Membership at the NC State Employees' Credit Union is available to North Carolina State employees, public school employees, retirees from state employment or the public school systems, and employees in county departments of Health, Mental Health, Social Services or Civil Defense. Members of the North Carolina National Guard are eligible for membership, as are the immediate family of current members and those sharing a single economic unit with current members.
Eligible individuals may open a share account at NC State Employees' Credit Union with a minimum deposit of $25, as of 2015. Benefits of opening an account include lower interest rates on loans, high deposit rates and low fees. Members also enjoy online banking, which gives them the option to conduct various transactions without the need to visit a local branch. To open account, visit ncsecu.org, or locate a local branch for an application.
SECU is a credit union that is actively involved in the community. In 2015, SECU raised over $53,000 for March of Dimes. The credit union also maintains the SECU Foundation, which helps fund projects in the area of housing, health care, education and human services. SECU also has a program that supports North Carolina troops stationed overseas. Many volunteer gather to secure items on soldiers' wish lists and prepare packages to send to the troops.