PSECU Level Up! Your Banking. Up to $300.

PSECU helps members achieve more.

Hey, Nittany Nation! We offer better banking and tons of member-only perks. Plus, you can earn up to $300* when you join PSECU and meet promo requirements.


Level 1

  • Become a PSECU member using promo code: LEVELUP and add a free checking account with debit card.
  • Log into digital banking (online or mobile).
  • Activate your debit card.

(Must be completed in the first 30 days of establishing your membership.)


Level 2

  • Establish one or more qualifying payroll direct deposits that together total $200 per calendar month.

(Must be completed within 90 days of establishing your membership.)


Level 3

  • Maintain the qualifying payroll direct deposit(s) for 90 days after initial deposit.

Blue & White Banking for Alumni, Friends, + Fans

We're the credit union for Penn Staters and offer Blue & White Banking so you can show your Nittany Lion pride. As The Official Financial Services Provider of the Penn State Alumni Association, we keep checking simple with no monthly fees, no complicated rules, and no hidden charges.


Plus, when you join PSECU, the Penn State Alumni Association benefits, too. We'll pay your first year of Penn State Alumni Association membership dues if you're not yet a member of the association. Because we're the credit union for all Penn Staters, this offer is extended to fans, too!

PSECU + PennState Alumni Association

Who Are We?

Opened in 1934, PSECU was founded by 22 ordinary people who pooled $90 and made an extraordinary commitment to each other: To create a financial institution where collective resources benefit all members.

Today, PSECU continues that legacy as Pennsylvania’s largest credit union, with over $8 billion in assets, more than 550,000 members, and a convenient anytime, anywhere digital-first banking model.

Our Members Achieve More

At PSECU, we're proud to offer you products and services that help you with your unique financial needs. After all, it’s what we do best.

New members can not only take advantage of our new member offer, but also gain access to the products and services they need in order to achieve more. It’s time to level up your banking with:

We make members feel valued, cared for, supported, and empowered to take control of their finances and achieve their dreams.

Our fraud prevention and security teams work hard every day to ensure your personal information and money are safe.

PSECU members enjoy competitive rates on loans and deposit products like savings accounts, certificates, and money markets.

“Members achieve more” isn’t just a tagline for us. It’s a part of everything we do. We provide lifelong value to our members as their trusted financial partner.

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*Level Up - Up to $300 Bonus Terms and Conditions current as of 4.3.2023
From 1/1/2023 to 12/31/2023, PSECU is running a new member incentive bonus. To receive up to $300, new members must sign up with a promotional code and satisfy each of the requirements listed below. PSECU will deposit member incentive bonus into the Regular share within 45 days after the requirements are satisfied. Promotion open to U.S. Residents who are 18 years of age or older at the time the account is opened. Limit one (1) new member Level Up bonus per tax identification number used to open a new PSECU account. You will not be eligible for the Level Up bonus if you are a current PSECU member, have closed an account within the past 12 months, or have received a previous new member incentive bonus within the past 12 months. Members who open accounts and/or loans by fraudulent, suspicious, or illegal means, including but not limited to providing PSECU with fraudulent or fabricated information, are not eligible to participate in this bonus offer. PSECU may adjust the deposited bonus or remove the deposited bonus at any time if PSECU suspects accounts and/or loans were opened by fraudulent, suspicious, or illegal means, including but not limited to providing PSECU with fraudulent or fabricated information. $5 is required to open and maintain a Regular share account. This $5 share deposit is also required to be eligible to receive the $300, and the member must be in good standing as defined by PSECU's Bylaws Article II, Section 1. A $5 minimum share purchase will be made on behalf of the new member by PSECU. If the member account is closed within the first year of membership, the initial $5 share will be retained by PSECU. The Annual Percentage Yield on PSECU's Regular share account is 0.50%. This variable rate is current as of 2.1.23 and may change. Withdrawals and fees may reduce earnings on the account. The recipient of the bonus (up to $300) is solely responsible for payment of applicable taxes on that amount. If you have any questions, please seek the advice of a qualified tax professional. All decisions of PSECU regarding this promotion are final. PSECU may terminate or change the terms and conditions of this promotion without notice. Subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

$100 Checking Bonus Requirements
You must be approved for savings and checking accounts, a PSECU debit card, and digital banking (online or mobile) account access and activate your debit card and log into digital banking within 30 days of establishing membership.

$100 Direct Deposit Set Up Bonus Requirements
You must meet the requirements of the $100 Checking Bonus and establish one or more qualifying payroll direct deposit(s) that together total $200 per calendar month, within 90 days of establishing membership. Qualifying payroll direct deposits are defined as paychecks, Social Security payments, and pension payments.

$100 Direct Deposit Bonus Requirements
You must meet the requirements of both the $100 Checking Bonus and $100 Direct Deposit Set Up Bonus and maintain the qualifying payroll direct deposit(s) for a minimum of 90 days after the first qualifying payroll direct deposit.