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 College 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 College 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.

A Wells Fargo College Checking account offers you:

  • Monthly service fee waived when linked to your EPCC Best Start Card
  • Sending money to virtually anyone from your smartphone with Wells Fargo SurePaySM service 
  • Quick and secure check deposits with our mobile apps
  • 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 College 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) or TTY/TTD 1-800-877-4833 for callers with hearing impairments. 

Link your new card

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

Be smart with your money

Find valuable tools and tips for managing your checking account and finances to help you spend and save wisely.

Learn More

Keep track of your finances online

Learn financial basics with the Hands on Banking® program 

With this free, fun, educational website you'll learn the benefits of budgeting, how to manage expenses, and the importance of using credit wisely.

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