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As a USCCU member you can apply to any of our offerings...

Or call us at (877) 670-5860

Need to update/add a checking account? Fill out an account update form and send it to usccu@usccreditunion.org.


Not a USCCU Member yet?

We offer several easy ways to join our credit union.
Am I eligible to join USCCU?

Apply Online

Once you have completed the online application, we will open your account and mail your welcome packet.

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Come See Us

You are welcome to join our credit union by visiting one of our branches. We require a government-issued ID, such as your driver’s license or passport to open your account.

Requirements to Join

We require an opening deposit of at least $10 to join our credit union ($1 minimum deposit plus a $9 one-time membership fee).

  • Cardinal Checking accounts require a $25 minimum deposit.
  • Regular checking accounts require a $50 minimum deposit.

If you choose to apply online and mail us your documents and deposit, please send a check or money order for the proper deposit for the account you wish to open.

Other Documents You’ll Need

All Enrolled Students
  • Your Social Security Number, if you have one
  • Copy of your government-issued ID with a valid signature
  • State-Issued Driver’s License or Identification Card
  • Passport Booklet (Must include the signature page of Passport Booklet)

  • Proof of membership eligibility
  • USC ID for student, staff, or faculty
  • Account number from your current financial institution (if you are making your opening deposit electronically). The name on this account must match the name on your new USC Credit Union account.
International Enrolled Students
  • Your Social Security Number, if you have one
  • Copy of your government-issued ID with a valid signature
  • State-Issued Driver’s License or Identification Card
  • Passport Booklet (Must include the signature page of Passport Booklet)

  • Proof of membership eligibility
  • USC ID for student, staff, or faculty
  • Account number from your current financial institution (if you are making your opening deposit electronically). The name on this account must match the name on your new USC Credit Union account.
Los Angeles Residents
  • Your Social Security Number, if you have one
  • Copy of your government-issued ID with a valid signature
  • State-Issued Driver’s License or Identification Card
  • Passport Booklet (Must include the signature page of Passport Booklet)

  • Proof of membership eligibility
  • Utility bill for gas, water, electric, or trash
  • Paycheck stub, etc
  • Proof of Address if applying as a City of Los Angeles Resident (NOT County of Los Angeles) or Orange County Resident. PO Boxes do not qualify as physical addresses.
  • Lease/Rental Agreement or Mortgage Statement
  • Utility bill for gas, water, electric or trash
  • Voter Registration Card
  • Paycheck stub with a valid address

  • Account number from your current financial institution (if you are making your opening deposit electronically). The name on this account must match the name on your new USC Credit Union account.
Los Angeles Employment
  • Your Social Security Number, if you have one
  • Copy of your government-issued ID with a valid signature
  • State-Issued Driver’s License or Identification Card
  • Passport Booklet (Must include the signature page of Passport Booklet)

  • Proof of membership eligibility
  • Utility bill for gas, water, electric, or trash
  • Paycheck stub, etc
  • Proof of Address if applying as a City of Los Angeles Resident (NOT County of Los Angeles) or Orange County Resident. PO Boxes do not qualify as physical addresses.
  • Lease/Rental Agreement or Mortgage Statement
  • Utility bill for gas, water, electric or trash
  • Voter Registration Card
  • Paycheck stub with a valid address

  • Account number from your current financial institution (if you are making your opening deposit electronically). The name on this account must match the name on your new USC Credit Union account.
Sponsored by Immediate Family Member
    • Your Social Security Number, if you have one
    • Copy of your government-issued ID with a valid signature
    • State-Issued Driver’s License or Identification Card
    • Passport Booklet (Must include the signature page of Passport Booklet)

    • Account number from your current financial institution (if you are making your opening deposit electronically). The name on this account must match the name on your new USC Credit Union account.

    • If you qualify for membership due to sponsorship by an immediate family member who is also a USC Credit Union member, you also need to fill out and send us a copy of the Sponsor’s Certificate.