Student Chequing Account

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Free! Free! Free!

Unlimited transactions including free Interac e-Transfer† service, and no monthly fee either.

Have we piqued your interest yet? With Affinity’s Student Chequing Account, you can take advantage of the following benefits if you’re a post-secondary student, regardless of your age!

  • Free Interac e-Transfer service.
  • No monthly fees.
  • Unlimited transactions.
  • Free transfers between accounts.
  • Free deposits.

Other transactions

  • $2 for withdrawals at Canadian ATMs outside the credit union ding-free® network.
  • $5 for ATM withdrawals outside Canada.
  • $2.25 for staff-assisted bill payments.

You can enjoy these features while in school and for another 24 months after you’ve completed school! Just submit your Proof of Enrollment to us once a year to take advantage of this free account – that’s it! If you already have a Student Quick Loan or Graduate Student Quick Loan with us, even better! Send in your Proof of Enrollment once a year and we’ll apply it to both your quick loan and your chequing account. It’s that simple!

Don’t forget to take advantage of our Student Mastercard®!

Ready to make the switch?

Let us take care of switching accounts and transferring your reoccurring payments to Affinity for you! With ClickSWITCH, move your direct deposits and automatic payments from your previous financial institution to Affinity – with a simple click! Learn more.

To open an account, switch your reoccurring payments to Affinity, or learn more about the products and services available to our student members, visit an Affinity advice centre near you or call us at 1.866.863.6237.

We know first-hand that post-secondary education can be very expensive, which is why we want to help you out by offering this free Student Chequing Account. Let us take care of the fees for you while you handle the student life!

Looking to learn more? Find it here:

  • What happens when I’m done school?

  • Should I be in a Youth or Student Chequing Account?

  • How do I prove I’m a post-secondary student?

Interac e-Transfer is a registered trademark of Interac Inc. Used under licence.