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.

A monthly maintenance fee waiver

We will 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 monthly fees.

24/7 account access
at home or on the go

Online and Mobile Banking2 let students check balances, track expenses, set up email and text alerts,3 make deposits4 and pay bills right from a smartphone or tablet.

Send and request money

The Mobile Banking app, now with Zelle®, allows students to quickly send and request money from almost anyone using their mobile number and email address – no matter where they bank.5

Security and peace of mind

Students are protected by our $0 Liability Guarantee6 and new chip technology on debit cards, which provides additional security when used at chip-enabled terminals or ATMs.

Easy solutions for a misplaced7 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.