When you become a Wescom member, you become part of our community and enjoy member benefits like:

  • ✔ Access to your direct deposit up to two days faster††
  • ✔ Cash when you need it through the CO-OP® network of fee-free ATMs (more than 30,000 located across the U. S. and Canada)
  • ✔ “Wherever You Are” banking with Wescom Mobile Banking, so you can check balances, pay bills, deposit checks with SnapDeposit, transfer funds, and MORE—on-the-spot, on your schedule
  • ✔ Service with a smile that you’ll come to experience

Here’s what you’ll need to open a Student Account:

  • ✔ If applicable, please have your TIN number available
  • ✔ Bruin ID, in addition to A foreign passport or state ID
  • ✔ UCLA Letter of acceptance or UCLA I-20/DS-2019 form

Email uclabranch@wescom.org to open an account today.

You can also visit us at any Wescom branch to open your account or, to learn more, call us at 1-888-8WESCOM (1-888-893-7266).

Anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in Southern California is eligible to open an account at Wescom. A $1 deposit to a Regular Savings Account is required. Certain conditions and restrictions apply. Ask for further details.

†† Wescom will post your direct deposit when it is received, regardless of the settlement date. Early access to your direct deposit of funds is not guaranteed and is dependent on the timing of funding by the payer. Wescom does not control when the direct deposit is received.

Financial Education

Understanding all aspects of your financial life is key to making healthy financial decisions. Wescom offers financial education resources for all Bruins, which includes 25 free modules featuring interactive content to help prepare you for a successful financial future.

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