Promotions & Contests

“Cash for College” Sweepstakes Official Rules

  1. No Purchase Necessary to Enter and Win. Persons age 18 and older and who have a valid social security number are eligible to participate in the “Cash for College Sweepstakes” (“Sweepstakes”) from June 17, 2019 through August 29, 2019.

  2. Subject to the limitations contained herein, eligible persons may enter the Sweepstakes between June 17, 2019 7:00 AM Central Standard Time (“CST”) – August 29, 2019, 6:00 PM CST, through any of the following methods:

    • Automatic Entry. Eligible persons who open a UFCU checking account during weeks noted in Paragraph 4 below will be automatically entered.

    • To enter by mail, submit an original hand written 3” x 5” card without charge or obligation with your name, mailing address, email address, phone, age, and member account number, if applicable (all information must be included to be considered a valid entry), to “Cash for College”, Attn: University Relations, PO Box 9350, Austin, Texas 78766-9350.

  3. Entries are subject to the following qualifications, unless otherwise indicated above:

    • Sweepstakes is limited to entering students enrolled at University of Texas at Austin (“University of Texas”), Texas State University (“Texas State”), St. Edwards University (”St. Edwards”), and Concordia University (“Concordia”) (collectively “Qualifying Universities”) who open a UFCU checking account at the following UFCU Locations during the respective Summer 2019 Orientation of each university:

    • UFCU University Financial Center
      2244 Guadalupe Street
      Austin, Texas 78705

      UFCU UT Gregory Gym Financial Center
      2101 Speedway
      Austin, Texas 78712

      UFCU Texas State University Financial Center
      Undergraduate Academic Center
      614 North Guadalupe Street
      San Marcos, Texas 78666

      UFCU San Marcos Interactive Financial Center
      1190 Thorpe Lane
      San Marcos, Texas 78666

      UFCU Information Tables on Concordia Campus
      11400 Concordia University Drive
      Austin, Texas 78726

      UFCU Lakeline Financial Center
      13860 North Highway 183
      Austin, Texas 78750

      UFCU Information Table(s) on St. Edwards Campus
      3001 South Congress Avenue
      Austin, Texas 78704

      UFCU Ben White Financial Center
      130 East Ben White Boulevard
      Austin, Texas 78704

    • In order to correctly identify eligible persons, individuals submitting entries must be enrolled in one of the Qualifying Universities, and “University of Texas”, “Texas State”, “St. Edwards”, or “Concordia” must be selected as the qualifying field of membership.

    • Entries submitted by mail are limited to one per person and must be received by the dates listed below by 11:00 AM CST to be eligible. UFCU assumes no responsibility for lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, illegible, or postage-due mail entries.

  4. Need not be present to win. Drawings will be held on the drawing dates indicated below at 6:00 PM CST at UFCU’s Administrative Offices located at UFCU Plaza,8303 N Mopac Expressway Austin, TX 78759. Entries are not cumulative, and are valid for one drawing only. All decisions are final and are at UFCU's sole discretion. Winner must have a valid Social Security number and photo identification must be provided. The prize (retail value not to exceed $500.00) will be awarded by random drawing of all eligible entries. Prizes will be deposited into each winning entrant’s UFCU account.

  5. Number of Winners Prize Date Mailed Entries Received Dates Checking Account Opened Drawing Date
    1 $500 06/27/2019 06/17/2019 – 06/27/2019 06/28/2019
    1 $500 08/11/2019 06/28/2019 –07/11/2019 07/12/2019
    1 $500 07/18/2019 07/12/2019 – 07/18/2019 07/19/2019
    1 $500 07/25/2019 07/19/2019 – 07/25/2019 07/26/2019
    1 $500 08/01/2019 07/26/2019 –08/01/2019 08/02/2019
    1 $500 08/08/2019 08/02/2019 – 08/08/2019 08/09/2019
    1 $500 08/15/2019 08/09/2019 – 08/15/2019 08/16/2019
    1 $500 08/22/2019 08/16/2019 – 08/22/2019 08/23/2019
    1 $500 08/29/2019 08/23/2019 – 08/29/2019 08/30/2019

  6. By accepting a prize, the winner(s) agree(s) to hold UFCU and its directors, officers, and employees harmless against any and all claims and liabilities arising out of any injury or damage that may be caused or claimed to be caused out of the acceptance or use of the prize.

  7. All state and federal taxes are the sole responsibility of each winner.

  8. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

  9. By accepting a prize, the winner consents to disclosure of his/her name and agree to grant UFCU the right to use his/her name for promotional purposes without further compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law.

  10. The following individuals are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes: Officers, directors, independent contractors and employees of UFCU, and all of their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling, in-laws and/or the household members of each). The Sweepstakes is intended solely for viewing and participation in the United States and must be construed and evaluated solely under federal, state and local laws.

  11. By submitting an entry you accept and agree to be bound by these Sweepstakes rules. Any violation of these rules will result in disqualification. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law.