Free Student Checking
A Free Checking Account for Your On-the-go Lifestyle
You've got places to go, things to do — you don't want to miss out on any opportunities. With our Free Student Checking account you don't have to. We're making checking simple with Online and Mobile Banking, a free Visa Debit Card, and access to QuickSave to help you get the right start with savings.
The Convenience You Need
You do research for your homework online, so why wouldn't you bank online? With a Free Student Checking account from Bank of Albuquerque, you'll have access to free Online2 and Mobile Banking, so you can deposit checks, transfer funds and view your transaction history right from your smartphone.
The Flexibility You Want
Our checking account for students lets you use our free Visa® Debit Card online or in stores across the world. We also offer one free overdraft refund per year at your request, so if you accidentally overdraft, you are protected.
Reach Your Goals Faster with QuickSave
The best time to start saving is when you're young, so our Free Student Checking account comes with access to QuickSave, a tool designed to help you save money automatically. You'll be surprised by how quickly it adds up!
Enjoy These Perks with Your Account
Free Student Checking is ideal for young people under the age of 18, and is packed with convenient features and enhancements, designed to help you live your best financial life. How you shop, spend, budget, save or send money should be up to you. After all, it’s your money. We’re just here to make it at all a little easier for you.
Deposit checks, set account alerts, transfer funds, send and receive money between friends with Zelle®, access your account statements, and manage your debit and credit cards all from our mobile app. Schedule an appointment to speak with a banker, or use our 24-hour automated ExpressBank to manage your account.
Send and receive money between friends and family with Zelle®, make external transfers to your account at another bank, and transfer funds between your accounts with us. Use Apple Pay3 and Samsung Pay4 to easily and securely pay in-store, in-app, or online.
Easily find our banking centers and ATMs near you. You can use Bank of Albuquerque ATMs to deposit checks, transfer funds, check your balances and more. Plus get free access to more than 32,000 additional no-fee ATMs nationwide.
Get free overdraft protection transfers5 from your linked savings, money market account or personal line of credit. Visa's Zero Liability6 covers unauthorized charges on your debit card when promptly reported. Instantly block and unblock your debit card if lost or stolen, and set account alerts to stay in the know on your account activity.
More about Free Student Checking
- Free Visa debit card
- Free online and mobile banking
- Free access to more than 32,000 ATMs nationwide
- One complimentary overdraft fee refund per calendar year (upon request)
- Overdraft Protection5
- Free online statements
- ExpressBank 24-hour telephone automated account information
- There is no monthly fee for this account.
- If you choose to receive a monthly statement via postal mail, a statement fee of $1.50 will be assessed each month. To avoid this fee, you can turn off paper statements by logging in to Online or Mobile Banking, selecting “online only”, and accepting the Online Statements Terms and Conditions. Opting out of paper statements will terminate the mailing of your monthly statement.
$50 opening deposit is required.
1 When the student turns 20 years old, the bank will convert the account to Free Checking or other appropriate product offering. Account must be co-owned by a parent or guardian.
2 Online Bill Pay is not available with the Free Student Checking account.
3 Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Apple Pay is a trademark of Apple Inc.
4 Samsung, Samsung Pay, Galaxy S (and other device names) and Samsung Knox are trademarks or registered trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Other company and product names mentioned may be trademarks of their respective owners.
5 If you are enrolled in Overdraft Protection, we will automatically transfer any available funds at no charge to you from your linked Bank of Texas savings, money market account or personal line of credit into your checking account at the end of any business day on which your Available Balance is less than zero. Limited to one linked savings or money market account or personal line of credit as a source of funding. Accounts are not automatically linked. Please notify your banker which account should be linked. To the extent the funds in your designated funding account are insufficient to cover all overdrafts in your checking account, an Overdraft Fee or Returned Item Fee may be charged for each overdraft not covered by the transfer, under the terms of the Depository Agreement for Transaction Accounts. Transfers from your savings or money market account may be subject to an excessive withdrawal fee. See Summary of Fees and Definitions for pricing.
6 Visa's Zero Liability Policy does not apply to ATM transactions or to PIN Transactions not processed by Visa. U.S. issued cards only. See terms and conditions for Visa Debit Card.