Notre Dame FCU


Founded in 1941, Notre Dame FCU has grown from its origins in the Admin Building at the University of Notre Dame. Today, we serve over 850 groups in all 50 states.

Finance Tips for New College Students

Updated August 9, 2013

Starting college is one of those rites of passage that can be simultaneously thrilling and terrifying. You know the saying from “Spiderman” – with great power comes great responsibility. As a college student, you will have more power than you’re most likely used to – you will have the power to make your own decisions on a daily basis with little to no supervision or parental input. This power can also make it easy to fail if you misuse it, and some mistakes can hamper your future plans, particularly financially. The responsible habits you make as a college

Notre Dame FCU Voted as Michiana's Favorite Financial Institution

We want to give our sincere thanks to everyone who voted us as Favorite Financial Institution in the 2013 South Bend Tribune Readers’ Choice Awards ! Our utmost priority is to put our members’ needs first and we strive to do whatever we can to help them find financial empowerment.

So how exactly are we doing that? Our members come from all walks of life; therefore, we offer a variety of products and services that are tailored to the different financial life stages.



Notre Dame Federal Credit Union Pays Off Member's Student Loans

NOTRE DAME, Indiana (July 30, 2013) –United States’ student loan debt is at an all time high. The Federal Reserve of New York reports student loan debt at $966 billion as of the fourth quarter of 2012. This staggering amount surpasses both auto loan and credit cards, making student loan debt the largest form of consumer debt outside of mortgages.

Notre Dame FCU’s President and CEO, Tom Gryp commented, “We are in the Financial Empowerment Business. Many of our members expressed that overwhelming student loan debt was preventing them

Saving Money on Back-to-School Supplies

With schools having less and less available funding, it is increasingly up to the parents to provide the necessary supplies for back-to-school time. Although at first glance, the list of required school supplies may seem harmless, the cost can really add up, especially if you have multiple school-aged kids. With a few cost-cutting maneuvers, you can make school expenses fit comfortably into your budget.

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Ho Ping House

A Notre Dame FCU Favorite!

From the official website: "Ho means "Harmony"; Ping means "safe and sound"; Ho Ping means "peaceful" in Chinese and so it's our atmosphere. With "Ho Ping" spirit, Ho Ping House Chinese Restaurant has been firmly established as one of the best and fanciest Chinese restaurant in the region, setting the trends in both creative and tradition Chinese cuisine."

Parents/Alumni - How to Become a Member of Notre Dame FCU

Congratulations! Over the next several years, you and your family will enjoy one of the best educational experiences available, and we would like to also welcome you to one of the best financial options available! As a parent of a Notre Dame student, you're automatically eligible for membership -- click here to see all the other ways you can be eligible to join.

La Salle Grill

A Notre Dame FCU favorite!

If you are looking for a great Four Diamond Restaurant in South Bend you should check out the La Salle Grill. The cuisine is modern American with a blend of many classic and ethnic preparations. Menu selections stimulate and intrigue the palate. Presentations are unique, creative, tastefully prepared, artfully served and will please even the most sophisticated and discerning diner. Only the highest quality and freshest foods are used.

If you enjoy a nice wine with dinner their wine list, featuring 350