LOC Federal Credit Union Partnership


Help teach your student the value of saving with LOC! 
Voyager Student Run Credit Union 2017-2018 opening day October 5, 2017.

In 1995, LOC Federal Credit Union opened its first student-run credit union in Farmington Hills. Today, LOC is a proud partner with Farmington Public Schools, Hartland Consolidated Schools, and the Howell Public School District and operates 21 in-school branches. Our in-school program and this community partnership strengthen student advancement as a result of exposure to positive community role models. 

For 7 years, LOC Federal Credit Union has operated a full-service, student-run branch at Voyager. Our student-run credit unions are managed by students with the supervision of an LOC employee. Student employees gain hands-on experience on how to run a branch and they perform duties of the various positions available at a financial institution. They are also taught real-life work skills, such as 

• Resume writing and interviewing techniques 
• Professionalism and team work 
• Development of responsibility and leadership skills                      
• Increased student confidence 
• Counting money efficiently   
• Financial education classroom presentations 
• Importance of having healthy savings habits 
• Interpersonal and communication skills 
• Increased math skills and more 

Not only does this program teach valuable skills to students working the credit union, this also gives all students real-life lessons in savings and finance. All students, staff, and parents at Voyager are eligible to open an LOC account through the student-run credit union. 

Voyager Credit Union is open Thursday afternoons from 1:55 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. and operates under the direction of Stephanie Cole, Youth & Community Development Coordinator at LOC. To open an account, access the links below. Print and complete an application and return to Ms. Cole on Thursdays from 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. or go directly to LOC’s website to apply for an account online.   

Account Application
Parent Question and Answers

For a full list of student-run branch locations and operational hours, visit locfederal.com/cuatschool.

For additional information or with further questions, contact:
Stephanie Cole, Youth & Community Development Coordinator at LOC.