WesBanco checking accounts for college students.

A+ Student Checking

Open a student bank account with unlimited transactions and convenient online banking.

A+ Student Checking makes the grade for providing a student bank account that’s simple and easy to maintain. Our checking account is available for college students, high schoolers and trade school students with a valid school ID or proof of enrollment.

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Open an A+ Student Checking account with as little as $1 and maintain a minimum daily balance of $500, OR enroll in eStatements to have the $4 monthly maintenance fee waived.1 Enjoy unlimited monthly transactions (including check writing), and access to 55,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide – ideal for college bank accounts. Minors as young as 14 years of age2 may open our student checking account and have a debit card issued3 in their name, as long as their parent or guardian is a joint account holder.

Manage your student bank account online

With free online and mobile banking4 for your student checking account you can:

  • Keep track of your balance
  • Make mobile deposits
  • Transfer funds
  • Pay bills
  • Make person-to-person payments
  • Locate an ATM & more!

Online and mobile banking for your student checking account make it easy to manage your finances, right from your dorm room. You may also use online banking to sign up for our eStatement option within 60 days of opening your student bank account to avoid the monthly maintenance fee. If you don’t choose the eStatement option, you’ll receive a paper statement without images and will be required to maintain a minimum daily balance to avoid the fee. You can opt in to eStatement delivery at any time to avoid having to maintain a minimum balance or pay a monthly fee. You must be an Online Banking customer to sign up for eStatements.

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Get peace of mind knowing your statements will be delivered safely and securely!

  • Paperless delivery of your statement directly to your WesBanco Online account
  • Email reminders when your statement is available to view
  • Download statements - print or save

BONUS: The first overdraft fee on our student checking account is waived

We know if might take time to settle in to managing your own funds. Lean into the college experience with the peace of knowing your first bank account overdraft fee will be waived. To avoid future fees, consider pairing your A+ Student Checking account with a Companion Savings account and enjoy a savings option with no minimum balance requirement or monthly maintenance fee when you combine your statements.

An initial deposit of $50 is required to open a Companion Savings account and the account ownership must be identical to your checking account. You can use this account to automatically transfer available funds to your checking account to cover overdrafts5 and reduce fees.

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1A minimum balance of $500 is required to avoid a monthly maintenance fee. If the balance falls below $500 at any time during the monthly statement period a $4 fee may be imposed.

2You must be at least 14 years of age to open an A+ Student Checking account. A parent or legal guardian is required as a signer on the account until the student is 18 years of age, or until enrolled as a college student. A separate authorization and indemnity agreement must be signed at the time the account is opened.

3A debit card may be issued to a minor from 14-17 years of age as long as a parent/legal guardian is a joint account holder. May have a debit card issued in the minor’s name if the minor is the primary account holder. An Authorization for Issuance of a Debit Card must be signed by parent/legal guardian at account opening. Terms apply until minor is enrolled as a college student.

4Depending on your cell phone rate plan, messaging and Internet browsing charges may be incurred. Please check with your service provider before accessing any Internet sites using your mobile device.

5A separate authorization is required for this service.

For all customer service needs, including a lost or stolen debit card, please click the CUSTOMER SERVICE tab above or contact us at
1 (800) 905-9043.

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