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Do you offer checking accounts for students?

Bank of America Advantage SafeBalance Banking® is well-suited to a student's on-the-go lifestyle with Online and Mobile Banking. There is no monthly maintenance fee for Students under 25 who notify us that they are enrolled in a school or an educational or vocational program. Please refer to your Personal Schedule of Fees for details and other ways to avoid the monthly maintenance fee. Learn more about student banking

Can I open an account for my child who is going to college?

It’s easy to open a checking account for your child who is going to college. Simply schedule an appointment, visit a financial center or call to speak to a customer service representative. You can reach a Bank of America representative at 800.432.1000 (Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-11 p.m. or Sat-Sun 8 a.m.–8 p.m., all times ET). Outside the U.S. call 1.315.724.4022 (international collect; cell phone roaming charges may apply).

If your child has not yet left for college, please use your home address as the mailing address for the account. If your child has already left for college, consider applying for a joint account with a parent as the primary account holder. Then use your home address as the mailing address for the account; we’ll be able to verify your address faster and will send all account-opening materials to your home address.

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