Direct Deposit

All students receiving a financial aid refund need to sign up for direct deposit via RaiderNet using your personal checking or savings account.

PLEASE NOTE: Before entering your direct deposit information, be sure to verify with your bank or credit union the routing number and account number you should enter for ACH transactions. Be aware that not all accounts allow ACH transactions. DO NOT enter the account number from your debit/bank card. The number printed on your card is not a valid bank account number.

To create your direct deposit account, you must do the following:

  1. Access your RaiderNet account
  2. Select the "Student" tab
  3. Select "Student Account"
  4. Select "Set Up Direct Deposit"
  5. Click "Continue"
  6. Select the "eRefunds" tab then click "Set up Account" button
  7. Enter in your bank routing number (click "View example" for details) and your checking or savings account number. (DO NOT use your account number on your bank card). Enter in the name and billing address on the bank account
  8. Enter a nickname for your payment method such as "Primary Checking" then click "Continue"
  9. Read the authorization agreement and click the "I Agree" box and click "Continue"
  10. Your account will take up to 4 business days to be ready to receive your refund beginning the first day of the semester 

How to change banking information.

  1. Access your RaiderNet Account via mtsu.edu.
  2. Select the "Student" tab.
  3. Select "Student Account."
  4. Select "Set up Direct Deposit/Set Up Authorized Users."
  5. Click "Continue" to be taken to the eRefunds system.
  6. Select "eRefunds" tab.
  7. Under "Direct Deposit Bank Account,' select "Remove."
  8. Click "Set Up Account" and select “Set up a new account.”
  9. Make sure to name your account something different from the last account or the system will give an error message.

Mark a saved check account as a "Refund" Account.

  1. Access your RaiderNet Account via www.mtsu.edu.
  2. Select the" Student” tab.
  3. Select "Student Account."
  4. Select "Set up Direct Deposit/Set Up Authorized Users."
  5. Click "Continue" to be taken to the eRefunds system.
  6. Select "My Account."
  7. Click on "Saved Payment Methods."
  8. Click on "Edit" under Action.
  9. Under "Refund Options," check the box for “Check here if you would like refunds to be deposited into this account” then click "Save."