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Our mission
is to provide superior service while assisting members and employees to achieve financial security, their goals, and ultimately, their dreams.
Superior Service
Oakland University Credit Union is the official financial services partner of Oakland University. Over our 55+-year history as a partner of Oakland University, our commitment has grown to include two branches and multiple ATMs located on and around the OU campus. Our continued support of OU athletics and other campus programs helps us connect with OU students, faculty, staff, and alumni as well as grow with the university and surrounding communities.
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Superior Service
Oakland University Credit Union is the official financial services partner of Oakland University. Over our 55+-year history as a partner of Oakland University, our commitment has grown to include two branches and multiple ATMs located on and around the OU campus. Our continued support of OU athletics and other campus programs helps us connect with OU students, faculty, staff, and alumni as well as grow with the university and surrounding communities.
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2015
Groundbreaking for MSUFCU's second headquarters building on the headquarters campus.
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2016
Financial Education and Innovation Center opens.
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1937
Eight Michigan State College (MSC) professors open MSC Employees Credit Union on campus and operate out of a desk drawer.
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1955
Michigan State College becomes Michigan State University; the Credit Union changes its name to MSU Employees Credit Union (MSUECU)
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1958
The Credit Union moves into a Quonset hut on MSU's campus to use as a new office.
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1966
Oakland University employees become members.
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1973
Oakland University branch opens.
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1975
The first ATM is installed at the Crescent branch on MSU's campus.
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1979
Michigan State University Employees Credit Union becomes MSU Federal Credit Union.
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1985
MSUFCU reaches $100 million in assets and over 40,000 members. MSU students also become eligible for membership.
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1996
MSUFCU launches its first website, www.msufcu.org with ComputerLine.
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2003
MSUFCU reaches $1 billion in assets, making it the largest university-based credit union in the world and 73rd-largest credit union in the nation.
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2008
MSUFCU's new headquarters building opens on West Road in East Lansing.
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2012
The Credit Union celebrates its 75 year anniversary and launches the MSUFCU mobile app.
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2013
Oakland University Credit Union is established as a trade name of MSUFCU.
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2014
MSUFCU was named Federal Credit Union of the year by National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU).
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Encouraging Growth
The Credit Union began its partnership with Oakland University in the late 1950s after Alfred and Matilda Wilson donated $2 million and their 1,500-acre estate to Michigan State University to start a new college in Oakland County. We were the financial institution that provided financial services to the university employees at that time and continued to serve the OU community after Oakland University became its own entity.
 
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Encouraging Growth
The Credit Union began its partnership with Oakland University in the late 1950s after Alfred and Matilda Wilson donated $2 million and their 1,500-acre estate to Michigan State University to start a new college in Oakland County. We were the financial institution that provided financial services to the university employees at that time and continued to serve the OU community after Oakland University became its own entity.
 
Stronger Ties
In 2013, the Credit Union strengthened its partnership with Oakland University by serving as the official credit union for the university under the trade name of Oakland University Credit Union (OU Credit Union). To enhance the OU community's experience with the Credit Union, we opened a branch in the Oakland Center, which serves OU students, faculty, staff, and community members.
 
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Stronger Ties
In 2013, the Credit Union strengthened its partnership with Oakland University by serving as the official credit union for the university under the trade name of Oakland University Credit Union (OU Credit Union). To enhance the OU community's experience with the Credit Union, we opened a branch in the Oakland Center, which serves OU students, faculty, staff, and community members.
 
Driving Change
In 2016, the Credit Union expanded its presence in Oakland County through a merger with Clarkston Brandon Community Credit Union (CBCCU), adding approximately 8,500 members. As a result of this merger, anyone who lives, works, worships, and goes to school in Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, and Oakland counties are eligible for membership.
 
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Driving Change
In 2016, the Credit Union expanded its presence in Oakland County through a merger with Clarkston Brandon Community Credit Union (CBCCU), adding approximately 8,500 members. As a result of this merger, anyone who lives, works, worships, and goes to school in Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, and Oakland counties are eligible for membership.
 
Giving Back
Giving back to our community is one of OU Credit Union's core values and part of the "people helping people" philosophy on which credit unions were founded. At OU Credit Union, we are committed to making a positive impact on as many people as possible and investing in our community to help create a place where people are proud to live, work, and visit.
 
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Giving Back
Giving back to our community is one of OU Credit Union's core values and part of the "people helping people" philosophy on which credit unions were founded. At OU Credit Union, we are committed to making a positive impact on as many people as possible and investing in our community to help create a place where people are proud to live, work, and visit.
 
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Since the beginning we've invested in our employees and community.
Icon Image More than $3.3 billion in assets
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Icon Image Membership of nearly 230,000
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Icon Image Largest University based Credit Union in the world