It is highly recommended that you open a "checking account" upon your arrival in the US if your bank account abroad is not easily accessible. Below you can find maps to the major banks near our campuses. You don’t need a social security number to open a bank account. However, some banks may request a letter issued by our office to proof that you are an international student. If you need a bank letter, you can request our office to issue you one through our website or submitting a bank letter request form at the OIS office. You can go and open a bank account easily if you already have a social security number.

Banks Near the Rose Hill Campus

There is a TD Bank ATM located in the McGinley Center, on campus.

Chase Bank
2402 Arthur Ave
Bronx, NY 10458

Banks Near the Lincoln Center Campus

There is a TD Bank ATM located in the Lowenstein Center, on campus.

4 Columbus Circle, NY 10019
(8th ave. between 57th and 58th st)
1748 Broadway, NY 10019

Chase Bank
2030 Broadway
(Broadway and 70th)
New York, NY 10023

Bank of America
1775 Broadway 
(at W 57th)
1680 Broadway, NY 10019