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Thank you for choosing Emory Alliance Credit Union.

Emory Alliance Credit Union is a full service financial institution and offers a wide variety of competitive products and services to members including savings, checking accounts with free Debit cards and ID Theft Protection, auto loans, real estate and mortgage loans, credit cards with Rewards!, online banking with free bill pay service, investment services, free educational seminars on financial topics that matter to you, and much more!

Once you're a member, your family members are eligible to join and enjoy the benefits we offer.  You're more than just a customer to us.  We are completely owned and operated by our members.  Being a member makes you an integral part of our organization.

Join Today!

Applying online is fast, easy, and secure.

To join, you will need to:

  • Complete the online membership application.
  • After submitting your application online, print your completed application and bring the following information with you on your first visit:
    • Photo ID (Driver's license or state-issued ID), or social security card. Non-US citizens should also provide visa and passport documents.
    • Proof of membership eligibility (work ID, copy of current utility bill as proof of residency, or paycheck stub).
    • Information for joint account holders and beneficiaries.
  • Make an initial deposit of $5 to a share savings account.  You can conveniently make your initial deposit online by electronic transfer (ACH).  Please have your bank's routing number and account number on hand for processing.
  • If you do not wish to open and fund the account at this time, you may send us a secured e-mail or call us as (404) 329-6415 to request a new membership package or stop by any of our branch locations to speak to a Financial Services Representative.  Be sure to include your name, address and a contact number.

*To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, Federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account. When you open an account with Emory Alliance CU, we will ask you for your name, residential address and mailing address, date of birth and other information that will allow us to identify you.  We may also ask you to see your driver's license and/or other identifying documents. Additionally, all accounts will be verified through eFunds, ChoicePoint, and Credit Reporting Agencies.

Membership Eligibility

Who can join Emory Alliance Credit Union?

You are eligible to join the credit union if you live or work in DeKalb or Fulton County, or an employee of one of the following organizations:


  • An immediate family member (relative by blood, adoption or marriage) or household member of anyone in the groups below:
  • Employees of Emory Alliance CU and members of their immediate family;
  • Organizations of such persons;
  • A retiree, pensioner or annuitant of the below groups;
  • Spouse of person who was within the field of membership, at time of his or her death;
Emory University Other Medical Facilities
Alumni Atlanta Outpatient Surgery Centers
Faculty Atlanta Urological Consultants
Staff Atlanta Urology Associates, PC
Students - Undergraduate, Graduate, Business School, School of Nursing and
                   Continuing Education at Emory
Comprehensive Women's Healthcare, LLC
  Del Mazo Medical Services
Oxford College Dr. David H. Doggett Bordeaux, DDS office
Alumni Dr. George M. Domansky, DDS office
Faculty Dr. William E. Harris, DDS office
Staff Dr. Daniel Kingloff, MD office
Students Dr. James B. Orr office
  Dr. Richard L. Rodgers II, DDS office
Emory Healthcare Dr. R. B. Wilcox, MD office
Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta Laureate Medical Group
Decatur Plaza, The Marcus Autism Center
Emory Clinic, The Peachtree Vascular Associates
Emory Johns Creek Hospital Select Specialty Hospital
Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center Southeastern Pain Specialist
Emory University Hospital Women for Women, PC
Emory University Hospital Midtown  
Emory University Ortho & Spine Hospital Community Partners
Peachtree Center, The Canterbury Court
Sibley Heart Center, The Capital Cities Pharmacies
St. Josephs Hospital Cliff Valley School
Wesley Woods Geriatric Hospital Clifton School, The
Winship Cancer Center Community Friendship, The
  Georgia Community Support & Solutions
Emory Facilities Glenn School, The
Carter Center, The Hillels of Georgia
Emory Conference Center LifeLink of Georgia
Houston Mill House MedShare International
Yerkes National Primate Research Center Patient Account Services Atlanta, HCA
  Senior Connections
County Affiliations Surgical Solutions, LLC
Dekalb County - anyone working or living in Dekalb County  
Fulton County - anyone working or living in Fulton County  

Become An Affiliate

Why should your organization join Emory Alliance CU's Field of Membership?

Credit union membership has many privileges. In addition to having access to financial products and services at competitive rates and terms, credit union members receive the personal service they deserve. Credit unions are about relationships, not transactions. Your employees work hard for their money, and we work hard for them.

Offering your employees access to a credit union is a great employee benefit that you can provide at no cost to your organization. There is no fee for applying to be included in Emory Alliance CU's field of membership, and there are no future costs to your organization when you are approved by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance to be included in Emory Allliance CU's field of membership.

How does your organization become part of Emory Alliance CU's Field of Membership?

In order for your employees and their families to be members of Emory Alliance CU, your organization must be approved by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance to be included in the credit union's field of membership.

Your organization can apply to join Emory Alliance CU's field of membership by submitting a letter of application to the credit union. Click here to download the sample letter. The sample letter outlines the specific information required in your correspondence.

Upon receipt of your letter, we present your request to Emory ACU's board of directors for consideration. After the board of directors approves your request, we will submit the required documentation to the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance for their final review and consideration. The entire process takes no longer than 45 days to complete, depending on when the letter is presented to the board of directors. As soon as the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance approves your inclusion into our field of membership, your employees will be eligible to join the credit union.

Once our organization is added to the field of membership, who will be eligible to join?

Once your group is added to Emory Alliance CU's field of membership, your employees will be eligible for membership. Additionally, family members and household members of your employees will also be eligible.

How does an employee join the credit union?

Your employee will complete Emory Alliance CU's Membership Application and open a Share Savings Account with a minimum deposit of $5. A minimum balance of $5 must be maintained by the member in a share savings account in order for their membership to remain active. However, if a member chooses to discontinue their membership, this deposit is refunded to the member as long as their accounts are in good standing with the credit union.

At the time the account is opened, your employee will need to provide us with verification of their employment (such as a work ID or paycheck stub), and a valid picture ID, such as a driver's license.

Can an employee remain a member if they no longer work within our organization?

Yes. Once a member of a credit union, you are always a member as long as your account is in good standing and remain open.

International Students at Emory University

International Students attending Emory University must present the following documents to open an account:

  • A valid Passport from your country of origin
  • Your Emory University Student ID
  • A copy of your current F-1 Student Visa or J-1 Exchange Visitor Visa
  • A copy of your I-94 - Arrival-Departure Record
  • A copy of your I-20 - Certificate of Eligibility for Non-immigrant Student completed by Emory University.
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