You may elect to have up to a maximum of $618.00 (subject to your aid availability) of your excess financial aid funds deposited into a Bookstore Account accessible to you at the SVSU Bookstore. You may opt-in to the Bookstore Advance program by going to "SVSU Bookstore Advance Opt-in" in the "Financial Profile" section of Cardinal Direct. You may purchase books at the SVSU Bookstore beginning at noon (12 p.m.) Monday, January 5, 2015 - Friday, January 23, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. using your Winter 2015 excess financial aid funds.
If you opted-in to the Bookstore Advance program in a previous semester, you will remain opted-in for the current and future semesters. You may opt-out of the Bookstore advance program if your funds haven't been made available at the SVSU Bookstore by going to "SVSU Bookstore Advance Opt-in" in the "Financial Profile" section of Cardinal Direct.
Any unused funds will be credited to your student receivable account and refunded to you via SVSU's normal refund process approximately 4 weeks from the beginning of the semester. If you have further questions please contact CFSC at (989) 964-4900.