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Bank Account and Reloadable Card Options

Don't have a bank account? Here are some financial institutions you may want to consider where you can open a low- or no-fee checking account or purchase a reloadable/prepaid card to receive your refunds and disbursements by direct deposit. (See the eRefunds page for more information.)

Note: These listings are just a sample of options available. Links to the following sites are provided for your convenience and information and do not constitute official endorsement by the colleges of DCCCD. Fees are set by the financial institutions and not DCCCD, and may change at any time. 

Financial InstitutionFees
Bank of America​$12 monthly fee
​BB&T​no fee
​Capital One​no fee
Chase Bank​$6 monthly fee
Citibank​no fee
Credit Union of Texas​no fee
Frost Bank​$5 monthly fee
Greater Texas Federal Credit Union​no fee
Navy Federal Credit Union​no fee
PNC Bank​$7 monthly fee
Schwab Bank​no fee
U.S. Bank​no fee ($2/month for paper statements)
Washington Federal ​no fee
Wells Fargo ​$5 monthly fee


Institutions Offering Banking Services to Undocumented Students

Financial InstitutionFees
Bank of America​$12 monthly fee
​Capital One​no fee


Reloadable/Prepaid Cards

Note: In addition to the options below, you can buy a reloadable card at your local drug or grocery store or at any DCCCD college bookstore.

Financial Institution​​Card Type
ACE Cash Express​prepaid cards
American Express Serve​​prepaid cards
BBVA Compass​​prepaid cards
MoneyGram​​prepaid cards
​netSpend​reloadable cards
PayPal​​prepaid cards
VISA​reloadable cards
Western Union​​prepaid cards