Orientation Vendors

To assist with your banking and celluar service needs, we invite you to check out the services and resources provided by our International Orientation Vendors.

Bank of America

Bank of America logo.

Bank of America Advantage SafeBalance Banking®

Tools and guidance for students, plus a Student fee waiver.

Contact Information

Bank of America - Niagara Falls Boulevard

1188 Niagara Falls Blvd

Tonawanda, NY 14150

go.bofa.com/student

Bank of America Info Session

Attend one of the two Bank of America Information Sessions to on Thursday, January 28th at 10:00 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. learn more about Bank of America banking products and services, and how to open an account.

The links to these sessions can be found in the UB International Orientation Guide. 

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HSBC Bank

HSBC Bank logo.

HSBC Student accounts are designed specifically with the unique needs of international students in mind. Open an HSBC Choice Checking account and feel right at home:

·       List “student” as your occupation and receive a Welcome Deposit1 with qualifying activities

·       No monthly maintenance fee for 6 years1

·       No minimum deposit balance required for eligible new to-bank students

·       Ranked #4, Best College Student Checking Account in 2020 by the College Investor

·       After opening your checking account, apply for a Cash Rewards Student Credit Card2 and get 1.5% cash back on purchases while building credit

·       Specialty China Desk and India Desk for help and service

Open an account today learn more here or call our local branch to get your account set up at 716-249-3580 (Mon-Fri 9AM – 5PM EST).

female student with a blue t-shirt sitting on the floor with her legs crossed looking at a laptop commuter that is sitting in her lap.
HSBC Bank Info Session

Attend one of the two HSBC Information Sessions to on Thursday, January 28th at 10:00 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. learn more about HSBC banking products and services, and how to open an account.

The links to these sessions can be found in the UB International Orientation Guide. 

campusSIMs

campusSIMs company logo.

campusSIMS helps international students get connected with mobile phone service in the US. through campusSIMS’ exclusive partner Mint Mobile, students can sign up and get their US phone number while in their home country, and have mobile phone service ready to use as soon as they land. Just request a FREE SIM card to be mailed to you in your home country, and you won’t have to worry about visiting a store when you get to the US.

Students can get low-cost, reliable mobile phone service starting at as low as $15 per month that includes:

  • A free SIM card
  • Their choice of high-speed data, including unlimited
  • Unlimited talk and text
  • Nationwide coverage on the fastest, most advanced network

Click here to request a free SIM card or visit campusSIMS.com for more information.

Where can I get a campusSIMS sim card?
 
  • If you are in quarantine in the on-campus quarantine housing, you can request a sim card from the Goodyear Hall office.
  • campusSIMS sim cards are available in the document rack outside International Student Services (210 Talbert Hall, North Campus)
  • campusSIMs sim card will be offered to students during Welcome Packet pick-up (date to be announced)
  • Order a sim card from campusSIMS (it can take between 2-5 weeks for your sim card to arrive)