CSU CougarOne Card
CSU has partnered with Higher One, a financial services company focused solely on higher education, to offer a new campus ID that offers faster delivery of refunds to students. Higher One will help bring this new method for receiving refunds to CSU via the CougarOne Card.
The CougarOne Card is the key to provide increased choice when it comes to receiving your refunds, including the "Easy Refundsm method. Easy Refund is the fastest and easiest way to gain access to your refund money—literally the same day CSU releases it. With this service on the way to campus, it's natural that you may have some questions. Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the CougarOne Card and the refund process.
Your Refund Choices
Although your choices may vary slightly based on program specifics, you will always have two electronic options for faster refund delivery.
- An Easy Refundsm to the OneAccount—making your refunds available the same day CSU releases them.
- ACH Transfer to a third party bank account—generally completed in 3 business days.
- Paper Check—mailed to the address on file with CSU.