Free Student Checking Offer Bonus


Open a CU1 Free Student Checking account and unlock this exclusive offer.

Checking Bonus1

Claiming your offer is easy!


Open a CU1 Checking Account.

Open a checking account with CU1 online and use Promo Code CHK100, at your local branch or by calling us today! Call our team to mention the "$100 checking offer".


Download and Login to Mobile Banking.

Login to online banking or the mobile app within 14 days of account opening


Receive your $100 checking bonus1.

The $100 bonus will be deposited into your account once you've logged into online banking.

To redeem this offer, you must click the link below when applying online and use Promo Code CHK100. If you call or visit a branch,
make sure to mention "$100 checking offer".

Why CU1?

  • Since 1958, as a not-for-profit our mission has been to help more people achieve their economic potential, giving back to our members and the communities we serve.
  • Access thousands of locations nationwide with shared branching and 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs.

Bank Anywhere with 24/7 Digital Banking

Biometric Login

Login using mobile device facial recognition or fingerprint sensor


Add CU1 credit/debit cards as payment across you favorite subscriptions and digital services

Personal Dashboard

See your balances and spending across various financial institutions

Mobile Deposit2

Deposit a check into your CU1 account using your mobile device's camera

Apple Watch®

Easily View account balances and transactions on an Apple Watch


Transfer funds between CU1 accounts and to & from external financial institutions


Effortlessly stay on top of your finances with the alert delivery method of your choice

Find a Branch/ATM

View branches and ATM locations in a list and on a map


All checking accounts are subject to approval. Message and data rates may apply. Check with your mobile carrier for details.

1To redeem this offer you must use Promo Code: CHK100. Offer not available to existing members, or former CU1 accounts that have been closed within 90 days, or closed accounts with a negative balance within the last 3 years from the date of use of the Promo Code. Promo Code is only good for one-time use and is not redeemable with any other offers. To receive the $100 bonus: (1) New CU1 Membership with checking account must be established at the time of use of Promo Code. (2) Within 14 days of use of the Promo Code, you must login to CU1 Digital Banking. Bonus will be paid by deposit into your CU1 checking account within 7 days of meeting all qualifying criteria. To receive the bonus, the checking account must not be closed or restricted at the time of payout. Bonus is considered interest and will be reported on 1099-INT. Offer may be cancelled at any time without notice. Account Closure: If the checking account is closed by the member or by CU1 within 12 months after opening, we will deduct the bonus amount from the checking account at closing.

2Message and data rates may apply. Check with your mobile carrier for details.

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