COVID-19 Updates: Fall Semester

Banking in the U.S.

There are many different banking options in the U.S. When you are choosing a bank, ask about automatic teller machine (ATM) and checking fees, and minimum balances. Some banks offer special student accounts. Middlebury College has National Bank of Middlebury ATMs on campus.

What to Bring When Opening an Account

  • A minimum of $100 USD to deposit
  • Your passport
  • Form I-20 or DS-2019 (or other visa document)
  • Form I-94 (accessed electronically at
  • Local mailing address: Students, be sure to know your campus mailbox number.

Note: You may be asked to provide a Social Security Number (SSN). If you are not working, you will not be able to apply for a SSN. You can explain to the bank that you are not eligible for a SSN.

Banks in Middlebury

There are a few options for banking in Middlebury.

  1. Citizens Bank
  2. Key Bank
  3. National Bank of Middlebury
  4. People's United Bank

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

Service Building - Second Floor
84 South Service Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753
P: 802 443-5858
F: 802 443-2063