Student Checking

$25 Cash Rewards

Up to two times per year, with a 3.30 or higher GPA

Student Checking

Being a student can be both rewarding and challenging. With a Guardian Credit Union student checking account, you don’t need to worry about additional challenges. We’ll make your financial life easier. Plus, we’ll give you the opportunity to earn cash rewards, with a qualifying GPA.


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Students ages 13-24 are eligible for student checking. Students ages 13-17 require an adult 18 years or older to be joint on membership/s. Joint member may be removed when the minor turns 18. Student checking accounts will  be converted to Standard Checking at the age 25 of the primary member. No Guardian Overdraft allowed. $25 cash reward earned for having a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3.30 or higher or equivalent for non-GPA scored grades if GPA is not used. To claim reward, proof of GPA with current report card and/or transcripts including numerical score and course credits must be provided. If you are unable to provide GPA documentation, contact your local branch for further guidance on proof required. Reward must be claimed within 60 days from end of grading period date and can be claimed up to 2 grade periods per year. Reward only available for the grading period during the account opening and thereafter. Student ID must be provided at account opening. If a school ID is not available, student must provide a current school transcript, report card, class schedule or state registration at time of account opening. Membership eligibility applies for all individuals on account. Program rules and qualifications may change at any time at the discretion of Guardian Credit Union. A $5.00 savings account is required and a minimum opening deposit of $10 for the checking account. Guardian Credit Union membership is open to those living or working in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth and Kenosha Counties.
  • Your Debit Card

    Your Debit Card

    Your Debit Card

    A GCU Discover® debit card makes it easy to pay right from your account wherever you go.

  • Save for Something Special

    Save for Something Special

    Save for Something Special

    Vacation, the holidays, you name it: our club accounts make it easy.

  • Start Your Auto-Buying Journey

    Start Your Auto-Buying Journey

    Start Your Auto-Buying Journey

    Search for cars, figure your monthly payment, and get pre-approved.

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