Seattle University is in the middle of rolling out new campus cards thanks to a new contract with U.S. Bank. To make it easier for students to get the new cards, the university is allowing them to pick up the cards at several locations around campus. The current cards will cease to function by Jan. 31.
The school announced last year that it had signed the U.S. Bank agreement to provide banking services free of charge to its students.
The deal adds debit card functionality to the new cards, and the university has also agreed to enable bank representatives to come on campus to perform informational financial seminars.
If students do choose to set up a checking account, they will also benefit from one waved overdraft fee, four free non-U.S. bank ATM transactions per month, and personalized e-mail and text messages.
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