Premier America is the Official Credit Union of CSUN

For over 65 years, we’ve been helping people meet today’s needs and reach tomorrow’s dreams. We recognize the potential of every dream and provide financial opportunity and guidance to make them come true.

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Smarter Banking for Matadors

Join Fellow CSUN students, faculty/staff & alumni by joining Premier America Credit Union, the Official Credit Union of CSUN!


Why Join?

We offer exceptional banking and financial services to help students, alumni, and faculty/staff chart a path to success. Whether you need free and accessible checking, great savings options, a low-rate credit card, or an auto or home loan, we are here to help you meet today’s needs and reach tomorrow’s dreams.

We also make it easy to manage your money online from the comfort of home, mobile and on the go, or in-person at one of our community branches (including right on the CSUN campus).

Just Getting Started?

Open a Smart Spending Checking Account & Get Paid up to 2 Days Early*

Begin to Establish Your Credit

 Get Great Insurance Options (Renter’s & Auto)

Preparing for the Next Dream?

 Great Home Loan Options

 Competitive Auto Loans

 Affordable Auto & Homeowner’s Insurance

Planning for the Future?

 Personalized Wealth Management and Retirement Services

Affordable RV, Motorcycle, and Boat Loans

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This semester earn up to $75 when you open a Smart Spending Checking Account!

And. recive an additonal $25 Savings Bonus when you add a monthly direct deposit.**

New Smart Spending accounts opened during the fall semester will be automatically entered to win one of our four monthly cash prizes of $250 & the grand prize of an iPad! ***

Open Your Premier America Account Today 


Financial Wellness Center

We have two great resources to guide you through improving your financial wellness or support you as you seek deeper financial guidance. Visit our Financial Wellness Center to access these free member resources.

Real-World Financial Education Powered by EverFi

EverFi is a free digital platform providing over 75 learning modules, in English &Spanish. Each module empowers you to make smarter financial decisions, big and small, during each phase of your life. From saving for college or retirement to building emergency funds and purchasing a new home, EverFi delivers the planning and budgeting basics and much more.

Available 24/7 online & on the go

 Easy 3 to 7-minute videos

Certified Financial Coaches Powered by Greenpath

GreenPath™ is a trusted, national nonprofit organization, delivering free financial wellness services and support. Their certified financial counselors provide one-on-one help with your unique situation, as well as offering guidance on topics such as understanding your credit report, managing debt, resolving collections issues, budgeting, creating a savings plan, financing real estate purchases, and paying for college.

Available in 300 languages

Personalized plans & support

Join today online or visit one of our local branches.


CSUN Branch (Located in the Campus Store Complex)
Chatsworth Branch
Granada Hills Branch
Reseda Branch

*Early access to direct deposit funds depends on the timing of the submission of the payment file from the payer. We generally make these funds available on the day the payment file is received, which may be up to 2 days earlier than the scheduled payment date. **Premier America Credit Union will not charge a fee for accessing your funds at a non-CO-OP network ATM operated by another financial institution or business, but you may be charged a fee by the ATM owner/operator. ***Offer available exclusively to California State University Northridge (CSUN) students and is subject to change or end without notice. $75 incentive available to CSUN students who open a first time Smart Spending account. Account must remain open and in good standing for 45 days to qualify for incentive. $25 Head Start Savings Bonus available when monthly direct deposit (minimum single deposit of $200) added within the first 45 days after account opening. $24 bonus offer valid from 8/28/23-12/31/23. Account must remain open and in good standing through 1/15/24. Offer subject to change or end without notice. An initial deposit of $1 into a Smart Savings account is required to join Premier America Credit Union. Credit Union Membership subject to approval. Federally Insured by NCUA.

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