El Paso Community College Best Start Card

Make the most of your EPCC Best Start Card

It's a combined student ID and debit card

Link your El Paso Community College Best Start Card to a Wells Fargo Everyday Checking account

El Paso Community College and Wells Fargo have teamed up to offer you added banking convenience with your linked EPCC Best Start Card. Use it as your official student ID, for campus privileges and for your day-to-day financial needs on and off campus when it’s linked to a Wells Fargo Everyday Checking account. Enjoy free access to cash at Wells Fargo ATMs nationwide and make purchases using your Personal Identification Number (PIN) with your linked EPCC Best Start Card.

With a Wells Fargo Everyday Checking account you will enjoy:

  • Monthly service fee waived when linked to your EPCC Best Start Card
  • Sending money to just about anyone with a U.S. bank account from your smartphone using the Wells Fargo SurePaySM service
  • Payment convenience with Apple PayTM to make purchases using your iPhone® 6 or iPhone® 6 Plus
  • Checking balances, transferring funds, and more with Wells Fargo Mobile® banking
  • Simple, secure access to your account with Wells Fargo Online® banking
  • Direct Deposit of your financial aid disbursements and/or paychecks

Linking your EPCC Best Start Card

  • Getting Your Card: Visit any Campus Life Office, have your picture taken, and receive your EPCC Best Start ID Card.
  • Once you have it, bring it to any nearby Wells Fargo banking location to open an account:
    • 6175 Gateway West Blvd
    • 4600 Transmountain Drive
    • 221 N. Kansas
    • 665 E. Redd Road
    • 500 N. Zaragosa Dr. Ste. Z
  • See a banker to link your card to your new or existing Wells Fargo Everyday Checking account.

Reporting your lost or stolen linked EPCC Best Start Card

Contact your school

Students requiring a replacement ID due to loss, theft, normal wear and tear, request of a new photo, name change etc., will incur a replacement charge.  Please see any Campus Life Office and instruction will be provided for replacement.

Contact Wells Fargo

If your card is linked to a Wells Fargo account, immediately contact Wells Fargo 24/7 at 1-800-TO-WELLS (1-800-869-3557). Wells Fargo accepts Telecommunications Relay Services calls. For TTY/TTD, call 1-800-877-4833.

Link your new card

Once you have your new card, speak to a Wells Fargo banker to have it linked to your checking account.

Mobile Banking

Bank virtually anytime, anywhere on your smartphone or tablet. Manage your account, make deposits, check balances, and send and receive money on the go.

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Account Alerts

Receive timely email or text message alerts about your account status and transactions, such as low balances (your mobile carrier’s message and data rates may apply).

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Budget Tools

Track your purchases and payments with your eligible Wells Fargo Debit Card with My Spending Report to develop healthy money habits to last a lifetime.

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