Ohio State University Faculty & Staff FAQ

1. What is the difference between Asterisk-Free Checking® and Huntington 5 Checking™?
Asterisk-Free Checking® is a Huntington checking account with no monthly maintenance fee and no minimum balance requirement. Huntington 5 Checking™ is an interest-bearing account. This account includes all of the benefits of an Asterisk-Free Checking account; plus, your money will earn interest, and you’ll receive five free non-Huntington ATM withdrawals per month1 , Relationship savings bonus2 , and when you open a Voice™ credit card with your checking account you get an increase of 10% on rewards3 . We're offering this premier account to Ohio State faculty and staff without the standard monthly maintenance fee. See all of the details of the Huntington 5 Checking account.
3. Does it matter which Huntington location I use?

You can use any Huntington location on or off campus and receive all of the Ohio State Staff & Faculty banking benefits.

4. What do I need to do if I am already a Huntington customer?
Switch your account to a Huntington 5 Checking account at any Huntington branch or by calling 855-341-4OSU (4678).
5. What do I need to bring to verify I am employed by The Ohio State University?
Bring your Ohio State University work identification card or give us your work email address.
6. How do I link my BuckID to my Huntington checking account?
You can link your BuckID to your checking account at any Huntington branch. Then you can get cash at ATMs and use it for PIN-based debit card purchases so you only have to carry one card.
7. How does the university benefit when I bank with Huntington?
This unique relationship provides mutual benefits for Ohio State and for Huntington. Ohio State has received $25 million to be used for academics, scholarships and other investments and Huntington has committed $100 million in loans for campus-area revitalization. In addition, Huntington will provide at least 20 internships annually to Ohio State students. As the relationship between Huntington and Ohio State grows, so will Huntington's investment. Simply put, when you sign up for a new Huntington account or product, you're helping to increase Huntington's financial commitment to the university we all love. Learn more about this exclusive partnership. 
8. Is there something to help me switch my checking account to Huntington?
Yes, use our switch form as a guide to help get organized once you are ready to start using your new Huntington checking account.
9. Can I set up a meeting with Huntington to talk to me or my team about the benefits of this exclusive partnership?
Yes. We have a Huntington banker specifically dedicated to Ohio State’s faculty and staff. To set up a time to meet, contact Kristina Glaspell at 614-480-0712 or kristina.glaspell@huntington.com.

1With Huntington 5 your first 5 non-Huntington ATM cash withdrawal fees per statement cycle at any ATM worldwide. We'll also reimburse you for withdrawal fees on the same transactions charged by the owner of a non-Huntington ATM. You will be responsible for any additional fees charged by the owner of a non-Huntington ATM as well as any international transaction or other fees charged by the network.

2The Relationship Interest Rate increase for Huntington 5 and Huntington 25 Interest Checking is applied after the current interest rate is changed; the additional interest is 0.10% when linked to a Huntington 5 Checking account and 0.15% for Huntington 25 Checking Account. The Relationship Interest Rate increase for Relationship Savings, also applies at account opening. Using Huntington 25 Interest Checking as an example, when this account is linked to a Relationship Savings or Relationship Money Market account the customer will qualify for an additional 0.15% to be added to the interest rate of the Relationship Savings or Relationship Money Market, after any rate change. For example, if a rate is changed to 0.10%, a Relationship MMA with a linked Huntington 25 account would receive 0.25% (0.10% + 0.15% Huntington 25 rate increase). For Relationship Savings the 0.15% increase will be applied at account opening or when the existing savings rate is changed. For the Relationship Money Market the 0.15% increase will be applied to the account after the original rate is changed.

3Open a Huntington Voice Credit Card™ along with your Huntington 25 or 5 Checking account and get an increase of 10% on Rewards You may qualify for a 10% Bonus on points earned for rewards on your Huntington Voice Card when you open a new consumer deposit account. You must have chosen the Rewards option on your Huntington Voice Card and will need to maintain both the consumer deposit and Voice accounts to qualify. The 10% bonus is calculated each day by adding together your rewards points earned for each net purchase and multiplying that total by 10%. The 10% bonus in points will be added to your reward point totals and will be reflected on your credit card statement each month.