PEWAUKEE - Waukesha
County Technical College is moving forward with its plan to add
a new banking partner on campus for the benefit of students and
In 2009, WCTC conducted a survey, asking students
and staff if they would utilize a full-service bank branch on
campus. A total of 629 responded and 69 percent said yes.
college is starting its search for a banking partner for its
desires a bank that will provide personal banking for students,
including online banking. The bank will also provide educational
programs to promote basic financial knowledge to students,
according to the request for proposals.
states the bank must also link a personal bank account to a
student's MyCard - an ID card system for staff and students
featuring the ability to use the card as a declining-balance
debit card on campus.
There is a
temporary 14-by-7 foot space available in The Hub, a dining area
for staff and students. Although, in a few years, WCTC will be
remodeling The Hub and the bank may need to change locations.
for banks to submit proposals to the college is Aug. 13, and the
school wants to open the bank on July 1, 2015, according to the
request for proposals.