Student Accounts

Open Account Checking your balances, paying bills, & depositing money on your mobile phone is easy when you have a student checking account at UW Credit Union.

Checking For Every You 

Choose an account that’s made for student life. Our personal accounts are available to students, with no extra fees or requirements. Plus, we have a dedicated account just for high schoolers.

Not sure which account to choose? Let's break it down and simplify the process. 

College Students 

Rewards Checking

Want full service checking with great rewards?

Do more with Premium, Value or Access Rewards Checking.

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Clear Account

Need an account with superior simplicity? 

Enjoy easy, modern online banking with a Clear Account. 

  • No overdrafts
  • No paper checks
  • No monthly fees with active Direct or Mobile Deposit*
  • No minimum balance
  • Free budgeting tools

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High School 

Launch Account

Looking for a starter account for your teen?

Teen account with no fees and no overdrafts. Ages 14-17.

$0 Monthly Fee*

  • No risk of overdraft
  • No paper checks
  • Free Debit Card
  • No minimum balance

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Features for Students

Student-Friendly Technology

With free online banking and our handy Mobile App, you can deposit checks, pay bills, view account history and more. Plus check out:

  • Zelle - Send money quickly and easily. Request money from your parents or chip in for pizza with your friends.
  • Digital Wallet - Add your debit card to Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay™ to pay with your mobile device.
  • Budgeting Tools - Use online features to create goals and track your progress, check your credit score for free, and view reports to see how you’re spending your money.
  • Security Features - Turn your cards on and off, set up alerts and updates, and view a detailed transaction history to stay on top of purchases.

You don’t have to sacrifice security for convenience, either — our Mobile App uses Touch ID or PIN access. Best of all, we don't charge any fees!

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Resources for College

Campus Package

Enhance your experience by bundling your checking account into a Campus Package. It’s an easy way to take care of all of your banking needs and avoid fees. Choose from helpful essentials, such as Visa credit cards and a reserve line of credit, to help you build your credit and stay covered.

Select "Campus Package" when you open your account online, or ask your teller for more information.

Credit Cards & Student Loans

Learn about all our lending options to help boost your budget and meet your goals.

  • Visa Credit Cards - For students who are just beginning to build credit, we offer low-limit cards starting at $1,000. Plus, no annual fee ever!
  • Student Loans - Finance your education with affordable student loans. Or, refinance your existing loans to lower your rate and get a better deal.


We Can Help

Have questions or need help? Our team is ready to help guide you in finding the right account. 

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Tips & Tools

Explore our helpful Financial Guide as well as find useful tips and tools to make the college years a success for:

Get Your Mascot Card

Debit cards available exclusively at UW Credit Union - including UW mascot cards and Forward Madison.