Connexus Membership

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At Connexus, you’re more than a customer.

Become a member-owner of a not-for-profit, nationwide credit union. Join Connexus today to experience the convenience of a bank — but with plenty of additional perks including lower rates, higher yields, fewer fees, and personal service.

Why choose Connexus Credit Union?

As a credit union, we return our profits back to our members. This allows us to offer lower rates, higher yields, and fewer fees than our competitors. Here’s how much our members saved‍1 in 2023 by choosing Connexus over a national bank:


There are many advantages to joining a credit union, but with so many options to choose from, it can be difficult to find the one that’s best for you. Here’s what makes Connexus stand out from the pack:

Ranked among the best

We are consistently named one of the nation’s top credit unions by Kiplinger, NerdWallet, and Forbes Advisor.

Innovative online features

Our Digital Banking allows you to manage your money on the go. Plus, our app is rated among the best banking apps available.

Culture of caring

Our Connexus Cares program is committed to supporting the organizations that keep our communities healthy and thriving.

Anyone in the U.S. is eligible to join Connexus

Simply become a member of the Connexus Association through a one-time $5 donation.‍2

Additionally, individuals that meet one of the below criteria can join without a donation:

Spouses, family members, and those living in the same household of an existing member.

Employees, retirees, family members, members, students, or student alumni of one of the following groups
  • ALPA Union
  • Aqua Finance
  • Aspirus Inc
  • BMW Motorcycle Owners of America Group or its successor
  • Buell Riders Adventure Group
  • Cincinnati Bell
  • Cintel
  • Convergys
  • Endura
  • Harley Owners Group
  • Honeywell
  • Kraft or Bombardier Company and its majority-owned subsidies in the U.S.
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Marketplace Home Mortgage
  • Marshfield Clinic
  • Minnesota Consumer Council
  • Northcentral Technical College
  • Orbital ATK
  • Organizations of any motorcycle dealer located in the IL or WI counties of Winnebago, Boone, Jo Daviess, Knox, Lake, Warren, McHenry, or Stephenson
  • Successors Rockwell Automation and its subsidiaries and affiliates
  • TSI Incorporated
Residents of one of the following communities or counties
  • Boone, IL
  • Jo Daviess, IL
  • Knox, IL
  • Lake, IL
  • McHenry, IL
  • Stephenson, IL
  • Warren, IL
  • Winnebago, IL
  • Brooklyn Center, MN
  • Crystal, MN
  • Golden Valley, MN
  • Hopkins, MN
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • New Hope, MN
  • Robbinsdale, MN
  • St. Louis Park, MN
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Norwood, OH
  • Adams County, WI
  • Barron, WI
  • Chippewa, WI
  • Clark County, WI
  • Columbia, WI
  • Dane, WI
  • Dodge, WI
  • Iowa, WI
  • Juneau County, WI
  • Langlade County, WI
  • Lincoln County, WI
  • Marathon County, WI
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Oneida, WI
  • Ozaukee, WI
  • Portage County, WI
  • Price, WI
  • Racine, WI
  • Rusk, WI
  • Sauk, WI
  • Shawano County, WI
  • Taylor County, WI
  • Washington, WI
  • Waukesha, WI
  • Waushara County, WI
  • Wood County, WI
  • Within 25 miles of Sheldon, WI or 15 miles of Chetek, WI

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FAQs: You asked. We answered.

How do I become a member of Connexus Credit Union?
You can become a member opening any account at Connexus. To do this, click Become a Member and select the account(s) or loan(s) you want.
If I don’t live near a Connexus branch, can I still become a member?
Of course! You are eligible to become a member by joining the Connexus Association. This requires a one-time $5 donation* that will be used to provide financial education services to those in need.