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Become a Member

Becoming a member is simple and qualifies you for numerous benefits and perks for life regardless of where you live or work. We call it the credit union difference.

Discover the Credit Union Difference

To become a member, open a Georgia United share (savings) account. A Georgia United share account is your membership account and requires a minimum $5 opening deposit plus a $5 one-time, non-refundable membership fee. You must be at least 18 years of age for an individual membership.

What You'll Need

Before you begin, please ensure that you have the following information available for you and any joint account owners:

  • Address
  • Date of Birth
  • Social Security Number
  • Valid Driver’s License or State Issued ID

Please note, an inquiry to the consumer reporting agencies will be submitted for the primary applicant and any joint owners named on the account(s).

Accounts for Minors

To open a membership for someone under the age of 18, please visit a branch location or call 888.493.4328. Note that a joint owner must be on the account for children and teens.

Interested in becoming a member?

There are many ways to qualify - just meet one of the eligibility requirements and join today. 

County of Residence or Employment

Anyone living or working in any of the following areas are eligible to join: 

  • Barrow County
  • Bartow County
  • Butts County
  • Chatham County
  • Cherokee County
  • Clarke County
  • Cobb County 
  • City of Cumming
  • City of Norcross
  • Clayton County
  • Coweta County
  • Dawson County
  • DeKalb County
  • Douglas County
  • Fayette County
  • Forsyth County
  • Fulton County
  • Gordon County
  • Gwinnett County
  • Hall County
  • Henry County
  • Jackson County
  • Jasper County
  • Laurens County
  • Madison County
  • Morgan County
  • Murray County
  • Newton County
  • Oglethorpe County
  • Oconee County
  • Paulding County
  • Rockdale County
  • Spalding County
  • Walton County
  • Whitfield County


  • Immediate family members of a Georgia United member or eligible non-member
  • Persons residing in the same household as a Georgia United member or eligible non-member


  • Employees and members of the Catholic Community
  • County employees of the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG)
  • Employees and retirees of our Select Employee Groups
  • Georgia Tech employees and retirees
  • State agencies of Georgia to include all authorities, bureaus, boards and commissions
  • University of Georgia employees, retirees, students and alumni

School Systems

We welcome employees and retirees of the following public, private and parochial schools, as well as colleges and universities. 

Public School Systems 

  • Clarke County Schools
  • Dalton City Schools
  • Dawson County Schools
  • DeKalb County Schools
  • Dublin City Schools
  • Forsyth County Schools
  • Henry County Schools
  • Laurens County Schools
  • Madison County Schools
  • Newton County Schools
  • Rockdale County Schools
  • Social Circle Schools
  • Whitfield County Schools

Private and Parochial Schools

  • Blessed Trinity High School
  • Christ the King
  • Greater Atlanta Christian School
  • Holy Redeemer
  • Holy Spirit Preparatory
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary
  • Marist
  • Monsignor Walter J. Donovan High School
  • Notre Dame Academy
  • Our Lady of Mercy
  • Our Lady of the Assumption
  • Our Lady of Victory
  • Pinecrest Academy
  • Providence Christian School
  • Queen of Angels
  • St. Catherine of Siena
  • St. John Neumann Regional
  • St. John the Evangelist
  • St. Joseph's, Athens
  • St. Joseph's, Marietta
  • St. Mary's
  • St. Peter Claver
  • St. Pius X
  • St. Thomas More
  • Solidarity School

Colleges & Universities

  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
  • Agnes Scott College
  • Albany State University
  • Albany Technical College
  • Altamaha Technical College
  • American Intercontinental University
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University
  • Atlanta Metropolitan College
  • Athens Technical College
  • Atlanta Technical College
  • Augusta State University
  • Augusta Technical College
  • Bainbridge College
  • Brewton Parker College
  • Central Georgia Technical College
  • Chattahoochee Technical College
  • Clayton State University
  • College of Costal Georgia
  • Columbus State University
  • Columbus Technical College
  • Dalton College
  • Dalton State College
  • Darton College
  • DeKalb Technical College
  • DeVry University
  • East Georgia College
  • Fort Valley State University
  • Gainesville State College
  • Georgia College & State University
  • Georgia Gwinnett College
  • Georgia Health Sciences University
  • Georgia Highlands College
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Georgia Northwest Technical College
  • Georgia Perimeter College
  • Georgia Southern University
  • Georgia Southwestern State University
  • Georgia State University
  • Gordon College
  • Gwinnett Technical College
  • Kennesaw State University
  • Lanier Technical College
  • Macon State College
  • Mercer University
  • North Georgia College & State University
  • Middle Georgia Technical College
  • Moultrie Technical College
  • North Georgia Technical College
  • Oconee Fall Line Technical College
  • Ogeechee Technical College
  • Oglethorpe University
  • Okefenokee Technical College
  • Savannah State University
  • Skidaway Institute of Oceanography
  • South Georgia College
  • South Georgia Technical College
  • Southeastern Technical College
  • Southern Crescent Technical College
  • Southern Polytechnic State University
  • Southwest Georgia Technical College
  • West Georgia Technical College
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
  • University of Georgia (students and alumni also eligible)
  • University of West Georgia
  • Valdosta State University
  • Waycross College
I've never belonged to a credit union before, and the experience was much better than the bank I've used for the last 10 plus years...Not to mention the interest rates are great as well.
- Michael M.
The ease of the process of becoming a member, the knowledge, kindness and courtesy of the staff was exceptional! This experience was our best so far out of all our banking relationships! We have already brought family members to become members and we will bring more! Keep up the great work!
- Henry B.
This bank has been amazingly helpful from the first day I opened my account.
- Selena B.
It was a very rewarding experience and it feels like a family you just become a part of. I matter and that is big.
- Barbara C.