Eastern Illinois University offers direct deposit of student refunds, meaning you can have your financial aid refund check sent directly to your bank account. Notification of the direct deposit will be sent to your EIU e-mail address.
In order to sign up for direct deposit, complete this EFT authorization form, attach a voided check and bring it into the the Student Accounts Office (our office can be reached by going up the ramp at the back of the Old Main). You can also mail the form to Student Accounts at 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, IL 61920, or fax the form to 217-581-6371. If mailing or faxing the form, please include a copy of your driver's license or Panther Card.
If you have any questions, contact the Student Accounts Office at 217-581-3715.
If your refund is not direct deposited, it will be mailed to your local address. Please print and return this EFT authorization form.