If you plan on traveling, notify a member services representative by calling the office during business hours or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You may temporarily raise your debit card limit if you expect to spend over the $500 daily limit.
The limit on your card is reset every business day after 3 pm, Please note that the limit will not be reset on weekends. This means that from Friday 3pm to Monday 3pm is considered as one period.
If you are in a foreign country, transactions of large amounts are likely to be marked as suspected fraud. Please contact a Member Service Representative in this case.
If you are in a merchant where fraud cases happen frequently
If you are not using your chip at a POS machine that supports chip transactions
When you use ACH transaction to transfer funds into your SFCU account, please put our ACH routing number 036089053 as the recipient's routing number.
Please note that ACH transactions are made on your checking account by default. If you want to make an ACH to a specific account, please use one of the following suffixes to your account number. Please do not forget to include the dash. However, merchants such as Venmo may not allow a dash.
Regular Savings xxxx-RG
Regular Checking xxxx-09
Premier Checking xxxx-19
Signature Checking xxxx-29
Alumni Savings xxxx-39
You can use your SFCU debit card on Venmo/Paypal or any other third party merchant. You can open your SFCU debit card by submitting an application through our online banking system.
You can also link your SFCU accounts to Venmo/Paypal using our ACH service. When entering your account information, you should use our ACH routing number 036089053 as the recipient’s routing number.
Your account number should be in the opening account email sent to you when you first opened your account. If you cannot find the email, call the office so we can verify your identity and give you your account number.
Thank you for choosing to bank with the SFCU, the first and only student-run credit union in the
Deposits are federally insured up to at least $250,000 per individual depositor by the National
Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF).
The NCUSIF is backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government.
Have an issue with your account? Contact us through this form
Alternatively, you can email or call us.
Phone: (215) 222-2604
Our office is located at
3401 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
We are conveniently located near 34th and Walnut St. next to Van Pelt Library, Hill College
House, and the Engineering School. Specifically, we are right next to the Starbucks on 34th and
Walnut on the 4th floor of the Franklin Building A-Wing.