Bakersfield College

Bakersfield College Financial Aid Office

BankMobile Disbursements

Kern Community College District has partnered with BankMobile to deliver your financial aid refund. For more information about BankMobile, visit this link:  BankMobile is committed to delivering 100% of your refund at no cost, 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. 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 Personal Code (or select "Need a Code?" for instant access)
  3. Select how you’d like to receive your money

BankMobile will send a bright green envelope which contains the personal code needed to set up your refund preference, sample image shown

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 Account

Login only available after you have selected a refund preference. 

Contact BankMobile Customer Care

Call 1-877-327-9515 or for faster service visit BankMobile's Facebook page and send a private message. 

To view our institution’s contract with BankMobile, a Division of Customers Bank, go to: BankMobile Contract with Kern Community College District

Kern Community College District