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		Thank you for choosing to bank with TCF Bank! The following steps outline what you need to do to activate your checking account and familiarize yourself with using it. There's lots you will have to do before classes begin, so take some time now to ensure your account is ready when you need it.</p>
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Stop by any TCF location to make a deposit. You may also mail a check to TCF Bank inside the Holmes Student Center at 340 N. Carroll, DeKalb, IL 60115 (be sure to include your account number). If you prefer to transfer money from a pre-existing account, set yourself up as bill pay or do a bank to bank transfer.2
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Use the PIN number you selected when you opened your account (if you didn't create a PIN, one was mailed to you) to enroll. Follow the steps to set up your account. Once completed, select the "Mobile Banking" tab and enroll. Download the TCF Bank mobile app for your smartphone and/or tablet.
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Once you receive your TCF Check Card, follow the instructions on the card to activate. Use your new TCF Check Card everywhere Visa® is accepted and at ATMs.
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For payroll direct deposit, contact your employer’s HR office and request the form. For Financial Aid, visit the Bursar’s Office or TCF Bank in the HSC and request the form. You will need your CHECKING account number and TCF Bank’s ABA Routing Number, 271972572.
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Contact the TCF Bank branch location at NIU directly if you have any questions regarding your new account or how to activate your new account at 815-753-9212.

©2014 TCF Financial Corporation. Member FDIC. 1There are no monthly maintenance fees for TCF Campus Card Checking. Other account fees apply, such as for overdrafts and returned items (NSFs), dormant accounts and optional services. Talk to a TCF Representative, or see your account contract, for more information. You must be a student enrolled and attending NIU to be eligible for this account type. This account is also referred to as “TCF Campus Card Checking” in the account contract. 2Check with your existing bank for available options and applicable fees. 3You may enroll only once. Account balance information and account details will be shown immediately after enrollment. Account transaction activity will be added 1 to 2 business days after enrollment. 4TCF uses Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) in Online Banking, Browser Banking, and the Mobile Application in Mobile Banking. MFA is an additional layer of security that requires you to identify an image and phrase in addition to providing your password. Your mobile carrier’s message and data rates may apply. Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc. iPhone and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc. App Store is a service mark of Apple, Inc. 5TCF Bank is sponsoring an online learning program developed by EverFi, and unaffiliated third part educational company. TCF Bank is not responsible for the content of the online learning program.


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