Students: Get a $200 bonus*

Plus, Everyday Checking Monthly Service Fee waived for primary account owners 17-24 years old1

Open a new Everyday Checking account from this page and follow the offer steps outlined to qualify for a $200 bonus.

Your offer code will be automatically applied when you complete your online application.

If you are 17, you need to open the account in branch.

Enter your information to get the bonus offer code that will also be sent to you via email to redeem at a participating Wells Fargo branch.

You agree that Wells Fargo may contact you at the email address provided to deliver your code for this offer.

Easy, Convenient, Digital. Everyday Checking is ideal for students-on-campus, off-campus, or on-the-go. Open your new account, complete qualifying debit card transactions and earn a $200 bonus.*

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    Open a new account

    Open a new Everyday Checking account for college students from this page or bring an bonus offer code to a participating Wells Fargo branch and open an eligible consumer checking account.

    With Everyday Checking, the monthly service fee is waived when the primary account owner is 17-24 years old.1

  2. 2

    Deposit $25+

    Fund your new checking account with a minimum deposit of at least $25.

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    Use your debit card linked to your new account for qualifying transactions

    Within 105 days of account-opening, complete the required number of posted debit card purchases or posted debit card payments of bills (of at least $1 each) from your new checking account in each of the three time periods described below:

    Debit card purchases are purchases made with your debit card or debit card number – using PIN, signature, online, phone or mobile wallet. Debit card payments of bills include one-time or recurring payments made with your debit card or debit card number, such as a monthly gym membership. Not included: transactions at an ATM, Wells Fargo Bill Pay, and Automated Clearing House (ACH) transactions (using your checking account number and routing number) are not qualifying debit card transactions.

    Your $200 bonus will be deposited in your new checking account within 45 days after meeting all offer requirements. Your checking account must still be open at the time the bonus is paid.

You can enjoy these features with any of our checking accounts:

  • Secure online access to your accounts. Use the Wells Fargo Mobile® app and simplify the way you bank.2

  • Account alerts. Set up personalized alerts to help you track account and card activity, such as low account balance, card purchases over an amount set by you, and more.3

  • Debit card on or off. Misplaced your debit card? Turn it off, then turn it on when you find it.4

*QUALIFICATIONS TO RECEIVE THE $200 WELCOME BONUS:

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Only certain consumer checking accounts, including non-interest earning checking accounts, are eligible for this offer. Teen Checking , Greenhouse accounts, and the prepaid Wells Fargo EasyPay ® Card are not eligible for this offer.
  • This offer is intended for new checking customers only. You must have a valid bonus offer code. You are not eligible for this offer if:
  • You are a current owner of a Wells Fargo consumer checking account
  • You are a Wells Fargo team member
  • You have received a bonus for opening a Wells Fargo consumer checking account within the past 12 months

BONUS REQUIREMENTS

To receive a $200 bonus, open a new, eligible consumer checking account with a minimum opening deposit of $25 by December 31, 2019. All account applications are subject to approval.

  • Within 105 days of account opening, based on the time periods outlined below, complete the following number of posted debit card purchases or posted debit card payments of bills (of at least $1 each) from this checking account:
  • Any combination of 10 posted debit card purchases or posted debit card payments of bills within the first 45 days after opening your account;
  • 10 additional posted debit card purchases or posted debit card payments of bills (in any combination) within the following 30-day period; AND
  • 10 additional posted debit card purchases or posted debit card payments of bills (in any combination) within the final 30-day period.

Debit card purchases and debit card payments must post during the periods outlined in order to be counted toward the required number for that period. Transactions received after the applicable cutoff time or on a non-business day (Saturday, Sunday, and federal holidays) are posted on the next business day. See below for additional details on eligible debit card transactions.

Included:

  • Debit card purchases made using PIN, signature, online, phone, or mobile wallet.
  • Debit card payments including one-time or recurring. Examples: utility bill/gym membership.

Not Included:

  • Any transaction at an ATM (Wells Fargo or non-Wells Fargo).
  • Automated Clearing House (ACH) transactions. ACH transactions are set up using your checking account number and routing number — NOT a debit card number.

BONUS PAYMENT

  • We will deposit the bonus into your new checking account within 45 days after meeting all offer requirements.
  • The new checking account must remain open in order to receive any earned bonus payments.
  • You are responsible for any federal, state, or local taxes due on the bonus and we will report as income to the tax authorities if required by applicable law. Consult your tax advisor.

ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Offer expires on December 31, 2019.
  • Offer subject to change and may be discontinued at any time without notice.
  • Offer cannot be:
  • Paid without a valid U.S. Taxpayer Identification Number (W-9)
  • Combined with any other consumer deposit offer (limit one bonus per customer/account)
  • Reproduced, purchased, sold, transferred, or traded

1. The Wells Fargo Everyday Checking account monthly service fee is $10. Minimum opening deposit is $25.

The monthly service fee can be avoided with any one of the following each fee period:

  • Maintain a $1,500 minimum daily balance
  • $500 or more in total qualifying direct deposits
  • A qualifying direct deposit is a direct deposit of your salary, pension, Social Security, or other regular monthly income electronically deposited through the Automated Clearing House (ACH) network to this checking account by your employer or an outside agency.
  • Non-qualifying direct deposits include transfers from one account to another, mobile deposits, deposits made at a branch or ATM, or through mobile deposit.
  • 10 or more posted debit card transactions (any combination of posted debit card purchases or posted debit card payments of bills) from this checking account each fee period.
  • - Included:
  • Debit card purchases include PIN, signature, online, phone, and mobile wallet.
  • Debit card payments including one-time or recurring. Examples: utility bill/gym membership.
  • - Not Included:
  • Any transaction at an ATM (Wells Fargo or non-Wells Fargo).
  • Automated Clearing House (ACH) transactions. ACH transactions are set up using your checking account number and routing number — NOT a debit card number.
  • A linked Wells Fargo Campus ATM or Campus Debit Card.
  • The primary account owner is 17-24 years old. (On the primary account owner's 25th birthday, the account will automatically be subject to the then current monthly service fee unless you meet one of the other options to avoid the monthly service fee.)
  • 2. Online Access: Availability may be affected by your mobile carrier’s coverage area. Your mobile carrier’s message and then current data rates may apply.
  • 3. Account Alerts: Sign-up may be required. Availability may be affected by your mobile carrier’s coverage area. Your mobile carrier’s message and then current data rates may apply.
  • 4. Debit Card On or Off: Turning off your debit card is not a replacement for reporting your card lost or stolen. Contact us immediately if you believe that unauthorized transactions have been made. Turning your card off will not stop card transactions presented as recurring transactions; transactions using other cards linked to your deposit account; or the posting of refunds, reversals, or credit adjustments to your account. Any digital card numbers linked to the debit card will also be off. Availability may be affected by your mobile carrier’s coverage area. Your mobile carrier’s message and data rates may apply.