Lake Michigan College issues refunds three different ways:

  1. Direct Deposit (3-5 business days)
    Refunds will be deposited in your checking or savings account and will be available after it's processed by Blackboard Pay™, a Money Network® ​service.
  2. LMC Pay Card (same day)
    Refunds will be added to this Money Network® enabled MasterCard® for your use.
  3. Paper Check (7-10 business days)
    Refunds will be sent to the address in Wavelink via U.S. mail after processing by Blackboard Pay™.

Enroll in your preferred refund method today! If you do not sign up and you are entitled to a refund, your refund will be sent by mail to the address LMC has on file. If an invalid direct deposit banking information or mailing address is provided, fees may be assessed to re-issue your refund.

How do I sign up?
Log in to WaveLink and click on Student Refund in the Financial Aid section, or sign up at

Click on "New User" and complete the information the site requires to create your user ID and password.

  • Enter the user ID and password you created for Money Network™ to log in.
  • Verify your contact information in WaveLink
    If you do not select a refund option, your refund will be a paper check sent in the mail.

    For more information, review the Frequently Asked Questions and review the following important documents: