Bakersfield College

Bakersfield College Financial Aid Office

BankMobile Disbursements

Kern Community College District delivers your refund with BankMobile Disbursements, a technology solution, powered by BMTX, Inc. Visit this link for more information:  BankMobile is committed to delivering 100% of your refund, providing you with clear choices and offering great customer service.

Watch a short video overview of the refund process:

How to Receive Your Refund

Get a Personal Code

Look for your Refund Selection Kit. It will arrive in a bright green envelope and contain your Personal Code. In addition to the Refund Selection Kit, you will also receive an email from BankMobile containing your Personal Code. Once you have your code, follow these easy steps:

  1. Visit (If requesting an instant code, use School Name: Kern Community College District)
  2. Enter your unique Personal Code from the green envelope or email (or select "Need a Code?" for instant access)
  3. Select how you’d like to receive your money

Refund Choices

Deposit To An Existing Account (1-2 business days)

Money is transferred to an existing account the same business day BankMobile receives funds from your school. Typically, it takes 1-2 business days for the receiving bank to credit the money to your account.

Deposit To A BankMobile Vibe Checking Account (Same business day)

If you open a BankMobile Vibe checking account (upon identity verification), money is deposited the same business day BankMobile receives funds from your school.

Paper Check Delivered By USPS (5-7 business days)

A check is mailed the same business day BankMobile receives funds from your school, provided receipt is within daily cutoff times. Typically, it takes 5–7 business days for the check to arrive, depending on USPS First-Class® delivery timeframes.

Manage my BankMobile Profile

Login only available after you have selected a refund preference. 

Contact BankMobile Customer Care

To contact BankMobile Customer Care, visit or you can call the number on the back of your card.

To view our contract, click here: BankMobile Contract with Kern Community College District