Setting up a Bank Account

International students/scholars will need the following documents to open a U.S. bank account:

Students do NOT need a social security number to open a bank account in the U.S.

Below are some banking options on or near campus. It is important that students/ scholars research each banking institution to see which one best fits their financial needs.

USC Credit Union
Student Union, First Floor OR
3720 S. Flower St., 1st Floor
Caters to USC students, families, and alumni

Bank of America
985 W. Jefferson Blvd. (University Village)

725 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Wells Fargo
141 W. Adams Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90007