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Student Checking

School can be stressful—fortunately banking doesn’t have to be

Open an account online to get BB&T Student Checking - important

Best if you

  • Are a student age 23 or younger1
  • Want a basic checking account designed just for students


  • No minimum opening deposit
  • No monthly maintenance fee
  • No-fee online statement. Paper statement fees may apply. The fee is waived if you enroll in online banking and choose to receive online-only statements.

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Student Checking includes a number of extras plus convenient access options.

Enjoy these additional benefits

  • Option to personalize your debit card
  • Securely deposit checks from your smartphone or tablet with mobile check deposit4
  • Free access to over 3,100 BB&T ATMs
  • Unlimited automated account information through BB&T Phone24 at 800-BANK-BBT (800-226-5228)
  • U by BB&T money management tools, including a customizable dashboard, cash back with BB&T Deals and personal payments

Keep tabs on your account

  • Use U by BB&T®, our customizable online and mobile banking experience, to monitor your BB&T and non-BB&T accounts, pay bills, set and track spending, manage your receipts and more
  • Receive important account alerts by email or text
  • Choose online statements for convenient access to your account statements from your computer or mobile device

Ready to get started?

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See how U by BB&T can make managing your money easy and convenient.

Determine your savings goals to attend the college of your choice.

It's no secret that college is expensive. But if you have a handle on the costs of attending college, you'll be better able to set your savings goals.

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Learn more about your account At A Glance.

Learn about fees and ways you can avoid them.

1Clients under 18 years of age must have an adult co-signer.

4Account eligibility requirements apply. Mobile check deposit is available for iPhone, iPod with camera, iPad version 2 and higher, iPad mini and Android. A camera is required.

Fees from your mobile or data carrier may apply. A monthly service fee applies if you choose to access your online banking financial data through QuickBooks® or Quicken® Direct Connect.

Subject to credit approval.

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