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Delayed Aid or Refund

In some cases a hold may be placed on your financial aid account because our office may need additional information or documentation.  Such requirements must be satisfied before we can award and/or disburse your financial aid.  A notification will be sent out via the student's Virginia Tech email address and the requested documentation can be viewed on Hokie SPA or MyVT.

Financial aid refunds are set to start paying the Thursday before classes begin each semester.  Your refund may be delayed for the following reasons:

  • Full time students with actual registration at less than 12 credits undergraduate or 9 credits graduate/professional
  • Less-than-full time students who failed to submit the Financial Aid Change form.
  • Holds on your account.  Check holds on the Hokie SPA under Financial Aid Information.
  • Requested documents that have not been received and processed. Check Eligibility Requirements on the Hokie SPA under Financial Aid Information.