United Credit Union is offering a $480 loan for CTU members affected by the recent lock-out.

To be eligible for the loan you must be an active member of Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and be a member of United Credit Union.

If you are currently not a member of United Credit Union, you will need to complete the Non-Member Application. A $25 initial deposit is required and can be deducted from the loan amount.

Existing United Credit Union Members should complete the Existing Member Application.

Required Documentation

口 Complete loan application. 

A copy of your Driver’s License or State ID (with current address).

Valid Proof of address if different than your ID (e.g., most recent utility bill, lease, mortgage doc)

口 CTU active member must complete and submit Form A , attesting that they honored the job action.


Use this checklist to complete your application. All materials must be submitted with this application. Your application will not be processed if it is incomplete.

Complete application.

Sign and date application.

Include “Required Documentation” above.

Submit Your Application

  1. Submit your application in person by visiting one of the following United Credit Union branch locations. Please note that we are not accepting applications at our Evergreen Park branch.

4444 S. Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60632

4747 W. Peterson Ave. Ste 100
Chicago, IL 60646

Hyde Park
1526 E. 55th Street
Chicago, IL 60615

Chicago Teachers Union
1901 W. Carroll Ave. Ste 201A
Chicago, IL 60612

  1. Email the application to CTUloanapplication@unitedcreditunion.com.

Call 773‐376-6000 (representative available Mon – Fri 9:00 a.m.‐5:30 p.m. and Sat. 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) or email CTUloanapplication@unitedcreditunion.com.

Please visit our United Credit Union Strike FAQ Page