Day to Day Banking

Student Banking

Members get help with student banking.

We want to help make banking easier for you. Here are a few things you'll need while you're in school and even after you graduate.

If you'd like some help figuring things out, just visit one of our branches or give us a call. We'll at least help you with your finances, but not with your homework.

Free Chequing, Free Debit, and More Account®

Nobody really likes fees. This account is free with no minimum balance required.

  • No monthly fee
  • Unlimited day-to-day transactions1
  • Free withdrawals and deposits at 4000+ ding free® ATMs across Canada
  • Free in-branch, online or phone bill payments
  • Free online cheque images
  • Overdraft Protection available2
  • Free eStatements
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Terms & Conditions

  1. Rates are subject to change.

    Transactions include cheques, Coast Capital Savings® and EXCHANGE Network ATM withdrawals, Interac® Direct Payment, preauthorized payments, Coast-by-Phone® bill payments, Coast Online® Banking bill payments and in-branch withdrawals, transfers and bill payments. Deposits and self-serve (Coast Capital Savings® ATM, Coast-by-Phone® and Coast Online® Banking) transfers are free.

    Additional network ATM transactions are subject to the fees listed. Surcharges from other financial institution ATMs are excluded.

  2. Overdraft limits are subject to qualification. Monthly fee applies where overdraft is used.

For more information, see our full list of service fees.


No-fee Student Card

Establish credit and get some extra protection on your lifeline – your cell phone.

No-fee Student Card 19.9 %1 Annual interest rate
  • Mobile Device Insurance2
  • Optional: $30/year with a 12.9% interest rate
  • No annual fee
  • 3-day complimentary travel insurance
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Terms & Conditions

  1. Other fees and costs may be applicable that would increase the total Cost of Credit and Annual Percentage Rate. Please contact us for full details.

  2. Mobile Device Protection provides coverage for your cell phone, smartphone and tablet up to $1,000 in the event of loss, theft, mechanical breakdown or accidental damage. Fund the purchase of your new device through your wireless service provider and pay your device's monthly wireless bill with your Coast Visa Desjardins Student card or Purchase your new device with your Coast Visa Desjardins Student Card. For more details on the Mobile Device Insurance visit the Visa Desjardins Website.


Personal Line of Credit

A helpful alternative to cash advances or large credit card purchases. Get access to extra funds and only pay interest when it's used.

  • Pay down the balance at any time
  • Re-advance your loan as many times as you need
  • Interest1 charged only on what you use
  • Access money through your chequing account, debit card, cheques or in a branch
  • Creditor insurance available
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Terms & Conditions

  1. Rate and approval based on risk profile.


Personal Loans

A personal loan can help whether you need money for education, a major purchase, or to consolidate higher interest rate debt.

  • Term length options available from 1 to 10 years
  • Fixed or variable rate options1
  • Weekly, bi-weekly, semi-monthly or monthly payment schedule options
  • Creditor insurance available
Apply online Read the not-so-fine print

Terms & Conditions

  1. Rate and approval based on risk profile.


Need help finding the right account?

Let's have a quick Where You're At Money Chat® to help you solve your money matters.
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Services available with your chequing account.

Coast Mobile® Banking App

Do most of your banking with your smartphone and tablet on our Apple or Android App.

Get our App

Deposit On-the-go

Use your Coast Mobile® App to make deposits by simply snapping a photo of a cheque.
Get our App

Overdraft Protection

When you need to protect your account in between deposits, you only get charged interest and a small monthly fee if you use it.

Talk to us

INTERAC® e-Transfer

Send or receive money to and from other financial institutions within Canada. All you need to send money is the recipient's mobile phone number or email address. Learn more

Access to thousands of surcharge-free ATMs

In addition to Coast Capital ATMs, members get ding-free use at any ATM on The EXCHANGE® Network in Canada.

Automatic Deposits and Payments

Make deposits into your chequing or savings account at a regular frequency. You can also set up automatic bill payments.

Learn more

Questions? Give us a shout.

Call us at 1.888.517.7000 Mon-Sat, 8am-8pm; Sun, 9am-5:30pm.

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