You’ve got several ways to qualify!
There are several ways you can qualify for membership. Check out the “Those We Serve” tab for more information. Ready to join? Begin by submitting a membership application.
Once approved, a one-time $5.00 share deposit to a savings account makes you both a member and part-owner of the Credit Union—allowing you and your family members to start enjoying the rewards of membership right away!
BCU membership eligibility* is based on one or more of the following qualifying criteria:
- Employment-based eligibility:
Allergan Medical Optics
Archdiocese of Chicago
Baxter Credit Union
Bowe Bell & Howell
Catalent Pharma Solutions
Centegra Health Care
Curran Group, Inc.
Deloitte & Touche
Global Healthcare Exchange
HMS Capital, Inc.
Hospital La Concepcion
Infac India Group
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (Staff, Faculty, Current Students)
Marshall Reddick Seminars, Inc.
Medline Industries, Inc.
Migrant Healthcare Center
Palliative Carecenter & Hospice of the North Shore
Rexam Medical Packaging
Scotsman Ice Systems
Signode Industrial Group, LLC
Snap on Incorporated
Sunrise Medical, Inc.
Target (Team Member or Contractor)
UnitedHealth Group, Inc.
Verizon California, Inc.
Zimmer Caribe, Inc.
- Community-based eligibility:
- Family-based eligibility:
You are the immediate or extended qualifying family of an existing member related by blood, marriage, fostering or adoption. Eligible family members include: spouses, parents, children, siblings, domestic partners, grandchildren, grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
You are a permanent, temporary or contract employee of one of the several elite employer groups offering the Credit Union’s services as a valuable employee benefit.
You live or work in one of six local community charter counties: Lake, McHenry, DuPage, Kane or Cook (north of 95th Street on the south side of Chicago) County in Illinois, or Kenosha County in Wisconsin.
“Once a member, always a member!”
Benefits of the Credit Union membership will always be available to you and your family, no matter where life takes you.
Relocating to a new area? No problem! Changing jobs? The Credit Union goes with you. Retiring? We've Got Your Back then, too. Our commitment to your financial well-being is truly a lifelong promise.