Credit Union 1 Membership


As a Credit Union 1 member, you will be part of a premier financial institution. We strive to exceed your expectations in our delivery of innovative financial solutions. Credit Union 1 is here to help you achieve your maximum economic potential.

Benefits of Joining Credit Union 1

  • You will be a member-owner, not just a random person with an account number.
  • You will have a voice in how the credit union is run.
  • We focus on financial stability and serving our members, not profits.
  • Personal attention is given to members’ needs.     
  • Access to 5000+ branches and 30,000 free ATMs across the country through the CO-OP Network.   
  • We have lower fees than banks. 

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Joining Credit Union 1 is Easy!

Want to join us? Becoming a member of Credit Union 1 is simple.

  • Be eligible within our field of membership
    CU1 has several types of membership eligibility. As you complete an online application, the system will determine your eligibility. Or, speak with a Member Solutions Specialist.

    Not eligible? Not a problem! You can apply for membership under the Credit Union 1 Educational Development Association (CU1EDA) for a $5 donation which will be contributing to the benefit of continuing education for selected groups.
  • One time, $5 membership fee
  • $5 initial account deposit

For a total of only $10 ($15 if joining through CU1EDA), you will have access to all the great benefits, products and services that Credit Union 1 has to offer our members. Checking your eligibility and applying for your account online just takes a few minutes. Simply click the Apply Online button below and follow the step-by-step instructions.

Before you begin, you may want to gather the following items:

  • Valid Government Issued ID. Your full name, birth date and Tax ID are required for membership. Your Government Issued ID is a great place to find that information.
  • Joint/Beneficiary Information. Gather name, birth date and Tax ID for any Joint Account holders or Beneficiaries you want to add to your account.
  • Account Information. We will offer you the opportunity to fund your new Credit Union 1 account from your current or existing account.

The items presented in BOLD during the online application process will need to be completed before the application will let you proceed.

You can also call our Member Solutions Department at 800.252.6950 or stop by one of our branch locations to apply for membership. We look forward to serving you!

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Credit Union 1 is celebrating 65 years of helping individuals, families and communities reach their financial goals.