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Chase College CheckingSM details:

For college students 17 to 24 years old at account opening with proof of student status

  • $6 monthly service fee OR $0 for up to 5 years while in college OR $0 when you have any one of the following each monthly statement period:
    • A direct deposit made to this account
    • OR an average ending day balance of $5,000 or more in this account
  • $25 minimum deposit to open

Account subject to approval.

See College Checking Clear & Simple Product Guide (PDF) for more details.

If you're between 17-24 years and have a Social Security number you can open your College Checking account online or visit a Chase branch to open an account. 

Explore the features of Chase College CheckingSM

No monthly service fees

College Checking comes with no monthly service fee as long as you’re between 17-24 years and a student for up to 5 years

 

Thousands of ATMs & branches

Access to 16,000 ATMs and 5,000 branches so you’re sure to find one near you

Send money to your friends

Send and receive money in moments with practically anyone using Chase QuickPay with Zelle®

Banking at your fingertips

Download the Chase Mobile® app to check your balance on your mobile device, and sign up for customized text alerts to see when your balance reaches certain limits

Backed by the security of Chase

Zero Liability Protection: You won't pay for unauthorized card transactions if you notify us promptly (see your account agreement for limitations and details).

Chase High School Checking details:

For students 13 to 17 years old at account opening with their parent/guardian as a co-owner and the account must be linked to the parent/guardian’s personal checking account. Linked accounts exclude Chase High School Checking and Chase College Checking

  • $6 monthly service fee OR $0 when you have any one of the following each monthly statement period:
    • A linked qualifying personal parent/guardian checking account
    • OR a direct deposit made to this account
    • OR, an average ending day balance of $5,000 or more in this account
  • $25 minimum deposit to open.

Keep in mind: When the student turns 19, the Chase High School Checking account will become a Chase Total Checking® account.

Account subject to approval. Please visit a Chase branch for more information. 

See High School Checking Clear & Simple Product Guide (PDF) for more details. 

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Answers to the most common questions

What do students need to open an account online

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To open your account online you’ll need your Social Security Number, a driver’s license or state-issued ID, contact info and funds for your opening deposit. You'll need to provide your college/university name and expected graduation date. If you are 17 to 24 years old and have a Social Security number you can open your account online now, or visit any Chase branch to open an account.

What do students need to open an account in branch

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To open your account in branch you’ll need your Social Security Number or Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), a driver’s license or state-issued ID, contact info, and funds for your opening deposit. You’ll also need proof of college / university student status and expected graduation date, for example, a transcript or acceptance letter.

 

Here are all the documents that could be used for proof of student status:

  • Letter of certification or proof of enrollment from Office of Registrar
  • Letter of acceptance
  • Transcript
  • Tuition statement or receipt
  • Valid, unexpired student ID

Other terms may apply.

What do non-US students need to open an account

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Non-US Students can open in any Chase branch with a Passport with photo and the Student INS I-20 or ICE I-20 form OR Passport with photo and the DS-2019 form. You’ll also need a residential address (U.S. or foreign), proof of college / university student status, expected graduation date, and funds for your opening deposit. Other terms may apply. 

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