News Releases | April 29, 2024

UFCU and Southwestern University Expand Partnership

AUSTIN, Texas, April 29, 2024Southwestern University and UFCU formally announce their partnership, adding Southwestern faculty, staff, and students to UFCU’s field of membership. The announcement follows the November 2023 opening of UFCU’s next-generation branch in Georgetown, Texas, one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation.

“UFCU is proud to serve all major higher education institutions in the greater Austin area, including the Southwestern University Pirates," said UFCU CEO and President Michael Crowl. "We are thrilled to have the opportunity to serve the faculty, staff, and students of Southwestern University, and we are committed to empowering their financial success and building brighter futures.”

Southwestern students, faculty, and staff will benefit from financial success programs, education opportunities, direct deposit services, access to paychecks up to two days early, and many other financial solutions. UFCU is committed to supporting education as a personal and community investment. Its membership field now contains more than 25 education-related institutions and more than 200 businesses and organizations.

“UFCU provides solutions for individuals at every stage of their lives," said Executive Vice President of Member Experience Chris Turnley. "Our latest branch in Georgetown, in addition to the inclusion of Southwestern in our field of membership, will help us to become a valuable community partner that supports financial prosperity for generations to come.”

Open a UFCU account today at UFCU.org, stop by the UFCU Georgetown branch, or visit another convenient UFCU location.

About UFCU
As a Member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative, UFCU is passionate about helping Members improve their lives. With more than 379,000 Members and approximately $4.158 billion in total assets as of March 31, 2024, UFCU offers a variety of products, services, and education programs to empower Members in achieving financial success. More information about UFCU can be found on the website www.ufcu.org or its social media platforms: Facebook, X, Instagram.