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Membership Eligibility

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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 $5.00 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

          Astellas

          Baxalta

          Baxter Healthcare

          Baxter Credit Union

          Beckman Coulter

          Boston Scientific

          Bowe Bell & Howell

          Brunswick Corporation

          Cardinal Health

          Carefusion

          CVS Health

          Catalent Pharma Solutions

          Catamaran

          CDW

          Centegra Health Care

          Coopervision

          Corsolutions Medical

          Curran Group, Inc.

          Deloitte & Touche

          Edwards Lifesciences

          Ellman International

          Encompass Group

          Faulding

          Fenwal, Inc.

          Fresinius (FMC)

          GFX International

          GGP

          Global Healthcare Exchange

          HMS Capital, Inc.

          Hospital La Concepcion

          Hospital Menonita

          Hospital UPR

          Infac India Group

          Integra Neurosciences

          Intralase Corp.

          IPA Omega

          ITW

          Knaack, LLC

          Komatsu

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

          Lifewatch

          LSI

          Marshall Reddick Seminars, Inc.

          Medassets, Inc.

          Medline Industries, Inc.

          Migrant Healthcare Center

          Navilyst Medical

          Neoforma

          Neurosource

          Nexell Therapeutics

          Palliative Carecenter & Hospice of the North Shore

          Physiotherapy Associates

          Prime Coat

          Quill Corporation

          Rexam Medical Packaging

          Reyes Holdings

          Rust-Oleum Corporation

          Sage Products

          Scotsman Ice Systems

          Seguros Multiples

          Segway

          Signode Industrial Group, LLC

          Snap on Incorporated

          Stryker Corporation

          Sunrise Medical, Inc.

          Target (Team Member or Contractor)

          Thermometrics

          Trammell Crow

          Trustmark

          UnitedHealth Group, Inc.

          Verizon California, Inc.

          Watlow Company

          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

  • “Once a member, always a member!”

    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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