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Higher Education Operations

Manage your operations more efficiently and help your students manage their finances

With our deep industry experience and knowledge, we can help you with all facets of your operations. Some of our key capabilities include:

  • Credit Services. Direct pay letters of credit, standby bond purchase agreements, direct purchase loans and lines of credit.
  • Treasury Management. Accelerate your receivables, control your payables, make better use of cash, and control fraud.
  • Merchant Services. Streamline your credit card, debit card, and check payment operations.
  • International Services. Wire transfers and international payment services to support study abroad programs, visiting faculty, and more.
  • Employee Benefits Planning. Create a cost-effective benefits program with predictable short- and long-term costs.
  • Employee Banking. Offer your employees our deposit and credit products, plus financial education resources.
  • Investment Management. Get institutional investment management help for your endowment, foundation, retirement plan and balance sheet assets.
  • Retirement Services. Find comprehensive services for 403(b), 401(a), 457, and 401(k) plans.
  • Liquidity Management. Optimize use of your cash with short-term cash and fixed-income investment strategies, provided by Wells Fargo Securities.
  • Capital Markets Financing. Provide Capital Markets financing to support your growth or expansion needs.
  • Corporate Trust Services. Leverage our trustee and agency services for your taxable and tax-exempt bond issues.
  • Insurance Services. Get a wide range of property and casualty, liability, workers’ compensation, and other insurance services.
  • Refund Disbursement Services. Reduce operating expenses by effectively managing the distribution of refunds to students. Our secure website lets students manage how they receive their refunds, helping to ensure their refunds arrive promptly, safely, and accurately.

Our commitment to educational institutions

We understand that higher education institutions are looking for more than a bank—you need a partner who can help you meet the needs of your constituents and your institution. Our team of Education Banking experts will work closely with you to deliver a wide range of services to your faculty, staff, students, parents, and local community members.

We offer a range of services to help your students succeed financially. Services offered through your institution include:

  • Campus Card. An official campus identification card and a debit card all in one. When you offer the Wells Fargo Campus Card, your students can use our ATM/PIN debit Campus Card at Wells Fargo ATMs and to make purchases at participating merchants, including online or by phone. 

Services available directly to your students include: 

  • Student Banking. We offer checking, savings, access to Wells Fargo Online® Banking with Bill Pay, no access fees at Wells Fargo ATMs, plus Wells Fargo Mobile® banking and text banking.
  • Student Lending. Wells Fargo Education Financial Services delivers competitive private student loan options designed to meet the needs of nearly every student.
  • Financial Education. Our free Hands on Banking® program offers practical information about timelines, budgeting, and applying for financial aid.
  • Foreign Exchange. Wire transfers and foreign currency services for your international students and those studying abroad.

Our commitment to educational institutions 

We understand that higher education institutions are looking for more than a bank—you need a partner who can help you meet the needs of your constituents and your institution. Our team of Education Banking experts works closely with colleges and universities to help you operate efficiently and deliver a wide range of services to your faculty, staff, students, parents, and local community members.