Activating Your Higher One Debit Card

  1. Go to
  2. Scroll down to the "Activate Your Card" section on the right and enter the 16-digit account number found on the front of your Webster Debit Card. Then, click Activate.
  3. Fill in all of the required fields:
    - Card number will be pre-filled from the previous page
    - Type in your name exactly as it appears on your card
    - Type in the 3 digit Security Code located on the back of the card in the signature area
    - Type in the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number, if you do not have a Social Security Number on file with Webster University use the two digit month and two digit year of your birth (example: 0175 for January 1975)
  4. Click Next.
  5. Next you create your own personal logon.
  6. Fill in your email address.
  7. Choose a password. You must enter twice to confirm.
  8. Click Go to Refund Choice. You are now asked to choose a method for your refund. Descriptions and features of each method are available on this page.
  9. To see more information or if you are unsure, click on I'm not sure, show me all 3 choices.
  10. Make your choice of refund method and click Next.
    Note: In this example, we use "Easy Refund"
  11. On the next screen your refund choice will be confirmed Click on Next Step-Complete Setup.
  12. Verify or update your address, date of birth and US Citizenship.
  13. Click Next
  14. Enter the following to confirm your OneAccount
    - Your Social Security Number
    - Driver's License Number, State and Expiration.
  15. Click Next
  16. Next you will choose a 4 digit Personal Identification Number (PIN) to use for your Webster Debit Card.
  17. Enter your PIN number twice, then click Next.
  18. Next you can choose to fund your OneAccount from an existing bank account.
  19. You may choose to enter your bank account information now or click "Add Money Later"
    - Minimum funding amount is $50
  20. Next you can choose additional OneAccount features.
  21. If you choose "Later" here you can come back in and change or setup these options later
  22. Click Next
  23. Next you will customize your OneAccount notifications.
  24. Once you have chosen your preferences click Next
  25. Next you will see a summary of your account status.
  26. Your account is now setup and you may logout