Opening a Bank Account

To manage your organization's finances you may need to open a non-UNLV bank account for your RSO

Opening a Student Organization/Non-Profit Checking Account

What you will need:

Meeting minutes signed by your faculty/staff advisor detailing the following:
  • Organization title (all checks made payable exactly as the organization title)
  • Authorized signers and title (faculty/staff advisors are not to serve as signatures of bank accounts)
  • Faculty advisors name and signature
  • Date organization was established
  • Purpose/mission of organization
  • Officers of the organization
  • Date on the letter
Tax Identification Number
All accounts signers MUST be present at the time of account opening with personal identification including:
  • Social security number
  • Present address
  • Phone number
  • Email address
Proper identification for each signer (1 for each signer):
  • State ID
  • US Military ID
  • Foreign passport
  • Canadian driver license
  • State driver license
  • US Alien registration – immigration passport
  • Mexican consulate/Matricula ID
$100 minimum opening deposit

Contact

For more information on opening a student organization bank account on campus contact the US Bank located in the Student Union:

UNLV Office
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy
Student Union #119
702-597-0483

Change in Signers for Student Organization/Non-Profit Account

What you will need:

Letter from your UNLV faculty/staff advisor on UNLV letterhead stating the following:
  • Organization title (all checks made payable exactly as the organization title)
  • Authorized signers and title (faculty/staff advisors are not to serve as signatures of bank accounts)
  • Faculty advisors name and signature
  • Date organization was established
  • Purpose/mission of organization
  • Officers of the organization
  • Date on the letter
All accounts signers MUST be present at the time of account opening with personal identification including:
  • Social security number
  • Present address
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Proper identification for each signer (1 for each signer):
  • State ID
  • US Military ID
  • Foreign passport
  • Canadian driver license
  • State driver license
  • US Alien registration – immigration passport
  • Mexican consulate/Matricula ID