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Student Digital Chequing Account

Top of the class savings with ACU's student-focused accounts. 

Being a student and juggling finances can be quite challenging and demanding. As a student, you have lots of expenses, such as tuition fees, textbooks, accommodation and daily living expenses. ACU makes it easier by offering our no monthly fee student account.

This no monthly fee account is tailored to the needs of full-time secondary and post-secondary¹ students.

  • No monthly fee
  • Free electronic transactions
  • 25 free Interac e-Transfers® per month*
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ACU's student accounts check off all the features you need and want in order to manage your money.

  • No minimum balance
  • Apple®​, Google® and Samsung® pay
  • Unlimited digital intra-account transfers
  • Mobile cheque deposit

To open your account, book an appointment and become a member today!

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These supporting products are designed to enhance the overall banking experience for students and assist them in managing their finances effectively during their academic journey. 

High Rate Savings

Let your money earn more. Our High Rate Savings account gives you all the flexibility of a basic savings account, but with a higher interest rate on your balance.

  • No monthly fee
  • Earn daily interest on your closing balance
  • Free deposits

Student Line of Credit

Flexibility when you need it. Convenient access to cash to help offset any expenditures – and maybe something more fun!

  • Interest only payments while you're in school
  • 6-month grace period after graduation before full payments begin
  • No repayment penalties

Collabria Visa

18-24 and looking to build your credit score?

Apply for an ACU Collabria Visa* Centra Gold card and start building your credit score and gain the skills you need to manage your money effectively.


Digital Features

Empower yourself with greater control and convenience in managing your finances, allowing you to bank anytime, anywhere, and streamline your banking experience. 

Spotlight features:

  • Mobile cheque deposit
  • Set up recurring bill payments and pre-authorized transactions
  • Secure log in with face recognition
  • Quick balance view

Grade A values

As an ACU member-owner, you put a priority on community values. We believe in ethical business, advocating for diversity, inclusion and Reconciliation, and helping new Canadians, the underserved, non-profits and entrepreneurs.

For all new ACU members in 2023, we’re supporting Trees Winnipeg to help grow our urban canopy.

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Not an ACU member yet?

Money doing more isn’t just a slogan at ACU. It guides us in how we do business. It conveys our ongoing commitment to economic, social, and environmental health. It's our promise to members and a commitment to the communities in which we live and work.

ACU is guided by the principles of "values-based banking," meaning that the credit union remains financially strong while being socially, environmentally and ethically responsible. We believe that money should be used for good, to bring financial comfort, to help people's lives, and to improve the environment.

Each of our members is also an owner of ACU. Members helped shape the credit union into a financial co-operative dedicated to the triple bottom line of people, planet and prosperity.

When you become a member, you’re not just joining ACU, you're joining a movement! ACU is Manitoba's only B  CorpTM accredited credit union. You are supporting a local co-operative that has joined 6,500 businesses, in 80 countries worldwide that are leading a global movement of using business as a force for good.

Join us and discover what money doing more is all about.
Together let's be the difference.

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More details

ACU Student Digital
To see a full list of account details you can view them here.
High Rate Savings

To see a full list of account details you can view them here.


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