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How long are uncashed university-issued checks good before they are stale dated?

Checks that are more than six months old are called “stale checks”. A financial institution may choose to honor such a check and different states have different requirements, but federal law does not require to do so. (Source: CFPB)

To assist with stale dated checks, the Controller’s Office has two options.

  1. Reissue the check
  2. Revalidating the check.

In either case, contact the University Controller’s Office,

Related article:

How do I recertify a stale dated check?

Updated on July 11, 2022

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