scheduled at least 30 days after the beginning of the loan period.

Pell Bookstore Charges - Bookstore charges begin one week prior to the semester begin date and continue through the first week of classes. Eligible students enrolled and awarded for the semester with excess Federal Pell Grant funds after all tuition and fee charges are paid, may go directly to OCCC Bookstore with their OCCC Student ID to charge required books and supplies. Online ordering is available by following the link in your email notice.

Student Loan Bookstore Charges - Eligible students with excess loan funds after tuition/fee charges, who are not scheduled to receive their loan disbursement, may request a loan bookstore voucher to charge against their loan by emailing