Personal Banking
Personal Banking

JMU Alumni Checking

JMU Alumni Checking is the brilliant way to connect with your money - and JMU! With each account opened, Union will make a contribution to support alumni, student and athletic programs.

  • No Monthly Fee
  • No Minimum Balance Requirements
  • Requires $25 to Open
  • Exclusive alumni-only Visa® Check Card featuring Wilson Hall. Other JMU images are available through the Make It Mine program.
  • VISA® Debit Card available, with debit rewards.
  • Get FREE customized checks to remember your Duke Dog days!
  • Free ATM transactions at all Union ATMs, plus refund of all ATM fees from non-Union ATMs.

Included Services

All of our checking accounts come with great features to keep track of your account like:


Additional JMU Alumni Benefits

Financial Discounts

The benefits of our Alumni Banking Program are bigger and better than you'd expect. Beyond our exclusive checking account, custom debit cards, and custom checks, you'll also enjoy these Alumni-only offers and discounts available through Union:

Alumni Savings

Pay yourself first with your JMU Alumni Savings Account! You can set up a no-hassle automatic transfer from your JMU Alumni Checking Account to your Alumni Savings Account. Watch your funds grow while providing support to James Madison University!

  • Earn a premium interest rate on all balances
  • Minimum daily balance requirement of $300 to avoid a $3.00 monthly service charge
  • Get two withdrawals per month - $2 fee per withdrawal in excess of two

Alumni CDs

  • CDs earn premium interest rates
  • New money only
  • Alumni Banking Checking account required
    (Cannot be combined with any other CD specials)

Alumni Mortgage Discounts

  • Local Union Mortgage Consultant on hand to tailor a home loan to suit your needs
  • Receive up to a $300 lender credit towards closing costs when your loan is approved and closed
  • Only one offer per property, all other restrictions apply

Alumni Personal Loans

  • .25% discount on all consumer loans
    (Cannot be combined with any other loan rate discounts)
  • Applicable to new loans only. Overdraft Line of Credit protection excluded

Alumni Wealth Management Services

  • 10% discount on wealth management services.

Get Started

Apply for Free Checking

Open a JMU Alumni Checking account.


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Sat 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Switch Kit

Our account switch kit makes it easy to move your accounts to Union.

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