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join today and get up to $500If you’re looking for a bank that focuses on service instead of service charges, Stanford FCU is the place for you! Your not-for-profit credit union was recently recognized by an independent research firm as the top credit union in California to deliver value to our members! We have minimal fees, great rates, and 30,000 fee-free ATMs nationwide!

Financial Services

Checking & Savings

Credit Cards

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Auto and Mortgage Loans

  • Low Rate Loans
  • Up to 1.00% APR* auto loan discount on new or refinance from another lender
  • 90 Day No Payments on a new auto loan
  • Free Auto-Buying Program
  • Mortgage Loans Programs that fit your needs, including 80/10/10
  • Mortgage Loan Fee Rebate – Up to $700**
  • Home Equity Line of Credit

Additional Benefits


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*APR= Annual Percentage Rate. All loans subject to credit approval. **Mortgage loan fee rebate applies to SFCU internal fees only. Third party fees apply. Programs subject to change – contact Stanford FCU for program details. ***Recurring direct deposit must post to your account within 60 days of your account opening date. Bonus $100 will be credited to your account within 30 days after satisfaction of conditions. Discounts cannot be combined with any other offer.

Special Offers

Stanford Athletics® Fan Rewards Credit Card

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  • Football Fan Card
  • Athletics Fan Card

We are proud to be the Official Credit Card partner of Stanford Athletics®

Apply for the Athletics® Fan Rewards Credit Card

  • Choose from three exclusive card designs
  • Earn incredible rewards
  • Use a card with competitive rates

Check out the Rewards Catalog for travel, merchandise, gift cards and more.

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Personal Banker

Stanford FCU Personal Bankers’ sole purpose is serving you! They ensure that all of your banking needs are being met and that your member-experience is always satisfying.

Please email your personal banker at bd@sfcu.org or call them at 650.723.2509.

Already a Stanford FCU member? Our Contact Center is available 24/7 at 888.723.7328!

Get back into financial shape!

Compass Checking Account*

Compass Checking is right for you if you’re looking to re-establish a checking account after account troubles or ChexSystems records.

  • FREE checking account with NO monthly fees
  • Fee-Free access to 30,000+ CO-OP Network ATMs
  • Direct deposit required

Learn more about Compass Checking.

Open Account

To open a Compass Checking Account, click Open Account above and you’ll be directed to open a Basic Checking account. Enter the promotion code COMPASS.

*Some restrictions apply. Payroll direct deposit of $500 is required within the first 45 days of account opening. View complete details.

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Compass Loans

If you’re paying more than 18% APR on your loan, it’s time to switch!

Stanford FCU can help you get back into good financial shape if you have credit challenges. You’ll enjoy lower interest rates on loans and fewer fees.

Car Loans & Personal Loans*

  • Loans for all types of credit history
  • Affordable payments
  • Stanford FCU checking account with direct deposit is required

Credit Cards*

  • Low credit lines available
  • Secured credit lines to build credit history
  • Stanford FCU checking account with direct deposit is required

Apply Now

*APR = Annual Percentage Rate. Subject to account approval. Loan requirements: Monthly $500 direct deposit required into a Stanford FCU checking account.


Financial Fitness

Stanford FCU can get you on the right path to financial wellness. Take advantage of one-on-one counseling, seminars, checking and loan programs that are sensitive to credit challenges. We help you get back into financial shape.


Please fill out the form below and we will contact you with more information about our program.

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