COVID-19 Resources



BCU continues to take every feasible step to protect the physical and financial well-being of our members and employees. If you or your family are impacted by the current public health and economic situation, and need our support, we're here to help.

Check back here for the latest updates.

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24/7 Account Access

At a time when reliable access to Digital Banking tools is more important than ever, you can rely on the Credit Union’s Digital Banking for your account needs.

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Account Maintenance

Check account balances and transfer funds.


Bill Pay

Set up one-time
or recurring payments.

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Deposit Anywhere

Make deposits securely using your mobile device.

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Find thousands of in-network ATMs nationwide.

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Assistance & Helpful Information

  • Branch Accessibility

    As we adjust to practicing social distancing to protect each other’s physical well-being, please remember, we're always looking out for your financial well-being, too.

    Branch access may be limited or unavailable based on the local environment. Know before you go—visit the Locations search tool for up-to-date info about nearby branches and ATMs.

  • Economic Impact Payments (Stimulus Payments)

    Members who are eligible to receive Economic Impact Payments (a/k/a Stimulus Payments) will begin seeing direct deposits from the IRS on March 15, 2021. To check the status of your payment, use the IRS “Get My Payment” portal. If you don’t see the funds in your account, please contact the IRS directly. Still have questions? Please Contact Us for assistance.

    If you need to deposit a stimulus check, or any other check remotely, you can do so conveniently and securely with Deposit Anywhere. Watch this video for more information on using this Digital Banking feature.

    Check out these additional resources:

  • Auto, Credit Card and Personal Loan Assistance

    The Credit Union has lending solutions to help. Emergency loan assistance we may be able to provide include:

    • Payment relief on existing BCU loans and credit cards1; including Skip One Loan Payment or a Loan Extension for up to 90 days
    • Deferring your first payment up to 90 days2 on a new auto loan.

    To discuss these solutions, please contact us:

    To Apply for an auto loan: 888-389-8344
    Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

    Relief on existing loan payments, please call: 847-932-8187 (English) / 847-932-8188 (Espanol)
    Available Monday through Friday, 8AM - 5PM CDT

    Request Payment Relief Online: Log in and send us a secure message via Message Center.

  • Student Loan Assistance

    University Accounting Service (UAS) is the loan servicer for your Credit Union account and provides 24/7 access to view your loan information and make payments at (Payments by mail should be sent to University Accounting Service, PO Box 5865, Carol Stream, IL 60197-5865.)

    If you are experiencing difficulties at this time and need to discuss student loan repayment options to keep your account in good standing, give us a call.

    Relief on existing loan payments: 800-723-2210

  • Business Account Assistance

    Looking for SBA PPP Forgiveness? BCU will be emailing personalized SBA PPP Forgiveness links to the email that was entered on the initial SBA PPP loan application.

    Download full program information at

  • Your Financial Well-Being

    As you look for continued support and answers to help you stay financially well during COVID-19, check out the comprehensive guide from Life. Money. You.® with tips and advice to help you navigate these challenging times.

    For remote one-on-one financial support during this time, schedule a 30-minute "COVID-19 Financial Check-Up" over the phone with one of our certified Goal Consultants.

    Check out two relevant financial well-being webinars:

    • Five things you can do to cope financially during COVID-19, by BCU's Financial Well-being Strategist Bjorn Larson. Watch Video.
    • Seven money moves that you can make right now to build your financial resilience, by personal finance expert, Jean Chatzky. Watch Video.


  • Beware of Scams

    In uncertain times it is typical to see an increase in fraud. Please be wary of unexpected emails or phone calls that may try to take advantage of you. Be on the lookout for scammers impersonating charities, government agencies and medical companies. The Credit Union will never call or email you and ask you to verify information we already have.

    You can also take advantage of SavvyMoney® for free credit reports and monitoring.

  • Disclosure


    *Qualification for temporary Deposit Anywhere limits is dependent on historical performance of the membership and is at the sole discretion of the Credit Union. Memberships that do not qualify for the temporary Deposit Anywhere limit increase will remain at their original daily and transactional limits. All remotely deposited checks will continue to be subject to review. We reserve the right to change these temporary Deposit Anywhere limits at any time for any reason.

    1Portfolio mortgages and home equity loans are eligible for this offer. Loan due date will be maturity date may be extended, and interest is charged for the actual number of days owed, which may result in having to pay additional interest charges. BCU reserves the right to change this offer and or program at any time for any reason.

    2Must be a current BCU member in good standing with no charge offs as of March 18, 2020 or eligible for membership through a BCU select employer group for offer. Both new and used vehicles are eligible for offer. Loan will be charged interest during the extension period. Loan subject to underwriting criteria. No loan application fees or prepayment penalties. BCU reserves the right to change this offer or program at any time for any reason.

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