Griz Banking

Like a high-five in your wallet, the Griz Banking debit card signals your die‐hard support for the University of Montana Grizzlies. What’s more—cardholders receive special perks like on‐field access and invites to exclusive tailgates.

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Griz Banking Debit Card


Tailgating events are exclusive to Griz Banking program members. Come enjoy food, drinks, and the chance to win prizes! Simply present your Griz Banking card at the event for entry. Griz members are automatically eligible for all drawings. Tailgates begin two hours prior to kickoff.

2016 Tailgating Events

Check back periodically for upcoming events near you!

Features & Benefits

  • Keep all the elements of your current First Interstate Bank checking account
  • Upgrade to an exclusive Griz Banking Debit Card
  • Upgrade to exclusive Griz Banking checks and receive a $5.00 discount on each check order
  • Mortgage Loan origination fee discount of $250.00
  • Consumer Auto Loan fee discount of $25.00
  • CD Bonus of .05% on any term (can be used in conjunction with other account bonuses)
  • Earn 1,500 bonus FirstRewards points upon approval of a FirstRewards World MasterCard®* within the first 30 days of joining Griz Banking.  Already a FirstRewards cardholder? 1,500 bonus FirstRewards points will be credited to your account when you enroll in Griz Banking!
  • 10% discount on all University Bookstore purchases**, with 25% off** on game days (in-store only). Simply show and use your Griz Banking Debit Card or checks to receive this discount.
  • Free ticket giveaways to UM Grizzly football and basketball games
  • Free tailgate parties, hosted by First Interstate Bank
  • Exclusive field access
  • Invitations to other special gatherings and promotions, exclusively for Griz Banking members

Fees & Information

Annual fee of $15.00, which will be automatically deducted from the checking account tied to your Griz Banking membership at the time of enrollment and then annually on your enrollment anniversary (fee applies to each enrolling party). Griz checks available for an additional cost.

*Subject to approval
†FirstRewards bonus points awarded one-time only. Points will be credited to your account within four to six weeks.
**Some exclusions may apply (computers, software, and course materials). See store for details.