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KU Card Center - Refunds

Policy
Purpose: 

Instructions for refunding KU Card balance upon leaving the University of Kansas

Applies to: 

Students, Faculty, Staff, and other members of the KU community

Campus: 
Lawrence
Edwards
Policy Statement: 

There are no refunds issued for Beak 'Em Bucks deposits except in cases of withdrawal, transfer, or graduation from The University of Kansas. Money remaining in the account at the end of a semester will be available to you the following semester.

Upon leaving (students: graduation, withdrawal, or transfer; employees: employment termination) The University of Kansas, you may complete the Request for Refund form and submit it to the KU Card Center. A $15 administrative fee will be charged to your account when it is closed. If you owe the university any money, the balance of your refund will first be applied to your tuition and fees account to satisfy any outstanding balances.

If a request for refund is not received within 12 months of leaving The University of Kansas, the balance of funds in your Beak ‘Em Bucks account will be turned over to the State Treasurer’s Office as unclaimed property.

Please call the KU Card Center administrative office at 785.864.5852 if you have any questions, or email kucard@ku.edu.

Consequences: 

Failing to request a refund within 12 months of leaving The University of Kansas, the balance of funds in your Beak ‘Em Bucks account will be turned over to the State Treasurer’s Office as unclaimed property.

Contact: 

KU Card Center
1301 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045
kucard@ku.edu
Ph 785-864-5845
Fax 785-864-5842

Approved by: 
KU Card Center
Approved on: 
Sunday, March 1, 1998
Effective on: 
Sunday, March 1, 1998
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)
Keywords: 
KU Card, Card Center, identification card, KUID, Beak ‘Em Bucks, unclaimed property, State Treasurer
Review, Approval & Change History: 

March 1998: Policies for KU Card Center were created.

10/01/2015: Fixed broken links and set links to open in new window.

10/02/2015: Changed name of hyperlink in related policy links from Replacement Card to Instructions for a lost, stolen, or damaged KU Card

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