Opening an Essential Checking for Students account can make banking affordable and easy. Stop by a branch and we’ll show you how to get started on your path toward financial confidence.
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For more information about our student checking account, please see the Account Overview Guide, Fee Schedule, and Disclosures.
1 Student Waiver: The Essential Checking Student Waiver provides a checking account with no monthly maintenance fee for up to five years. Any individual is qualified as a student if they are currently attending High School, College/University or Technical/Trade Schools. Proof of active enrollment in a qualifying educational institution is required. The Student Waiver is applied automatically at account opening and based on Account Opening Date. The Student Waiver cannot be applied/added-on to a checking account once it is opened.
* Offer valid for new Custom Choice Loans for which applications are submitted for a credit decision between 12:00:00am EST on June 1, 2019 and 11:59:59pm EST on August 31, 2019. A 0.50% interest rate reduction will be included in the loan options presented to an applicant during the online application process, upon passing the initial credit review. The interest rate reduction will be applied as of the first disbursement date and will be effective for the life of the loan.
2 Mobile Banking: SunTrust does not charge a fee for the use of SunTrust Mobile Banking. If you do not already have a data plan with your wireless service provider, normal data rates will apply for each device used.
3 Mobile Deposit: SunTrust Mobile Deposit is available with iOS and Android Mobile Apps — only for use in the United States and its territories.
4 Must have a bank account in the U.S. to use Zelle®. Transactions between enrolled Zelle users typically occur in minutes. If your recipient is not yet enrolled with Zelle, it may take between 1 and 3 business days after they enroll. Transaction limitations apply.
At this time, SunTrust does not offer the option for clients to receive funds sent from an account with a financial institution that has not partnered with Zelle®.
5 As a cardholder, you will not be held responsible for unauthorized transactions if you have used reasonable care in protecting your card from loss or theft; and you promptly reported loss or theft to SunTrust. Does not apply to certain prepaid cards, or corporate cards. Certain conditions and restrictions apply. Please see www.mastercard.us/zero-liability.html for details.
6 Available on SunTrust Mastercard World Debit Cards. Certain terms, conditions and exclusions apply. See your Mastercard Guide to Benefits for complete details.
7 Online Banking: SunTrust 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.
8 ATMs: No fees for SunTrust ATM use. Fees apply for ATM-printed statements or mini-statements.
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