How Do I Qualify for Membership?

We want everyone to experience IECU! While we do have a specific field of membership, it’s much broader than what you might think! Joining a Credit Union is like belonging to a're a a member for life!

Membership is open to any person affiliated with the education community, including employees, retired employees, current students and alumni of any school in Sangamon or Menard County Illinois, including the districts of: Athens,  Auburn,  Ball Chatham, Carlinville,  Greenview,  New Berlin, Pawnee, Pleasant Plains, Riverton, Rochester, Tri-City, Williamsville-Sherman, Winchester, Waverly, Lincoln Land Community College, the University of Illinois in Springfield, Robert Morris University and Benedictine University. Those employed by Horace Mann Companies, Illinois Education Association (IEA/NEA) or subsidiaries and affiliates of IEA/NEA, and those in the immediate family of current members also qualify for membership.

To us, “educators” does not mean strictly teachers and includes those who share our mission of supporting education as well.  It includes the librarians, custodians, secretaries, bus drivers, counselors, administrators, and all others who make up a school and influence the lives of students.  We consider all school employees to be educators.  Anyone in our field of membership is eligible to join and enjoy the full privileges of Credit Union membership.  

How Do I Join IECU?

We know your time is valuable…that’s why we make it so easy to apply for membership!

Apply for membership online!

Prefer to stop in and see us? Visit us at either Illinois Educators Credit Union location. We can’t wait to meet you and start building a bright financial future for you!

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What Do I Need to Get Started?

In compliance with the USA Patriot Act and other federal regulations, we require a copy of your identification, Social Security Number, and a $5.00 minimum deposit to establish your membership. Acceptable forms of identification are: a valid Driver’s License, a valid state issued Identification Card, valid Military Identification Cards, and valid passports. We appreciate your support in complying with federal regulations to provide the highest security on accounts possible.

Lifetime Membership

That’s right! Once you’re a member of IECU, membership for you and your family is secure for life! Even if you move or change jobs, our network of shared branches, free ATMs and our mobile app mean that YOUR Credit Union moves with YOU!

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