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Frequently Asked Questions about the Refund Selection Kit

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is BankMobile Disbursements?  TAMIU has partnered with BankMobile to deliver your financial aid refund.  They are committed to providing students with clear choices and offering great customer service.  For more information about BankMobile, visit this link: bankmobiledisbursements.com/refundchoicessso/.

What kinds of money might I receive from TAMIU?  The most common type of money BankMobile disburses to students are funds left over from financial aid awards, loan or grants after tuition has been paid.  Students receiving these funds have usually requested this additional support to help with books and living expenses.  Other types of money may include reimbursement from tuition overpayment or a dropped class.

What is a Title IV federal financial aid refund? A refund that consists of Federal funds such as Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG), Teacher Educational Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant and Federal Direct Loans (Subsidized, Unsubsidized and PLUS). If your refund is categorized as a Title IV refund and you have NOT selected your Refund Preference with BankMobile, you may be issued an "Instant Check" upon request at Card Services located in ZSC room 131. An Instant Check will be process within a 24 hour period after request in person and in writing has been made to Card Services.


Card Services
Location: ZSC 131
Phone: 956-326-2877/Fax: 956-326-2879
onecard@tamiu.edu