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Giving UC San Diego a financial advantage.


It is with great honor that we partner with UC San Diego, in a campus-wide partnership, as your Official Credit Union Partner. University Credit Union was founded by UC employees over 70 years ago and we’re proud to serve the university community exclusively. We’re excited to provide the Triton family unparalleled products and services for years to come!


UC San Diego students, alumni, staff, faculty, retirees, and immediate family of existing members are now eligible to open an account at University Credit Union. Our team is excited to give you a financial advantage by providing financial educational opportunities including workshops & seminars, one-on-one financial guidance, and, of course, every day banking needs. We can’t wait to have you as a member! You’ll enjoy surcharge-free ATM access and an advisory center on campus, over 30,000 CO-OP ATMs nationwide, access to our online, on-demand financial education modules, our Best Rates in the Nation Guarantee* and some special savings rates designed just for the Triton community. 


Official Triton Rewards Credit Card

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Official Triton Debit Card

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We’re excited to exclusively offer official Triton Credit and Debit Cards for the UC San Diego community!


Our official Triton Rewards Credit Card features an iconic image of the Geisel Library on the UC San Diego campus, making it an ideal way to show your school pride. With no annual or foreign transaction fees, our official Triton Rewards Credit Card will allow you to earn an unlimited 2 points per every $1 spent1 on qualified purchases, making it the perfect card for your everyday spending. You'll be able to redeem your points for travel, gift cards, merchandise, Mastercard® prepaid cards, eCertificates for various merchants, and more.


You can also show your school spirit when you open an account and select the official Triton Debit Card in your online application.


Our University Checking Account is loaded with features to help you earn more. Earn up to 5.00% APY2, automatic ATM fee reimbursements up to $25/month3, loan rate discounts of 0.25% APR4 with auto pay on personal and auto loans, and more.


UCU’s core purpose is to give members a financial advantage, along with the promise to advocate, educate, and innovate, to better serve the university community. Not only are we your financial partner, but we look forward to supporting the university in all its endeavors.

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