Alumni Checking

Support the Dukes and boost your bottom line.
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Get a $100 Cash Bonus* when you open a personal checking account

Support JMU alumni, student and athletic programs
Exclusive alumni-only discounts and benefits
No monthly service charge or minimum balance requirement

Get a debit card that shows your Duke pride.

Your JMU experience gave you so many memories and experiences. Honor your time there and get special alumni perks with Union's Alumni Checking account. 

  • Free ATM transactions at all Union ATMs, 5 free non-Union ATMs, plus 5 free rebates of fees charged by other banks
  • Add James Madison University imagery, such as Wilson Hall and more, to your Make-It-Mine debit card
  • Free customized Duke Dog/JMU checks
  • Free cashiers checks
  • Bank on your time through Online BankingMobile Banking, and Online Bill Pay
  • Use Apple Pay® for quicker payments 
  • Compare this account's competitive rate with other options
  • 0.25% discount on new loans when you use an automatic payment from your Union account1
  • $300 off closing costs with a new or refinanced mortgage2
  • Get a 10% discount on wealth management services
  • Qualifies for Loyalty Savings, Money Market, CDs and IRA accounts, where you can earn premium rates
  • $25 to open
  • FDIC-insured

$100 Cash Bonus*

Now through November 30, 2018, open a personal checking account and set up a recurring qualified direct deposit of $250 or greater that is received twice within 60 days, and you'll get $100!
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*Bonus – In order to qualify for the $100 cash bonus, you must (1) open a new personal checking account, by November 30, 2018, AND (2) set up one recurring qualified direct deposit in which two direct deposits of $250 or greater are received within 60 days of account opening. A “qualified direct deposit” is a direct deposit of a paycheck, pension, Social Security or other eligible regular monthly income, electronically deposited by an employer or an outside agency into your new checking account. Cash bonus is only available to new customers that do not currently have a personal checking account and have not previously received a cash bonus. Bonus may not be combined with any other offer and may be withdrawn without notice. All accounts are subject to approval. $100 Cash Bonus Payment: $100 cash bonus will be credited to your new checking account within 30 days after all terms of offer are met. Your checking account must be in good standing at time of payment to receive cash bonus award. Cash bonus value will be reported to IRS as taxable income.