Oakland University Credit Union (OUCU) Opens New Branch on Oakland University’s Campus

OUCU announces the opening of their new Oakland Center Branch.

AUBURN HILLS, MI (September 6, 2013) — Patrick McPharlin, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), is proud to announce that Oakland University Credit Union (OUCU) is now ready to serve the Oakland University (OU) faculty, students, and community with the opening of their new branch. The new OUCU branch is located in the Oakland Center on OU’s campus.

McPharlin, commented, “We are excited to strengthen our partnership with the University and once again be the official financial institution on campus. This new branch will help us to provide our growing membership of the Oakland University community the same superior service they are accustomed to, and allow us to serve new members at a more convenient location.”

The Oakland Center Branch officially opened its doors during the OU student move-in Saturday, August 31, 2013, to serve the students. This new branch is a full-service branch for all OU students, faculty, and visitors, and offers all services available at the Credit Union’s other locations as well as a walk-up ATM and loan services. The branch is now open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Please visit if you have any questions.

Oakland University Credit Union is a trade-name of the MSU Federal Credit Union, the world’s largest university-based credit union, which offers a full range of personal- and business-related financial services to Michigan State University and Oakland University faculty, staff, students, alumni association members, and their families worldwide in addition to a variety of select employee groups. OUCU began their partnership with Oakland University in the late 1950s after Alfred and Matilda Wilson donated $2 million and their 1,500-acre estate to Michigan State University to start a new college in Oakland County. The Credit Union was the financial institution that provided financial services to the university employees during that time and continued to serve the OU community after Oakland University became its own entity. Now, MSUFCU and OUCU together have thirteen branches, over 176,000 members, more than $2.4 billion in assets, and over 520 employees.  

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