Should You Apply For UW Credit Union?

Written by:

Chris L.

Last updated:

May 22, 2020

UW Credit Union has 270,000 members and provides superior financial services and guidance in comparison to traditional banks. Receive all the same privileges, but with higher interest rates on your savings and lower interest rates on your loans.

Use surcharge-free-ATMs and get 24-hour service with online banking apps to assist you on your journey to financial success.

What are the membership requirements?

Membership to UW Credit Union is sought after because of the excellent interest rates on loans and savings accounts. To qualify for membership you must have a good credit score and meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • You're a Wisconsin resident who's enrolled at or have previously attended any accredited institution of higher education anywhere across the country
  • You live, work or attend school in Capitol Square, Junction Road, Monroe Street, State St, University Ave, Commercial Ave, Northport Dr, Monona, Fitchburg, Sun Prairie, Middleton, UW-La Crosse, UW-Stevens Point, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Green Ba, UW-Milwaukee, UW-Whitewater, UW-Madison Union South, Madison College, Middleton High School, State St (Wauwatosa), Mayfair Rd (Wauwatosa), Waukesha, Glendale, West Allis or New Berlin
  • You’re an employee, student or alumni of Baraboo/Sauk County, Barron County (Rice Lake), Eau Claire, Fond du Lac, Fox Valley (Menasha), Green Bay, LaCrosse, Madison, Manitowoc, Marathon County (Wausau), Marinette, Marshfield/Wood County, Milwaukee, Oshkosh, Parkside, Platteville, Richland (Richland Center), River Falls, Rock County (Janesville), Sheboygan, Stevens Point, Stout, Superior, Washington County (West Bend), Waukesha or Whitewater
  • You’re a current or former employee of UW Hospital and Clinics, UW Medical Foundation, UW Carbone Cancer Center, UW Children's Hospital, UW School of Medicine and Public Health, UW Foundation, University Health Care, Inc, Edgewood College, University Research Park, Wisconsin Alumni Association, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), Quartz, Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) or Covance Clinical Research Units
  • You're related to someone who is eligible to be a member

About Uw Credit Union

  • CREDIT UNION NAME: UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN
  • CHARTER NUMBER: 66492
  • CREDIT UNION TYPE: FISCU
  • CREDIT UNION STATUS: Active
  • CORPORATE CREDIT UNION: No
  • CREDIT UNION CHARTER YEAR: 1931
  • CURRENT CHARTER ISSUE DATE: 07/31/1931
  • DATE INSURED: 10/11/1985
  • CHARTER STATE: Wisconsin
  • REGION: 3 - Western
  • FIELD OF MEMBERSHIP TYPE: Non-Federal Credit Union
  • LOW INCOME DESIGNATION: No
  • MEMBER OF FHLB: Yes
  • ASSETS: $3,505,480,848
  • PEER GROUP: 6 - $500,000,000 and greater
  • NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 281,966

Main office

  • ADDRESS: 3500 University Ave
  • CITY, STATE ZIP CODE: Madison, WI 53705
  • COUNTRY: United States
  • COUNTY: Dane
  • PHONE: 608-232-5000
  • WEBSITE: http://www.uwcu.org
  • CEO/MANAGER: Paul Kundert

UW Credit Union offers low interest rates, but is your credit score high enough?

Whether you're applying for an auto, mortgage, or personal loan, UW Credit Union has extremely competitive rates.

The problem? You need good credit; really good credit (if you want your best rates).

Your first step to determine if you're eligible for top-tier rates is to pull your Credit Report. You can review your Credit Report and find every inaccurate (and can potentially get removed), or contact a Credit Repair company, like Credit Glory, to walk you through that entire process.

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