Headquartered in West Lafayette, Ind., Purdue Federal Credit Union was founded on the Purdue University campus in 1969 by a group of Purdue employees searching for a place where they, their families and their fellow employees could save and borrow money safely, confidentially and at a fair interest rate.

In December 2010, Purdue Federal acquired Members United Federal Credit Union. This member-owned financial cooperative has eight full-service branches serving more than 71,000 members.

Not a Boiler? Not a problem. Purdue Federal serves the entire LaPorte County community. Branch locations are located in LaPorte and on the Purdue Northwest Westville Campus.

below are the Purdue Federal Credit Union products available:
  • Checking Account: Merit Checking Account
    • Minimum Opening Balance: None
    • Monthly Maintenance Fee: None
    • ChexSystems: Yes
  • Savings Account: Regular Savings Account
    • Minimum Opening Balance: $5
    • Monthly Maintenance Fee: None
    • ChexSystems: Yes

*Membership eligibility required. Federally insured by NCUA.

Interested in one of these products? Visit a location near you or call (800) 627-3328.


In order to apply for the financial products listed above, you may be required to take one or more of our financial education workshops. Check with your bank partner regarding this criteria. To see class offerings, click here.