Localities within VECU’s Field of Membership:
Newport News, Williamsburg; James City County; York County; Isle of Wight County; Gloucester County; Mathews County.
There are many ways to join Virginia Educators Credit Union. If you meet any of the criteria below, you are eligible to open an account with VECU! If you are unsure whether you qualify, please feel free to Contact Us!
You qualify for membership if you are:
- A student in one of the localities within VECU’s field of membership
- Engaged in educational services at a school within VECU’s field of membership
- Employed by an educational organization, or public/private school system within VECU’s field of membership
- Engaged in or a member of a school auxiliary and/or activity service (such as a Parent Teacher Association (PTA)) within VECU’s field of membership
- A retiree of a school system within VECU’s field of membership
- A retired educator currently residing in one of the localities included in VECU’s field of membership
- Alumnus of a college or university in Newport News, or Williamsburg (such as Christopher Newport University, College of William & Mary, etc.)
- A Hampton University employees, faculty members, students, or alumnus
- A student attending Thomas Nelson Community College
- A family member related by blood, marriage, or by law to a current VECU members
- An Un-remarried spouses of a deceased VECU member
If you do not currently fall into any of the categories listed above but are still interested in VECU membership, consider supporting any school in VECU’s field of membership by joining their Parent Teacher Association (PTA). PTA membership can start as low as $5.00 per year and is used to fund school activities that might not be possible otherwise. Contact a school near you for details about joining the PTA today!
Member for Life:
Even if you move or change jobs, once you join Virginia Educators Credit Union, you can be a member for life. Just keep your account active and in good standing. This is the credit union philosophy of “Once a Member, Always a Member.”