Membership Eligibility

You’ve got several ways to qualify!

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  • There are several ways you can qualify for membership. Check out the “Those We Serve” tab for more information. Ready to join? Begin by submitting a membership application.

    Once approved, we’ll make a one-time $1.00 deposit to your Share-01 Regular Savings account, making you both a member and part-owner of the Credit Union. You and your family can then start enjoying the rewards of membership right away!

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  • BCU membership eligibility* is based on one or more of the following qualifying criteria:

    1. Employment-based eligibility:
    2. You are a permanent, temporary or contract employee of one of the several elite employer groups offering the Credit Union’s services as a valuable employee benefit.

      • Partner Companies
        • Allergan Medical Optics

          Althoff Industries

          Archdiocese of Chicago


          Baxter Healthcare

          Baxter Credit Union

          Beckman Coulter

          Becton Dickinson

          Bella Vista Hospital


          Boston Scientific

          Bowe Bell & Howell

          Brookfield Properties

          Brunswick Corporation

          Cardinal Health

          CVS Health

          Catalent Pharma Solutions



          Centegra Health Care


          Corsolutions Medical

          Curran Group, Inc.

          Deloitte & Touche

          Edwards Lifesciences

          Ellman International

          Encompass Group


          Fenwal, Inc.

          Fresinius (FMC)

          GFX International

          Global Healthcare Exchange

          Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.

          HMS Capital, Inc.

          Hospital La Concepcion

          Hospital Menonita

          Hospital UPR

          Infac India Group

          Integra Neurosciences

          Intralase Corp.

          IPA Omega




          Knaack, LLC


          Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (Staff, Faculty, Current Students)



          Marshall Reddick Seminars, Inc.

          Medassets, Inc.

          Medline Industries, Inc.

          Migrant Healthcare Center

          Navilyst Medical



          Nexell Therapeutics

          Palliative Carecenter & Hospice of the North Shore

          Panasonic Avionics

          Physiotherapy Associates

          Prime Coat



          Residential Real Estate Council

          Rexam Medical Packaging

          Reyes Holdings

          Rust-Oleum Corporation

          Sage Products


          Scotsman Ice Systems

          Seguros Multiples



          Signode Industrial Group, LLC

          Snap on Incorporated

          Stryker Corporation

          Sunrise Medical, Inc.

          Target (Team Member or Contractor)



          Trammell Crow

          Trivity Health


          UnitedHealth Group, Inc.

          Verizon California, Inc.

          Watlow Company

          Zebra Technologies Corporation

          Zimmer Caribe, Inc.

    3. Community-based eligibility:
    4. You live or work in one of six local community charter counties: Lake, McHenry, DuPage, Kane or Cook (north of 95th Street on the south side of Chicago) County in Illinois, or Kenosha County in Wisconsin.

    5. Family-based eligibility:

      You are the immediate or extended qualifying family of an existing member related by blood, marriage, fostering or adoption. Eligible family members include: spouses, parents, children, siblings, domestic partners, grandchildren, grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

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    *Membership Eligibility Disclosure

  • “Here Today For Your Tomorrow!”

    Benefits of the Credit Union membership will always be available to you and your family, no matter where life takes you.

    Relocating to a new area? No problem! Changing jobs? The Credit Union goes with you. Retiring? We've Got Your Back then, too. Our commitment to your financial well-being is truly a lifelong promise.

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