Membership Eligibility

Joining is easy - you can become a member based on your location, your job, your school, and even your family members. Discover all the ways you can be eligible for membership.  


If you answer "yes" to any of these 5 questions, you can become a member of UW Credit Union:

Are you a Wisconsin resident who is enrolled at or has previously attended any accredited institution of higher education nationwide?
Do you live, work or attend school within 5 miles of any branch location?
Are you an employee, student or alumni of the following UW schools, colleges and extensions?
Are you a current or former employee of the following organizations?
Are you an immediate family member of any person eligible to be a member?

What you’ll need to join:

  • Social Security Number (if applicable)
  • Current physical and mailing addresses (previous address if at current address for less than 6 months)
  • One of the following forms of identification: Driver's License, U.S. State ID, Resident Alien ID Card (Green Card), Passport, U.S. Military ID, or Matricula Consular ID
  • A way to fund your account, such as a credit card, check or cash
  • Phone number & email address

Joining is easy.  Complete your application online in about 15 minutes or visit any of our branch locations.

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