El Paso Community College Best Start Card

Make the most of your EPCC Best Start Card

It's an optional combined student ID and ATM card

Link your EPCC Best Start Card to a Wells Fargo Everyday Checking account

El Paso Community College and Wells Fargo have teamed up to offer you optional 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 no-fee access to Wells Fargo ATMs nationwide. Make purchases using your Personal Identification Number (PIN) with your linked EPCC Best Start Card. Take advantage of this optional benefit today.

Enjoy added savings and more when your Everyday Checking account is linked to your EPCC Best Start Card:

  • Waived monthly service fee.
  • No Wells Fargo fees for up to four cash withdrawals per monthly fee period from non-Wells Fargo ATMs in the U.S.,
  • All Overdraft Protection Transfer fees from a linked savings account waived for accounts enrolled in Overdraft Protection services.,
  • Receive a courtesy refund on one overdraft/non-sufficient funds fee incurred each calendar month.
  • Receive a courtesy refund on one incoming domestic or international wire fee each calendar month.

Access to additional services such as:

  • The Wells Fargo Mobile® app to check account activity, deposit checks, transfer funds, pay bills, send money with your smartphone, and set up push notifications, text, or email alerts.
  • Helpful online financial educational resources and money management tools.

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 your card, you can open a Wells Fargo Everyday Checking account by bringing it to any Wells Fargo branch. The closest branches to your campus are:
    • 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.

Additional protection feature

Your linked EPCC Best Start Card also comes with Zero Liability protection at no extra cost, which means you will be reimbursed for any promptly reported unauthorized card transactions.

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.

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