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Elevations Credit Union is honored to serve the Faculty, Students and Alumni of CU Boulder. Buff One Banking is our college checking account designed just for CU Boulder students with no monthly fee, no minimum balance and all the A+ tools and features you could ask for.

Buff One Banking has no monthly account fee and no minimum balance, plus:

One card for everything.

Buff One debit card

Link your Buff OneCard Student ID with Buff One Banking to easily access the 10 Elevations ATMs on campus.

Easy to send money.

Our transfer options make it easy for parents to send funds to their students, even if a parent isn’t an Elevations member.

Bank from anywhere

Access the full-service Elevations branch on campus and get eight surcharge-free transactions per month** at nearly 30,000 ATMs nationwide. Plus, digital banking is always at your fingertips, with online banking available on any device and mobile apps for Apple and Android devices.

Which card is right for you?

Elevations Visa Signature Cash Rewards

Giving back to you and the community with each swipe.

Elevations Visa Siganture Cash Rewards card

New cardmember offer

Earn $100 bonus after you spend $1,000 in the first 90 days.

  • Rewards*
    Earn unlimited 1.5% cash back for every dollar you spend. Plus, Elevations donates 2¢ for local causes through the Elevations Foundation every time you swipe your card.
  • Additional Benefits
    Get reimbursed for damage or theft on eligible cell phones.
  • APR**
    Starting at 16.24%

Which card is right for you?

Elevations Visa Signature Travel Rewards

Explore the world while giving back at home.

Elevations Visa Siganture Travel Rewards card

New cardmember offer

Earn 20,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 in the first 90 days after account opening.

  • Rewards*
    Earn unlimited 1.5 points for every $1 you spend to redeem on flights, hotels and more. Plus, Elevations donates 2 cents for local causes through the Elevations Foundation every time you swipe your card.
  • Additional Benefits
    Enjoy travel accident insurance, lost luggage reimbursement, trip cancellation coverage and trip delay reimbursement.
  • APR**
    Starting at 16.24%

** Credit qualifications and membership required. Credit card rate as low as and subject to change. For complete terms, please see the Elevations Visa Application and Solicitation Disclosure (PDF)

Elevations Credit Union invests in your well-being.

Elevations offers the services you’ve come to expect from traditional banks, but unlike others, this nonprofit is dedicated to supporting CU Boulder and the greater community along Colorado’s Front Range. Founded on campus more than 60 years ago, Elevations preps students for financial success with Buff One Banking, free financial consultations and education, and even scholarship support.

Elevations Credit Union invests in your student’s well-being.

Elevations offers the services you’ve come to expect from traditional banks, but unlike others, this nonprofit is dedicated to supporting CU Boulder and the greater community along Colorado’s Front Range. Founded on campus more than 60 years ago, Elevations preps students for financial success with Buff One Banking (a checking account designed just for CU Boulder students), free financial consultations and education, and even scholarship support.

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*Elevations will deposit $100 into the Membership Savings account. A new Buff One Banking checking account is required for eligibility. Must be a new Elevations member and a University of Colorado Boulder student. If the account does not remain open through May 1, 2023, your $100 will be forfeited and debited from the account balance. The $100 will be described as a dividend adjustment on your account. You will receive a 1099-INT form stating dividend income for tax reporting purposes. Offer valid May 1, 2022, through September 30, 2022.

** The first eight (8) CO-OP ATM transactions per month are surcharge free. After that, you will be charged $1.50 per CO-OP ATM transaction.

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Your savings are federally insured to at least $250,000 and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government. National Credit Union Administration, a U.S. Government Agency.