Who is PNC? Why PNC? Will PNC be available to me on campus? Do I have to bank with PNC? What are the benefits of the university banking relationship with PNC? How does my Crimson ID Card integrate with my PNC Account? How do I link my Crimson ID Card to my PNC Account? What do I do if I lose my Crimson ID Card? Why do I need a Personal Identification Number (PIN) when I link my Crimson ID Card? Who is PNC? PNC is one of the largest banks in the United States based on deposits and branches, with more than 2,500 branches and 6,600 ATMs across 15 states and in Washington, D.C. PNC shares Grove City College's commitment to providing valuable educational resources and support for the continued development of our campus and business communities. Back to Top Why PNC? PNC is one of the nation's largest financial services companies, and is a leader in the University Banking space. PNC brings to Grove City College a proven track record of helping make banking easier and more convenient for more than 200 colleges and universities and their surrounding communities. Back to Top Will PNC be available to me on campus? Students, faculty and staff will have access to an advanced function ATM located in the Breen Student Union that accepts deposits and is capable of cashing checks down to the dollar.

PNC's near-campus branch presence at 201 South Broad Street, combined with a comprehensive set of products and services - most notably Virtual Wallet® Student - will give Grove City College students and employees the tools they need to put financial education into practice in a way that fits their lifestyle.

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Do I have to bank with PNC? No. Students, faculty and staff are free to bank with the institution of their choice. Back to Top What are the benefits of the university banking relationship with PNC? Beneficial features of the university banking relationship include:
  • The option to link the Grove City College identification card, also known as the Crimson ID Card, to PNC accounts, adding ATM and pin-based debit purchasing functionality to the card.
  • PNC-hosted financial literacy workshops for students and employees on the Grove City College campus. Topics will include basic banking, credit management, savings and investing, identity protection and home buying.
  • Personal banking products and services including Virtual Wallet® Student, an online banking solution specially designed to help college students help themselves with money management. Students can even be alerted when they are at risk of overdrawing their account through Danger Day alerts.
  • A customized web site at www.pnc.com/gcc, where students can complete account applications and find financial education information.
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How does my Crimson ID Card integrate with my PNC Account? Students and employees will have the option to link their Crimson ID Card to their PNC accounts beginning in January 2011. All students and faculty and staff will receive a newly-designed Crimson ID Card capable of linking to PNC accounts. Students, faculty and staff are not required to link their Crimson ID Cards to PNC accounts. The new Crimson ID Card will maintain all existing or current functionality. Back to Top How do I link my Crimson ID Card to my PNC Account? Students and employees can link their Crimson ID Card to their PNC accounts by following these simple steps: Go Online and sign into your PNC Online Banking account, select the Customer Service tab, then click "Link Campus ID Card" under the Account Services section, next, select your school and follow the step by step instructions. If you prefer you can also link your Crimson ID Card in person at the PNC Bank Branch or call PNC Bank at 877-PNC-1000. Back to Top What do I do if I lose my Crimson ID Card ? Students and employees should immediately contact the Crimson ID Card office at 724-458-3896 to deactivate your ID Card. In addition, you can remove any links to your PNC Bank Accounts in one of the follow ways: go online and sign into PNC Online Banking. Go to the Customer Service tab and click "Link Campus ID Card" under the Account Services section. Select "Remove Accounts," and follow the instructions to remove the links to any PNC account linked to your ID Card.

Your request will be processed immediately; however, the change will not be reflected on Online Banking until the next business day.

If you do not have immediate access to the Internet, call 877-PNC-1000 as soon as you realize that your ID Card is lost and ask the PNC Bank representative to remove all existing links to your PNC Bank accounts. Or you may visit a nearby PNC branch and speak with a representative. It is a good idea to keep this number in your phone with you in a safe place, in case of emergency.

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Why do I need a Personal Identification Number (PIN) when I link my Crimson ID Card? Student and employees need to select a PIN because your PIN enables your ID Card to function at ATMs and retail locations that accept STAR and PLUS for any PIN based transaction. As a safety measure, you should never share or write down your PIN. Back to Top



 

 

 

Grove City College and PNC Bank, National Association, have entered a university banking arrangement with an emphasis on expanding the use of the Crimson ID Card to include ATM and pin-based debit purchasing functionality for the university's students, faculty and staff.

PNC's ability to offer these services builds on an existing relationship between PNC and Grove City College.

Students linking their identification card to PNC accounts will benefit from the added safety of PIN-based security, requiring students to enter their private Personal Identification Number every time they wish to access an ATM or to make a purchase.