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Banking in the U.S.

Local Bank Options

There are a variety of banks in the local area that are options for you to consider.

Tip: Some banks may be connected to your bank back home. In these cases, there are often advantages to using these aligned banking institutions, such as, lower fees for transfers.

BANK OF AMERICA
75 W. Lockwood Avenue
Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314)284-2100

COMMERCE BANK
8050 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314)726-2555

FIRST BANK
11 E. Lockwood Avenue
Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314)301-4500

PNC BANK
135 W. Lockwood Avenue
Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314)961-4050

US BANK
Webster Groves Branch
110 W. Lockwood Avenue
Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314)961-0479

CHASE
101 N Kirkwood Road
Kirkwood, MO 63122
(314)800-1082

Some bank representatives may be at International Student Orientation to share information about student checking accounts. Check the International Student Orientation schedule to confirm.

Setting Up Your Bank Account

To open a bank account, students must have:

  • A current local address
      - If you live on-campus, to request a proof of residency letter, please email housing@webster.edu with the your name, ID number and room assignment. Housing and Residential Life will respond when the letter is ready to be picked up at the West Hall office. Letter requests may take 3-5 business days to issue.
  • US phone number
  • Passport with visa
  • Form I20 or DS2019
  • I94 (arrival/departure record) - you can also print one from https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/#/home