Webster Student Checking

We know that money can be tight when you're a student — so we’ll make your account free, along with many other benefits¹. Student checking is often the start of a long-term relationship.

Show your smarts

  • Open for only $50
  • Easy to open with a valid student ID
  • Available for high school (15+ years old) & college students
  • Enjoy for 5 years after opening
  • Mobile banking, including mobile check deposit
  • Paperless statements

 

Free

  • No monthly fee or minimum balance requirement
  • Four ATM waivers per statement cycle when using non-Webster ATMs
  • One rebated non-Webster ATM transaction (fee charged by other banks) per statement cycle
  • One overdraft fee refund per academic year
  • Copies of check images with no per-check charge

All Webster personal checking account customers receive:

A Visa® Debit Card, access to over 300 Webster ATMs and an extensive network of branches; use of our free mobile app; and free online banking, including bill pay, paperless statements and account alerts

Call today to speak to a banker

Call 203-271-8738

Compare with other checking accounts

Premier Checking¹

No-charge ATM usage for checking withdrawals at any bank

  • Rebates of other banks' ATM fees, including international
  • Preferred rates on Premier Savings accounts and CDs
  • Free checks, stop payments and incoming wire transfers
  • Discounts on mortgages, home equity loans and lines of credit, and personal loans2

Value Checking³

Affordable and packed with services

  • Free with $500 in cumulative direct deposits/month or $1,000 average monthly balance
  • Discounts on personal loans and home equity loans and lines of credit2
  • Discount on mortgages2

WebsterOne® Relationship Checking⁴

No Webster fees for using other banks' ATMs

  • Preferred rates on savings and CDs
  • Discounts on personal loans and home equity loans and lines of credit2
  • Discount on mortgages2

Start your Savings account

No matter how much money you make now, putting aside even a dollar or two adds up to a tidy sum of money before you know it. We encourage you to open a Value Savings account and make automatic contributions… just set it and forget it, even if it’s only a little bit. Why not get going today?

Disclosures

All Webster personal checking account customers receive: a Visa® Debit Card, access to over 300 Webster ATMs and an extensive network of branches; use of our free mobile app; and free online banking, including bill pay, Paperless Statements and account alerts.

1Webster Student Checking: Minimum opening deposit of $50 is required. No monthly service charge. Student Checking is free for 5 years after opening or switching to this account. After 5 years, it will convert to Webster Value Checking. A valid student ID is required; if it is not provided within 60 days of account opening account will convert to Webster Value Checking. You must be at least 18 years old to open an individual checking account at Webster. A student at least 15 years old may open a joint Student Checking account with another individual who is at least 18 years old. Each joint owner has full control over the account and is responsible for the activity of the other owner, including the activity of a minor who is a joint owner. See your Deposit Account Disclosures for more details on Joint Ownership Accounts.

Student Checking ATM Benefits: Per statement cycle, Webster will not charge for up to 4 ATM fees associated with using non-Webster ATMs. If you are charged a fee by another bank for using its ATM, we will rebate 1 fee per statement cycle. Product features are subject to change at any time. Insufficient Available Funds Fees: 1 fee will be rebated per academic year (September to August). Webster Student Checking customers receive a Visa® Debit Card, access to over 300 Webster ATMs and an extensive network of branches; online banking, including bill pay and Paperless Statements and Balance alerts.

Statement Fee: Delivery of statements electronically is free; accounts not enrolled in Statement eDelivery will receive a $2 monthly paper statement fee. This fee is waived for account holders 65+ or 18 and younger.

Mobile App: Our mobile app supports Android 2.2+ and iPhone/iPad iOS 4.3.5+. Visa, Apple and Android are trademarks of Visa Inc., Apple Inc. and Google Inc., respectively.

Mobile Banking: You must be enrolled in Webster Online Services to use Webster Mobile Banking. Your mobile services provider may assess message and/or data charges, depending on your plan. The free balance alert notifications are in real time; please use your mobile phone’s settings to set quiet hours for alerts, if desired.

Mobile Deposit Limits: We may establish limits that apply to the amount of any individual check, the dollar amount and number of checks that may be deposited in a day and the dollar amount of checks that may be deposited in a multi-day period. To learn more, see the Webster Mobile Deposit Terms and Conditions. Subject to eligibility requirements. Not available with Opportunity Checking.

2Webster Premier Checking: Minimum opening deposit of $500 is required. You can avoid a $21.95 monthly maintenance fee by keeping $20,000 in combined monthly average checking, money market, and savings balances or $50,000 by adding CDs, home equity, and installment loan balances (excludes mortgages, refinanced student loans and savings secured loans) by the end of your statement period; and monthly average investment balances (excluding the last day of the month). Premier Checking is a tiered rate product. The tiers are $0 to $2,499.99, $2,500 to $9,999.99, $10,000 to $24,999.99, $25,000 to $49,999.99, and $50,000 and over. The APY (Annual Percentage Yield) for Premier Checking as of 05/15/2020 is 0.01% for balances of $0.01 to $49,999.99 and 0.01% for balances $50,000.00 and over.

Premier Checking ATM Benefits: Webster will not charge any fees for checking withdrawals at non-Webster ATMs. If you are charged a fee by another bank for checking withdrawals at its ATM, we will rebate the fee.

3Webster Value Checking: Minimum opening deposit of $50 is required. You can avoid the $11.95 monthly service fee when you meet ONE of the following during your monthly statement cycle: a) maintain a monthly average balance of at least $1,000, OR b) are age 65 or older and have at least one direct deposit OR c)make at least $500 in cumulative direct deposits.

4WebsterOne® Relationship Checking: Minimum opening deposit of $50 is required. You can avoid a $16.95 (or $14.95 with direct deposit) monthly maintenance fee by keeping $4,000 in combined average checking, money market and savings balances during your monthly statement period or $20,000 adding CD, home equity and installment loan balances (excludes mortgages, refinanced student loans and savings secured loans) by the end of your statement period.

5Loan Discounts – Automatic Loan Payment Offer

Customers with any personal Webster checking account are eligible to receive an automatic payment rate discount on Home Equity Loans and Lines, Mortgages and Personal Loans. To receive the rate discount, an automatic payment deduction (ACH) is required from your Webster Bank personal checking account. This discount does not apply to Government Assisted Mortgages. Mortgages over $1,000,000 are not eligible for the discount.

All loans and lines are subject to the credit approval process. Product features, APY and/or offers are subject to change without notice and may be withdrawn at any time. Rates and fees may vary by state and region. Other restrictions may apply. Cannot be combined with any other offers from Webster or its affiliates. See a banker for details. Tax reporting may apply. Other miscellaneous fees may apply and reduce earnings. FDIC insured up to insurable limits.