Financial Freedom and Cash Back

Overview

Open a checking account and earn a cash bonus

As a student, you lead a busy life, juggling a demanding schedule while trying to manage your money on your own for the first time. We understand and we’re here to ease your journey to financial independence with a student banking account.

Simply open a BBVA Compass consumer checking account between June 1, 2018, and August 31, 2018, and make 10 qualifying debit card transactions of at least $10 each within 60 days of account opening, and you could earn a $50 cash bonus.1

To take advantage of  this limited-time offer, you must:

  • Be currently enrolled in an educational institution, including but not limited to a university, community college, trade school, online university, on a full or part time basis.
  • Make sure to select “student” as your occupation, at the time of account opening (even if you also have a job).
  • If you open your account online, you must open your account through this page. To start your application, see Get Started.

Free Checking

BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking is perfect for students. Open an account with a $25 minimum deposit and enjoy features such as:

  • No monthly Service Charge
  • No ATM fees at BBVA Compass ATMs
  • Free Online banking and Mobile banking plus Mobile Deposit® and Bill Pay
  • Free Online and Paper Statements and account alerts
  • One complimentary standard Visa® Debit Card per account holder, eligible for Apple Pay®, Google Pay™ and Samsung Pay® so you can pay retailers from your smartphone 
  • Free BBVA Wallet app* where you can  activate your new card, change your PIN, and temporarily or permanently block use of your card

ClearConnect Checking

ClearConnect Checking is designed for customers on the go. Open an account with a $25 deposit and enjoy features such as:

  • No monthly Service Charge
  • No ATM withdrawal fees at 55,000 Allpoint® and BBVA Compass ATMs worldwide
  • Free Online Statements and account alerts
  • Complimentary Online Banking and Mobile Banking, plus Mobile Deposit® and Bill Pay
  • One complimentary standard Visa® Debit Card per account holder, eligible for Apple Pay®, Google Pay™ and Samsung Pay® so you can pay retailers from your smartphone 
  • Free BBVA Wallet app* where you can  activate your new card, change your PIN, and temporarily or permanently block use of your card

 

 

BBVA Compass ClearChoice Interest Checking

Want an interest-bearing checking account with next-level perks? With BBVA Compass ClearChoice Interest Checking, you earn interest on your checking balance and enjoy features such as complimentary Premium Checks and No BBVA Compass withdrawal charge when you use other banks' ATMs. A $25 monthly Service Charge can be avoided by meeting certain requirements such as maintaining an Average Daily Collected Balance of at least $5,000 in your account.

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Details you need to make a smart decision

BBVA Compass Checking Accounts: All checking accounts and Debit Cards are subject to approval, which may include credit approval. $25 minimum opening deposit required. Please refer to the Terms & Conditions for additional details. Additional terms and miscellaneous fees may apply. Products, features, and benefits offered with accounts are subject to change at any time. Accounts must be coded with Student Code 123. Eligible customers age 18 (19 in Alabama) to 25. All online originated accounts must be applied through bbvacompass.com/special/student-banking to be eligible for this offer. You will automatically receive a paper account statement by mail for a fee of $3 per month. However, you can opt for free electronic account statements and eliminate the $3 paper statement fee when you  turn off paper statements through Online Banking.

Other Information: BBVA Compass may report the value of the bonus to the IRS as required by law. Any customer whose tax status would require BBVA Compass to impose tax withholding of any sort will be ineligible to receive the bonus(es). We reserve the right to deduct the bonus amount if the account is closed within 12 months of opening. Offer subject to change at any time without notice.

Eligible BBVA Compass consumer checking accounts include BBVA Compass ClearChoice Free Checking, BBVA Compass ClearChoice Interest Checking, ClearConnect, and BBVA Compass Easy Checking.  Workplace Solutions / Compass For Your Cause clients are eligible for this offer.

1$50 Checking Account Bonus: This $50 offer is valid for new BBVA Compass consumer checking customers or customers who have not had a BBVA Compass checking account in the last 90 days or closed due to negative balance to be eligible for the bonus. To receive the $50 bonus, you must meet the following requirements: (1) open a new BBVA Compass consumer checking account by 8/31/18, and (2) you must be a student currently enrolled in an educational institution, (3) make ten (10) customer initiated debit card monetary transactions (excludes account transfers, ACH credits, ATM withdrawals) of at least $10 each during the first sixty (60) day period. Eligible customer initiated monetary transactions include but are not limited to pin and signature based debit card transactions. The $50 cash bonus will be deposited into your new BBVA Compass Consumer Checking account within 60 days of meeting the above described requirements. Account must be open and in good standing with a balance greater than or equal to $0.00 at the time of payment in order to receive the new account bonus. All accounts subject to approval, which may include credit approval. There is a maximum of one (1) Cash Bonus per customer. Maximum bonus amount equals $50.  

*Alerts: Alerts for card transactions and reward redemption are subject to service availability to your mobile device and cannot be guaranteed by BBVA Compass. Alerts are subject to merchant billing practices and may not be received until your card is charged for the purchase price. 

*Text Message Alerts: Message and data rates may apply. Please check with your wireless carrier about such fees.

Mobile Deposit® is subject to eligibility and further review. Deposits are subject to verification and not available for immediate withdrawal. Deposit limits and other restrictions apply. See Terms of Use for details, including information on funds availability. Mobile Deposit® is a registered trademark of Mitek Systems, Inc.

Apple Pay® is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Google Pay is a trademark of Google, Inc. Use of this trademark is subject to Google Permissions. Samsung, the Samsung logo, Samsung Galaxy Tab, and Samsung Pay® are trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, registered in the U.S. and other countries.