Student Platinum Mastercard®

Financial independence starts here.

Trojans, this credit card’s for you. Build a strong credit history with smart purchases and on-time payments through graduation and beyond. No prior credit history or cosigner needed to apply.

  • Low variable rates
  • No application or annual fees
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • No balance transfer fees
  • ID Theft Protection™ fraud monitoring, alerts and assistance1
  • Zero Liability Protection against unauthorized card purchases2
  • Global Service for emergency replacement anywhere, in any language

0% APR* Introductory Offer

For first 15 billing cycles for purchases and balance transfers made within six months of account opening. After that, a standard variable APR* will apply.

Peace of Mind Protection. You can’t control everything in life – but you can help protect your finances with Peace of Mind Protection. Cancel your loan balance or payments in the event of involuntary unemployment, disability, or death. Coverage is customizable and voluntary, and it’s simple to apply.

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Affordable rates, rewards, credit cards to build credit – you’ll find it all at USC Credit Union.

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  • Checking Accounts

    Free ATMs. Free Online Banking. USC Credit Union checking accounts give you perks and plenty of choices from our no-fee basic to interest-bearing accounts.

  • Debit Cards

    Go cashless! Your Debit/ATM card lets you access the funds in your checking account with one quick swipe.

  • Money Market Savings Account

    Keep your earnings high and your assets liquid. Fund a USC Credit Union Money Market account for as little as $2,500.

1Certain terms, conditions and exclusions apply. Cardholders need to register for this service. This service is provided by Iris® Powered by Generali. Please see your guide to benefits for details or call 1-800-MASTERCARD.

2Conditions and exceptions apply. Learn more about Zero Liability.

*APR (Annual Percentage Rate) is effective 4.18.2024 and is subject to change. Your regular variable rate is determined by creditworthiness and payment history and may vary. The minimum monthly interest charge is $0.50. The 0.00% APR for purchases and balance transfers made during the qualifying transaction period within the first 6 months of account opening. All purchases, net of returns, qualify for the introductory APR. The introductory rate will remain in effect until the end of the 15th billing cycle billing cycle after account opening, thereafter, the standard rate of 13.40% to 18.00% for purchases and balance transfer applies. Except for existing USC Credit Union loans, all balance transfers qualify for the introductory APR. There is a 3% Balance Transfer Fee of the total amount transferred per transaction or $10, whichever is greater. Membership eligibility requirements and membership fees may apply; please call (877-670-5860) or visit to confirm eligibility. This introductory rate is available for a limited time, and rates and terms are subject to change without notice. Click here for full disclosure.