These are the first anticipated disbursement dates each semester for most students:

Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Summer 2022
September 24 February 11 June 14

Students who are awarded financial aid after the first disbursement or have late starting classes, will be paid on a rolling basis. See chart below.

Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Summer 2022
November 12 April 15 July 15
December 10

Please Note:

  • Heartland ECSI, the company handling financial aid refund disbursements, will email students at their @my.edgecombe.edu email address with a user ID and temporary password. Students will have the option to select a disbursement method, via check or direct deposit. To verify your address, please call (252) 823-5166, ext. 6533 or 6713, or email admissions@edgecombe.edu.
  • NEW students will receive an email from ECSI providing instruction on how to set up their ECSI profile
  • If you have previously received a refund disbursement through ECSI and would like to change the method of your refund disbursement, contact ECSI Refund Disbursement at (855) 250-3230.
  • Federal Pell disbursements are based on enrollment status for classes you were enrolled in at the Pell recalculation date (census date)
  • Federal Direct Loan(s)¬†disbursements: You must be enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours at the time funds are scheduled to be disbursed.
  • Late- start courses that changes enrollment status will be disbursed after the course has started and attendance is verified.
  • If you completely withdraw from the institution after you receive your refund disbursement, you may be required to repay a portion of the Student Financial Assistance (SFA) award
  • No disbursements are made at the college.
  • Any questions regarding your refund disbursement payment should be directed to ECSI.