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Member Benefit


The UWAA and BECU have joined together to support our members through advocacy of higher education and a commitment to financial well-being, and it couldn’t be a more natural fit. Since 2008, the UWAA and BECU have been partners in the idea that investing in education and excellence strengthens the UW, the Puget Sound and the world at large. To receive the UW-branded debit card, simply request the UW design when applying. Learn more.

UWAA Membership Offer:

For a limited time, UWAA Members can earn bonus cash by becoming a BECU member.

Join now and you could receive a $200 bonus* for opening a checking and savings account. Just use your BECU debit card for at least 10 transactions within the first 60 days of opening your account to qualify.**

Benefits of BECU membership include:

  • Checking accounts with no monthly maintenance fees
  • Low and competitive rates on auto loans, personal loans, credit cards and more
  • First-time homebuyer grants***

Offer valid 10/1/2020 to 12/31/2020. Log in to learn more on how to receive your benefit.

*$200 Member Incentive: Offer available to UWAA members only. Applicant must not be an existing member and must be age 18 and older to qualify. New members who are rejoining and have had a membership relationship with BECU in the last 12 months do not qualify. New member must open a Member Share or Member Advantage savings account, open a checking account and meet the account utilization requirements. Accounts must remain open for 90 days. Other terms, limitations and conditions may apply. Check with BECU for current Annual Percentage Yield (APY) of accounts. New member will receive the $200 bonus deposit to the Member Share/Member Advantage savings account within 120 days of opening qualifying accounts and meeting the utilization requirements and will be reported for the new member as interest income to the IRS on IRS Form 1099-INT at year-end. The Member Share/Member Advantage savings and also the checking accounts must be open and in good standing at the time of the bonus deposit. This offer cannot be combined with other offers. BECU is not required to pay the promotional incentive for accounts opened without the appropriate Promo Code. BECU reserves the right to terminate this offer at any time.

**Debit card transaction requirements must be met within the first 60 days after establishing membership. To meet the utilization requirement you must open a Member Share or Member Advantage savings account and also a checking account and order a debit card. You must complete ten or more qualifying transactions. Debit purchase, ATM deposit, ATM withdrawal, POS withdrawals, international debit transactions, and ATM transfer debit are defined as qualifying transactions.

***Buyers must meet all the first-time homebuyer grant program criteria, including loan and property qualifications, all of which may not be listed here. BECU reserves the right to alter or change criteria.

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