Direct Deposit of Funds


Direct deposit offers a timely, reliable, and safe way to deliver your refund to your checking or savings account. You can sign up for direct deposit by completing the direct deposit form (pdf) and returning it to the Office of the BursarYou can include a voided check if you wish.


Simply complete a new direct deposit form (pdf), indicate cancellation and return it to the Office of the Bursar. 

Returning the Direct Deposit Form

By Mail

Mail the completed form with (optional) voided check or savings deposit slip to:

The Office of the Bursar
Northern Illinois University
1425 W. Lincoln Highway
DeKalb, Illinois 60115-2828

In Person

  • Drop the documents in one of the Bursar Office drop boxes
  • Turn the documents in to the Accounts Receivable Office located in Swen Parson Hall Room 210

Electronic Submission

  • Email the documents to
  • Fax the documents to 815-753-0491

Fill out a Direct Deposit form today!

For a more secure and timely refund, direct deposit is encouraged.

Direct Deposit Form (pdf)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

You probably have a few questions about direct deposit. We have provided some answers on our FAQ page.