Buff One Banking

Elevations offers Buff One student banking for free checking

Welcome CU-Boulder Students


Buff One Banking is the ONLY account that transforms your Buff OneCard Student ID into an ATM card. We are the only financial institution with a branch on campus, right in the UMC. Buff One Banking includes:

  • Checking with no minimum balance and no monthly service charges.
  • Free Visa Debit Card with rewards.
  • Free mobile and online banking with bill pay.
  • Convenient access online, on campus, and beyond.
  • Savings Account with a $25 minimum balance. (Your membership share in Elevations Credit Union.)

More resources to help you succeed:

Buff One Banking Access

  • Branch on campus (view campus map) plus 5,000 Shared Branches nationwide
  • 8 Free ATMs on campus (view campus map) plus 30,000 ATMs nationwide.
  • Free Online Banking.
  • Free eDocuments Optional mailed documents (statements and notices) $3.00/month.
  • Free Automated Telephone Teller. Call 303.449.9999
  • Contact Center. Call 303.443.4672 or toll-free at 800.429.7626

Need Money from Home?

  • Make deposits at over 5,000 CO-OP Shared Branches.
  • Parents who are joint on their student's account and have a Visa Debit Card can make deposits at over 30,000 CO-OP ATMs nationwide.
  • Online transfer funds options allow parents to easily transfer money into student accounts.
  • Parents can make mail-in deposits.
  • Parents can wire money to their student’s account for fast, emergency cash.
  • Parents can give their student an allowance directly from their paycheck if direct deposit is available from their employer.

Call us: 303.443.4672, 800.429.7626 | Apply by Mail | Stop by a branch