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Student Checking

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Everyday Checking for Students

Monthly fee waived for 17-24 year old primary owners

Easy, Convenient, Digital. Everyday Checking is ideal for students-on-campus, off-campus, or on-the-go.

Get access to more than 13,000 ATMs. Bank anytime with the Wells Fargo Mobile® app – check your balance, set up alerts, securely turn your debit card on or off, and send and receive money in minutes.

Best of all, we waive the monthly service fee for 17-24 year old primary owners.

For more on fees and requirements, please see Get Started section below.

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Wells Fargo Mobile®

Pay bills, send money, and check your balance on smartphone or tablet using the Wells Fargo Mobile® app.

Send and receive money

Send money to friends and family — without sharing account numbers.

Account alerts

Alerts give you status updates at a glance, helping you protect your accounts and monitor your spending.

Zero Liability protection

Unauthorized debit card purchases or ATM transactions will be reimbursed if you report them promptly

24/7 fraud monitoring

We’ll work to contact you if we find unusual account activity, based on your normal transaction patterns.

Chip technology

The chip on your debit or credit card generates a unique security code for added security against fraud.

Get Started

Minimum opening deposit:

$25 initial deposit

Monthly service fee:

$10 - waived for 17-24 year old primary owners.

25 and above? It’s easy to avoid the $10 monthly service fee with any one of these options each fee period:

  • 10 or more posted debit card transactions (any combination of posted debit card purchases or posted debit card payments of bills) from this checking account – effective with the fee period beginning after October 8, 2020, this will no longer be an option to avoid the monthly service fee
  • Qualifying direct deposits totaling $500 or more
  • $1,500 minimum daily balance – effective with the fee period beginning after October 8, 2020, this option will be lowered to a $500 minimum daily balance
  • A linked Wells Fargo Campus ATM or Campus Debit Card

See the common fees for this account (PDF).

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Additional services to meet your needs

We offer alerts, as well as tools and services that can help manage your account balance, avoid overdrafts and prevent returned or declined transactions. Learn more about overdraft services.

We recommend adding a Wells Fargo Way2Save® Savings account. You can build your savings and choose to link it to your checking account for optional Overdraft Protection.


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