How Do I Get My Financial Aid Disbursement?

Electronic Disbursements

Picture of sample Wolverine debit cardAll financial aid awards will be disbursed via direct deposit (ACH Transfer) or to the Wolverine Card, depending on the option you choose. The Wolverine card does not require verification of identity through the USA Patriot Act. All students, including undocumented (AB540) students will be eligible for the card.

You must sign up for electronic disbursements as soon as possible. You may choose one of the following options:

  • Your bank account via ACH direct deposit (3-5 business days)
  • Wolverine Card, a Money Network enabled card (same day)

The Wolverine Card features include:

  • Free1 Account with no minimum or monthly fees.
  • The account can be reloaded by the school, friends, family — even your employer*.
  • Convenient ATM access through 50,000 Allpoint ATMs.
  • Can be used everywhere Discover®cards are accepted.
  • Account includes checks that can be cashed for free at any Walmart™ location.
  • Funds are FDIC insured.

Benefits include:

  • Delivers fast and secure access to your financial aid disbursements. You don’t have to worry about losing a check or waiting around for the funds to be transferred electronically to your bank account. 
  • No overdraft fees, minimum or monthly fees.
  • The Allpoint® Network is the largest network of surcharge-free ATMs in the U.S., more than the two largest U.S. banks combined, meaning access to your cash when you need it without unnecessary fees.

To enroll for either ACH direct deposit or the Wolverine Card:

  1. You will be asked to enter in your Student ID, Date of Birth, and your school email address. You're required to use your e-mail alias (instead of All Valley students have this alias email account. For example: has a e-mail alias.
  2. Enroll using this website:
  3. Follow the rest of the directions listed on that site.

Students and parents can learn more about the card’s features and benefits by visiting:

Click here for additional FAQs on the Wolverine Card.

After receiving your card, you may access your Wolverine Card account by visiting This is a great way to manage your account and alerts.


Money Network has announced a new Loyalty and Rewards Program! Through this program, Cardholders can earn cash back on everyday purchases made with their Money Network® Account. The program has over 16,000 participating national, regional, local and online retailers across a wide breadth of categories, with new retailers being constantly added. There is no fee to participate in this program.


  • Cardholders must register to participate in the Cash Back program on the Money Network website.
  • Cardholders uses their Campus Card to make purchases at participating retailers where Discover is accepted.
  • Once the cardholders cash back amount reaches the minimum threshold of $25, the amount will be automatically transferred into the cardholder’s Money Network Account.

If you’d like to try out the program, just complete the following steps to register:

  1. Log into your Account at  Go to  My Account > My Preferences
  2. Check the box under Opt-In that says “Sign me up so I can get offers and cash back rewards”
  3. Click Save. Your enrollment in the Loyalty Program will be processed in 3 days

After 3 days, when you log into again, you will be able to view the list of participating retailers and begin earning rewards. Under Services, click on “Rewards and Offers” and that will redirect you to continue to the Loyalty site.
 Click here to find the nearest surcharge-free ATM in your area. 

1For other card activity, fees may apply.
*Only upgraded cards may be reloaded with funds. Upgrading is free. Requires one-time verification of your identity.

To view a copy of SBCCD's contract with this third party servicer, please click here.

To view number of student account holders, mean and median costs students incurred, please click here