All major Canadian banks, trust companies and credit unions have offices in St. John's. Listed below are the bank branches in the university area. For information of other branches, including location and contact information, consult the relevant website or the yellow pages of the St. John’s telephone directory.

When considering a bank or financial institution, you should consider your financial situation and discuss options with various banking service providers to find the one that best meets your needs. Each bank can advise you of the documentation necessary to open a new account. You may need to make an appointment to open a bank account, so call before you go.

Bank locations near the St. John's campus include (but are not limited to) the following:

In addition to banks/financial institutions, St. John's has many Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) located in a wide variety of retail stores and public locations throughout the city, including on Memorial University’s campuses. ATMs allow you to access your bank account at your convenience. You will need a "debit" or ATM card to use an ATM. If you use an ATM machine that is not operated by your financial institution you may be charged a processing fee.