Santa Clara, CA — Oct. 15, 2019 — Santa Clara University has entered into a strategic partnership with Southern California-based University Credit Union (UCU), one of the top credit unions in the country, to offer mortgages, financial education, on-site ATMs, and other benefits to faculty, staff, and students of Santa Clara community.


Products that will be offered will include discounted mortgage and auto loans for faculty and staff, on-site financial education and other benefits to the Santa Clara constituents.  


Additional benefits from the partnership will include:


  • Exclusive product lines to SCU faculty, staff, students, and alumni
  • Internship opportunities for SCU students
  • Financial literacy programs
  • Campus relationship center in Benson Center
  • ATMs conveniently located on campus


“University Credit Union is excited to partner with the Santa Clara University community, and to help their students, faculty and alumni achieve their financial and educational goals,” said David Tuyo, President and CEO of University Credit Union. “By opening a relationship center on campus, our commitment to the Santa Clara University community is deepened by providing University Credit Union the opportunity to showcase the value of membership and our promise to provide the top 1% best rates in the nation to our members.”


The Collegiate Services division of Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment secured the partnership on behalf of the university.


“This is a perfect fit that aligns two great partners.” said Mark Massari, VWSE’s Vice President for West Region. “We are proud to assist the tremendous momentum happening right now on the Mission campus and appreciate UCU’s commitment to the Santa Clara community.”


Santa Clara University is the most recent West Coast Conference school to partner with University Credit Union. UCU is also the title sponsor of the West Coast Conference Basketball Championships.