Student checking, college checking, Youth checking

Student Checking

Getting good grades, choosing a career, meeting new people—as a student in high school or college, you have a lot on your mind. But it’s also important to keep personal finances in sight. Student Checking from SunTrust has key features designed for those in school, including a lower daily collected balance and the option to link your Student Checking account to a parent’s SunTrust account to avoid the monthly maintenance fee.

Student Checking and all checking accounts come standard with:

For a complete list of benefits that come standard with all SunTrust checking accounts, view our Checking Account Features.

Student Checking is designed for those in high school or college. Features include:

  • Waived fees. You have three easy ways to avoid the monthly maintenance fee:
    • Direct deposit of at least $100 each month5 OR
    • Maintain a $300 daily collected balance OR
    • Link your Student Checking account to a parent’s personal checking account that maintains a $300 minimum daily balance
  • Linked accounts. Link your Student Checking account with another SunTrust checking account at no charge, keeping parents and students connected.
  • Exclusive checks. Your first 30-pack of SunTrust Exclusive checks is included, or you can apply a 50% discount toward the first order of any other personal check style.

To waive the $4 monthly maintenance fee:

  • Sign up for Direct Deposit5 with at least $100 in deposits each month OR

  • Maintain a $300 minimum daily collected balance OR

  • Link your Student Checking account to a parent’s SunTrust personal checking account that maintains a $300 minimum daily collected balance

For more information, see the related fee schedule

Disclaimers

1SunTrust does not charge a fee for the use of SunTrust Online Banking with Bill Pay. However, fees may apply for certain transactions like expedited payments and transfers to non-SunTrust accounts.

2SunTrust does not charge a fee for the use of SunTrust Mobile Banking or Tablet Banking. If you do not already have a data plan with your wireless service provider, normal data rates will apply.

3No fees for SunTrust ATM use. Fees do apply for ATM-printed statements or mini-statements.

4SunTrust Solid Theft Protection is serviced by Global Protection Solutions, LLC. A SunTrust Consumer checking account is a requirement of enrollment. Three levels of protection: Classic: Included; Gold:$11.99; Platinum: $14.99/month. The monthly fee is per member per month.

5A qualifying Direct Deposit is a Direct Deposit of your salary, pension, Social Security or other regular monthly income of $100 or more per deposit electronically deposited to your account during the statement cycle by your employer or an outside agency. Transfers from one account to another or deposits made at a banking location or ATM do not qualify as a Direct Deposit.

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