Starting on a stable financial path can be a little easier with a Bank of America Core Checking® account. It's a great way to learn financial independence with account features like Online and Mobile Banking.
No monthly fees
We waive the monthly maintenance fee for students under age 241 who are enrolled in a high school, college, university or vocational program. For information on any other fees, please refer to the Personal Schedule of Fees.
Not a student? See more ways you can avoid the monthly maintenance fee.
24/7 account access at home or on the go
Quick and easy transfers5
Parents can add money to the account as needed through the Mobile Banking app or Online Banking.
Send and request moneyNEW
The Mobile Banking app, now with ZelleSM, allows students to quickly send and request money from almost anyone using their email address and mobile number – no matter where they bank.6
Security and peace of mind
Students are protected by our $0 Liability Guarantee7 and new chip technology on debit cards, which provides additional security when used at chip-enabled terminals or ATMs.
Easy solutions for a misplaced8 debit card
Debit cards can be temporarily locked through the Mobile Banking app or Online Banking to help prevent unauthorized transactions. And unlocking it is just as simple.
Convenient ATM Locations
Bank of America offers students access to thousands of ATMs, making it easy for them to withdraw money as needed.
Free online tools and simple practical information from Better Money Habits® to help build financial know-how.
Schedule an appointment to meet one-on-one with a specialist at your local Bank of America® financial center.
Find an ATM
Before you leave home, find an ATM nearest you to access cash, make deposits and more.