Getting Started

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It’s time to start banking for a greater good.

Open an account with Great Lakes Credit Union member and get competitive rates, financial education and tools, and 24/7 access from anywhere – all while supporting financial empowerment in your local community.

Your account can be approved in as little as one business day*.

To Apply Online


Step 1Fill out an application; it takes 5 minutes or less.
Step 2Select the accounts you want to open.
Step 3Download the GLCU Mobile Banking app so you're ready
to access your account.

Apply Now!

To Apply in Person


location iconStep 1Find the branch nearest you.
appointment iconStep 2Walk in, or schedule an appointment.
fund iconStep 3Speak to one of our Member Specialists
and fund your account.


*Anyone interested in opening a GLCU account can now do so typically within one business day, thanks to GLCU’s partnership with Plaid, a fintech company that facilitates communication between financial services apps and users' banks and credit card providers.

Visit any of our convenient branches, call us toll free at (800) 982-7850 to speak with a representative.


Helpful Member Resources

24/7 Account Access

With Online Banking, Mobile Banking, and Shared Branch Banking, you’ll have access to your money, anytime and anywhere.

Member Rewards

We've teamed up with Love My Credit Union Rewards to offer exclusive discounts so you can save more of your hard-earned money.

Financial Counseling

Whether you are looking to buy a home, reduce debt, or save for retirement, we’re here to support you and your financial goals

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