Student Refund Preference Selection


Welcome to The University of Southern Mississippi.  We are excited that you have chosen our institution in your quest for Higher Education.  Through a partnership with BankMobile Disbursements, we are able to provide students with the option to have your refund direct deposited into your choice of bank.  You will be receiving a Refund Selection Kit from BankMobile at the mailing address listed on your SOAR account.  DO NOT DISCARD.  This kit is the key to any refund you may be eligible for.  This kit contains a Personal Code along with instructions on how to choose your refund preference.  That’s right.  You get to choose how you want it. 

You will have two options. 

1. You can have the funds direct deposited into an existing bank account of your choice.

2. You can open a BankMobile Vibe account and have the funds deposited directly into that account.  Once you   have opened a Vibe account with BankMobile, you will be mailed a Go Gold debit card.


The Refund Selection Kit is issued to all students, not just those receiving Financial Aid.  Refunds can be issued for many reasons, such as a change in class schedule, or credits issued from different areas of campus (Bookstore, Library, Food Services…etc…).  We cannot stress enough, Do Not Discard this kit.  Not choosing a refund preference will cause a delay in any refund you are expecting.

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact Business Services at 228-865-4520 or

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