CMU & SVSU Students

Why switch to Independent for campus banking?

If you currently have a checking account with another financial institution, consider switching to Independent Bank’s Classic checking account. It’s the most convenient, low-cost bank account on and off campus, and it offers many great features.

  • Free checks: your first order of a mini-pak of 30 single-copy checks is free
  • Gift with account opening when you open your account at our CMU or SVSU campus locations
  • Independent Bank debit card
  • No minimum balance
  • No monthly service charge
  • Free Independent Mobile app*
  • Free Classic Text**
  • 24-hour convenience: you can access your account information through online banking or by calling Independent Bank’s telephone banking at 888.300.3193
  • For SVSU and CMU students, use a convenient and secure ACCESS card as an ATM card and for purchases
  • Learn more about our other customizable checking accounts, including accounts with a competitive interest rate!

Student loans

Do you need financial support to pay college expenses? Independent Bank can help you. Click here to learn more about student loans.

General Questions

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*An Independent Bank account and online banking are required for enrollment in Independent Mobile.
**An Independent Bank ATM or debit card is required for enrollment in free Classic Text.