University of Minnesota
U Card Office

TCF U Card Checking

Staff/Faculty Account Benefits

As an incoming staff or faculty member you can open a TCF U Card Checking account at the Card Office when you get your U Card!

As an existing staff or faculty member you can open your TCF U Card Checking account at the U Cad Office, the Stadium Village or Coffman Memorial Union branches!

You Get:

  • Free Checking
    No minimum balance, no monthly service charges or fees and no opening deposit required
  • Free Checks
    Regular or custom U of M design, singles or duplicates, easy to order at the U Card Office or at either the Stadium Village or Coffman Union branches
  • Unlimited Check Writing
    Never a processing fee
  • Free Gift!
    TCF gives you a U of M sweatshirt as a thank you gift when you make your initial $25 deposit in your new TCF U Card Checking Account
  • Free Unlimited ATM Transactions
    At TCF EXPRESS TELLER® ATMs including deposits, withdrawals, balance inquiries or to transfer funds between a TCF checking & savings account - TCF will waive its fee for up to four withdrawals at non-TCF ATMs each statement cycle & its fee for all out-of-state ATMs.
  • Free TCF Preferred Online Banking
    With free Bill Pay at
  • Free Direct Deposit
    Financial Aid credit balances and/or Payroll
  • Free 24-hour Automated Phone Service
  • Free TCF Express Coin Service
  • Free TCF Golden Gopher Check Card
  • Free Notary Service
  • Free Travelers' Cheques
  • Free Cashiers' Checks
  • 1⁄4% Bonus on CDs
  • 1⁄4% Discount on Home Equity and Credit Lines with Electronic Payment
  • TCF Classic Money Market™ Account
    no minimum balance or monthly fee

Use your TCF U Card Checking account to directly deposit your payroll. It’s safe and secure. Or if you are taking classes, direct deposit your student financial aid credit balances. Get your financial aid fast!

Check out the helpful TCF Bank Links below:
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Campus Banking for the U of M Twin Cities

What You Need to Know About Overdrafts

Overdraft Protection Services

Customer Service Resources

Convenient TCF Online Banking at
Convenient TCF Telephone Banking 612-TCF-BANK
or 1-800-823-2265 in Greater MN.

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