Student Banking Solutions

Bank from anywhere, on your way to everywhere. As a student, it is important to have on-the-go and easy access to your money. Ameris Bank offers the checking, savings, credit card and account access solutions you need to manage your money and build responsible financial habits for years to come.

Access Checking

  • $100 to open when opening online
  • Does not earn interest
  • Online Banking
  • Mobile Banking
  • Text Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Free E-Statements; paper statements available at a price of $2 per statement mailed1
    • Monthly account price is $6 – this will not be assessed when any one of the following occurs during the statement cycle:
      • ACH deposits of $500 or more credited to your account; OR
      • 15 or more Debit Card point-of sale transactions post to your account; OR
      • The checking account’s average daily balance (during the statement cycle) is $1,500 or greater
  • Senior Benefits: For those 62 and older, receive a 25% discount on monthly account price, if assessed, and wallet style checks at no charge (other checks styles are available for purchase).

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Tips for Students

Create a Budget

Creating and sticking to a budget can help you decrease stress caused by overspending and could help you avoid unnecessary debt.  Learn More.

Credit Card Management

With the right credit card management, you can learn to use your card responsibly, helping you avoid the stress of unnecessary debt.  Learn More.

Graduate with Less Debt

College is expensive, but you are investing in your future.  By making informed and knowledgeable decisions, you can enjoy getting an education while also taking proactive steps to minimize debt.  Learn More.

Planning for College: Solutions for Parents

Invest for College

One day you are coming home from the hospital with your bundle of joy, and the next they are off to college. Explore investment options, to start saving now for their post-high school education.

Scholarships and Grants

Learn more about scholarships and grants, and how this form of financial aid might pay a large portion or all of your student’s college experience.

Federal Student Aid

Learn how the state and federal government offer federal student loans that can provide the funding needed to cover tuition, room and board, and text books.

¹Statement Delivery Options: E-Statements are available, free of charge, for every checking account. The price of a Paper Statement is $2.00, which will be deducted from the associated account. You may avoid the price of a Paper Statement by enrolling to receive E-Statements for your checking account. Learn More.